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Total Available Active Military Manpower by Country


Active available personnel form the spearhead of any military endeavor.

Active military personnel are those "ready-to-fight" elements. This listing is for the purposes of detailing the total active military manpower available to any one country today - these forces naturally becoming the initial elements that would be committed to combat.

The data presented below is through 2017.

1
National Flag
2,260,000  
China
CHN
2
National Flag
1,373,650  
United States
USA
3
National Flag
1,362,500  
India
IND
4
National Flag
945,000  
North Korea
NKO
5
National Flag
798,527  
Russia
RUS
6
National Flag
637,000  
Pakistan
PAK
7
National Flag
627,500  
South Korea
SKO
8
National Flag
534,000  
Iran
IRN
9
National Flag
520,000  
Algeria
ALG
10
National Flag
454,250  
Egypt
EGP
11
National Flag
448,500  
Vietnam
VTN
12
National Flag
435,750  
Indonesia
INO
13
National Flag
406,000  
Myanmar
MYA
14
National Flag
382,850  
Turkey
TUR
15
National Flag
369,100  
Colombia
COL
16
National Flag
335,425  
Thailand
THA
17
National Flag
334,500  
Brazil
BRA
18
National Flag
273,575  
Mexico
MEX
19
National Flag
257,500  
Taiwan
TAI
20
National Flag
248,575  
Japan
JPN
21
National Flag
247,500  
Italy
ITA
22
National Flag
231,000  
Saudi Arabia
SAR
23
National Flag
204,000  
France
FRA
24
National Flag
202,500  
Sri Lanka
SRL
25
National Flag
200,000  
Afghanistan
AFG
26
National Flag
198,000  
Morocco
MOR
27
National Flag
197,500  
South Sudan
SSU
28
National Flag
182,000  
Ukraine
UKR
29
National Flag
180,000  
Germany
GER
30
National Flag
177,150  
Sudan
SUD
31
National Flag
172,500  
Philippines
PHI
32
National Flag
168,250  
Israel
ISR
33
National Flag
168,000  
Iraq
IRQ
34
National Flag
162,000  
Ethiopia
ETH
35
National Flag
161,500  
Greece
GRE
36
National Flag
160,000  
Bangladesh
BAN
37
National Flag
154,000  
Syria
SYR
38
National Flag
151,175  
United Kingdom
UKD
39
National Flag
144,625  
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
40
National Flag
125,000  
Cambodia
CMB
41
National Flag
124,100  
Spain
SPA
42
National Flag
124,000  
Nigeria
NIG
43
National Flag
115,000  
Venezuela
VEN
44
National Flag
110,000  
Malaysia
MLY
45
National Flag
109,650  
Poland
POL
46
National Flag
107,000  
Angola
ANG
47
National Flag
105,600  
Jordan
JOR
48
National Flag
100,830  
Peru
PER
49
National Flag
96,000  
Lebanon
LEB
50
National Flag
95,000  
Nepal
NEP
51
National Flag
79,000  
Canada
CAN
52
National Flag
78,050  
South Africa
SAF
53
National Flag
75,000  
Argentina
ARG
54
National Flag
74,500  
Kazakhstan
KAZ
55
National Flag
72,750  
Romania
ROM
56
National Flag
72,000  
Singapore
SIN
57
National Flag
69,500  
Cuba
CUB
58
National Flag
67,000  
Azerbaijan
AZR
59
National Flag
65,000  
Chile
CHI
60
National Flag
64,000  
United Arab Emirates
UAE
61
National Flag
60,000  
Australia
AUS
62
National Flag
57,300  
Oman
OMA
63
National Flag
56,500  
Uzbekistan
UZB
64
National Flag
56,500  
Belarus
BLR
65
National Flag
50,925  
Dominican Republic
DOM
66
National Flag
50,000  
Albania
ALB
67
National Flag
45,000  
Uganda
UGA
68
National Flag
44,800  
Armenia
ARM
69
National Flag
44,800  
Bolivia
BOL
70
National Flag
43,500  
Yemen
YEM
71
National Flag
42,705  
Netherlands
NET
72
National Flag
40,075  
Serbia
SER
73
National Flag
40,000  
Ecuador
ECU
74
National Flag
38,150  
Tunisia
TUN
75
National Flag
35,000  
Portugal
POR
76
National Flag
35,000  
Libya
LIB
77
National Flag
33,150  
Bulgaria
BUL
78
National Flag
32,300  
Belgium
BEL
79
National Flag
30,500  
Chad
CHD
80
National Flag
30,325  
Georgia
GEO
81
National Flag
30,000  
Zimbabwe
ZIM
82
National Flag
30,000  
Laos
LAO
83
National Flag
30,000  
Turkmenistan
TKM
84
National Flag
30,000  
Tanzania
TAN
85
National Flag
29,350  
Finland
FIN
86
National Flag
26,500  
Norway
NOR
87
National Flag
25,000  
Austria
AST
88
National Flag
25,000  
Uruguay
URU
89
National Flag
24,150  
Kenya
KEN
90
National Flag
23,250  
Hungary
HUN
91
National Flag
22,000  
Czech Republic
CZR
92
National Flag
21,875  
Sweden
SWE
93
National Flag
21,000  
Switzerland
SWI
94
National Flag
20,800  
Denmark
DEN
95
National Flag
20,000  
El Salvador
ESL
96
National Flag
18,525  
Croatia
CRO
97
National Flag
17,450  
Ivory Coast
IVC
98
National Flag
16,775  
Guatemala
GUA
99
National Flag
16,015  
Lithuania
LIT
100
National Flag
15,900  
Somalia
SOM
101
National Flag
15,870  
Mauritania
MAU
102
National Flag
15,500  
Kuwait
KUW
103
National Flag
15,100  
Zambia
ZAM
104
National Flag
15,000  
Cameroon
CAM
105
National Flag
14,675  
Slovakia
SLK
106
National Flag
13,700  
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
107
National Flag
13,500  
Madagascar
MAD
108
National Flag
13,500  
Ghana
GHA
109
National Flag
13,000  
Nicaragua
NIC
110
National Flag
12,750  
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
111
National Flag
12,000  
Panama
PAN
112
National Flag
12,000  
Honduras
HON
113
National Flag
12,000  
Qatar
QTR
114
National Flag
11,600  
Bahrain
BAH
115
National Flag
11,200  
Mozambique
MOZ
116
National Flag
10,750  
Sierra Leone
SIE
117
National Flag
10,700  
Paraguay
PAR
118
National Flag
10,275  
Mongolia
MON
119
National Flag
10,000  
Republic of the Congo
ROC
120
National Flag
9,500  
Namibia
NAM
121
National Flag
9,155  
Latvia
LAT
122
National Flag
9,000  
New Zealand
NWZ
123
National Flag
9,000  
Botswana
BOT
124
National Flag
8,055  
Macedonia
MAC
125
National Flag
7,500  
Slovenia
SLV
126
National Flag
7,500  
Mali
MAL
127
National Flag
7,500  
Bhutan
BUT
128
National Flag
7,400  
Tajikistan
TAJ
129
National Flag
5,825  
Central African Republic
CAR
130
National Flag
5,500  
Niger
NGR
131
National Flag
5,000  
Estonia
EST
132
National Flag
4,850  
Gabon
GAB
133
National Flag
2,170  
Suriname
SUR