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Total Available Active Military Manpower by Country

Active available personnel form the spearhead of any military endeavor.

Total Available Active Military Manpower by Country

Active available personnel form the spearhead of any military endeavor.

OVERVIEW



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 2019.


1
China
CHN
2,183,000
2
India
IND
1,362,500
3
United States
USA
1,281,900
4
North Korea
NKO
1,280,000
5
Russia
RUS
1,013,628
6
Pakistan
PAK
654,000
7
South Korea
SKO
625,000
8
Iran
IRN
523,000
9
Vietnam
VTN
482,000
10
Egypt
EGP
440,000
11
Myanmar
MYA
406,000
12
Indonesia
INO
400,000
13
Thailand
THA
360,000
14
Turkey
TUR
355,000
15
Brazil
BRA
334,500
16
Colombia
COL
295,000
17
Mexico
MEX
277,000
18
Japan
JPN
247,157
19
Sri Lanka
SRL
245,000
20
Saudi Arabia
SAR
230,000
21
Taiwan
TAI
215,000
22
France
FRA
205,000
23
Ukraine
UKR
205,000
24
South Sudan
SSU
197,500
25
Morocco
MOR
196,000
26
Germany
GER
178,641
27
Italy
ITA
175,000
28
Afghanistan
AFG
175,000
29
Israel
ISR
170,000
30
Iraq
IRQ
165,000
31
Bangladesh
BAN
160,000
32
United Kingdom
UKD
150,000
33
Syria
SYR
142,000
34
Ethiopia
ETH
140,000
35
Greece
GRE
140,000
36
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
134,000
37
Algeria
ALG
130,000
38
Philippines
PHI
125,000
39
Cambodia
CMB
125,000
40
Spain
SPA
124,000
41
Nigeria
NIG
120,000
42
Venezuela
VEN
120,000
43
Malaysia
MLY
110,000
44
Angola
ANG
107,000
45
Poland
POL
105,000
46
Sudan
SUD
104,000
47
Jordan
JOR
100,000
48
Nepal
NEP
95,000
49
Peru
PER
90,000
50
Chile
CHI
77,000
51
Argentina
ARG
75,000
52
Lebanon
LEB
75,000
53
Singapore
SIN
72,500
54
Romania
ROM
70,000
55
Azerbaijan
AZR
67,000
56
South Africa
SAF
66,300
57
United Arab Emirates
UAE
64,000
58
Canada
CAN
64,000
59
Australia
AUS
60,000
60
Dominican Republic
DOM
55,000
61
Cuba
CUB
50,000
62
Uzbekistan
UZB
50,000
63
Belarus
BLR
45,500
64
Armenia
ARM
45,000
65
Uganda
UGA
45,000
66
Oman
OMA
42,500
67
Ecuador
ECU
40,000
68
Kazakhstan
KAZ
40,000
69
Turkmenistan
TKM
36,500
70
Tunisia
TUN
36,000
71
Netherlands
NET
35,500
72
Bolivia
BOL
35,000
73
Bulgaria
BUL
33,150
74
Chad
CHD
30,500
75
Portugal
POR
30,500
76
Zimbabwe
ZIM
30,000
77
Yemen
YEM
30,000
78
Belgium
BEL
30,000
79
Sweden
SWE
30,000
80
Laos
LAO
30,000
81
Tanzania
TAN
30,000
82
Serbia
SER
30,000
83
Libya
LBY
30,000
84
Ivory Coast
IVC
25,500
85
Czechia
CZC
25,000
86
Hungary
HUN
25,000
87
Uruguay
URU
25,000
88
El Salvador
ESL
25,000
89
Kenya
KEN
24,150
90
Norway
NOR
24,000
91
Austria
AST
22,500
92
Finland
FIN
21,500
93
Switzerland
SWI
21,000
94
Georgia
GEO
20,000
95
Guatemala
GUA
20,000
96
Somalia
SOM
20,000
97
Lithuania
LIT
18,500
98
Denmark
DEN
16,000
99
Mauritania
MAU
16,000
100
Slovakia
SLK
16,000
101
Kuwait
KUW
15,500
102
Ghana
GHA
15,500
103
Croatia
CRO
15,500
104
Zambia
ZAM
15,100
105
Honduras
HON
15,000
106
Cameroon
CAM
14,500
107
Madagascar
MAD
13,500
108
Qatar
QTR
12,000
109
Nicaragua
NIC
12,000
110
Mozambique
MOZ
11,200
111
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
11,000
112
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
10,500
113
Paraguay
PAR
10,500
114
Panama
PAN
10,000
115
Namibia
NAM
10,000
116
Republic of the Congo
ROC
10,000
117
Mongolia
MON
10,000
118
Albania
ALB
10,000
119
Mali
MAL
10,000
120
Tajikistan
TAJ
9,000
121
Ireland
IRE
9,000
122
New Zealand
NWZ
9,000
123
Botswana
BOT
9,000
124
Sierra Leone
SIE
8,500
125
Bahrain
BAH
8,200
126
Macedonia
MAC
8,000
127
Slovenia
SLV
7,300
128
Central African Republic
CAR
7,150
129
Bhutan
BUT
7,000
130
Estonia
EST
6,500
131
Niger
NGR
5,300
132
Latvia
LAT
5,300
133
Moldova
MOL
5,100
134
Gabon
GAB
5,000
135
Liberia
LIB
2,100
136
Montenegro
MTN
2,000
137
Suriname
SUR
1,850