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Total Available Reserve Military Components by Country

Active reserve military components further reinforce active frontline units.

Total Available Reserve Military Components by Country

Active reserve military components further reinforce active frontline units.

OVERVIEW



War time resources dictate the need for an active reserve force though not all nations are capable of carrying active reserve formations. As with active frontline personnel, these numbers tend to favor those nations composed of a large base population, large defense budget and (often times) currently active operations.

The data presented below is through 2017.


1
National Flag Graphic
5,500,000
North Korea
NKO
2
National Flag Graphic
5,202,250
South Korea
SKO
3
National Flag Graphic
5,040,000
Vietnam
VTN
4
National Flag Graphic
2,844,750
India
IND
5
National Flag Graphic
2,572,500
Russia
RUS
6
National Flag Graphic
1,675,000
Taiwan
TAI
7
National Flag Graphic
1,652,500
Brazil
BRA
8
National Flag Graphic
1,186,500
Cuba
CUB
9
National Flag Graphic
1,000,000
Ukraine
UKR
10
National Flag Graphic
875,000
Egypt
EGP
11
National Flag Graphic
801,200
United States
USA
12
National Flag Graphic
540,000
Indonesia
INO
13
National Flag Graphic
510,000
China
CHN
14
National Flag Graphic
445,000
Israel
ISR
15
National Flag Graphic
432,500
Singapore
SIN
16
National Flag Graphic
400,000
Iran
IRN
17
National Flag Graphic
360,565
Turkey
TUR
18
National Flag Graphic
344,750
Belarus
BLR
19
National Flag Graphic
325,750
Philippines
PHI
20
National Flag Graphic
310,000
Malaysia
MLY
21
National Flag Graphic
307,500
Azerbaijan
AZR
22
National Flag Graphic
292,000
Thailand
THA
23
National Flag Graphic
282,000
Pakistan
PAK
24
National Flag Graphic
272,350
Algeria
ALG
25
National Flag Graphic
268,500
Peru
PER
26
National Flag Graphic
252,250
Greece
GRE
27
National Flag Graphic
233,500
Portugal
POR
28
National Flag Graphic
232,700
Finland
FIN
29
National Flag Graphic
183,635
France
FRA
30
National Flag Graphic
175,000
Morocco
MOR
31
National Flag Graphic
172,500
Paraguay
PAR
32
National Flag Graphic
170,900
Armenia
ARM
33
National Flag Graphic
150,000
Switzerland
SWI
34
National Flag Graphic
150,000
Syria
SYR
35
National Flag Graphic
150,000
Iraq
IRQ
36
National Flag Graphic
145,000
Austria
AST
37
National Flag Graphic
142,450
Colombia
COL
38
National Flag Graphic
140,000
Mongolia
MON
39
National Flag Graphic
118,500
Ecuador
ECU
40
National Flag Graphic
110,000
Mexico
MEX
41
National Flag Graphic
110,000
Myanmar
MYA
42
National Flag Graphic
105,000
Romania
ROM
43
National Flag Graphic
105,000
Sudan
SUD
44
National Flag Graphic
100,000
Laos
LAO
45
National Flag Graphic
98,200
Sri Lanka
SRL
46
National Flag Graphic
90,000
Guatemala
GUA
47
National Flag Graphic
81,500
United Kingdom
UKD
48
National Flag Graphic
80,000
Tanzania
TAN
49
National Flag Graphic
75,000
Poland
POL
50
National Flag Graphic
72,850
Chile
CHI
51
National Flag Graphic
70,000
Cambodia
CMB
52
National Flag Graphic
68,500
Angola
ANG
53
National Flag Graphic
65,000
Jordan
JOR
54
National Flag Graphic
65,000
Bangladesh
BAN
55
National Flag Graphic
65,000
Libya
LBY
56
National Flag Graphic
64,000
Honduras
HON
57
National Flag Graphic
63,300
Japan
JPN
58
National Flag Graphic
62,000
Nepal
NEP
59
National Flag Graphic
57,000
Nigeria
NIG
60
National Flag Graphic
54,350
Denmark
DEN
61
National Flag Graphic
54,000
Hungary
HUN
62
National Flag Graphic
52,720
Argentina
ARG
63
National Flag Graphic
50,600
Spain
SPA
64
National Flag Graphic
50,000
Serbia
SER
65
National Flag Graphic
46,000
Norway
NOR
66
National Flag Graphic
37,100
Bolivia
BOL
67
National Flag Graphic
35,805
Bahrain
BAH
68
National Flag Graphic
32,000
Kazakhstan
KAZ
69
National Flag Graphic
31,000
Kuwait
KUW
70
National Flag Graphic
30,000
Estonia
EST
71
National Flag Graphic
30,000
Germany
GER
72
National Flag Graphic
27,000
El Salvador
ESL
73
National Flag Graphic
25,000
Saudi Arabia
SAR
74
National Flag Graphic
24,000
Canada
CAN
75
National Flag Graphic
22,000
Zimbabwe
ZIM
76
National Flag Graphic
22,000
Panama
PAN
77
National Flag Graphic
22,000
Sweden
SWE
78
National Flag Graphic
20,000
Uzbekistan
UZB
79
National Flag Graphic
20,000
Italy
ITA
80
National Flag Graphic
20,000
Lebanon
LEB
81
National Flag Graphic
19,700
Australia
AUS
82
National Flag Graphic
19,500
Bulgaria
BUL
83
National Flag Graphic
16,000
Macedonia
MAC
84
National Flag Graphic
16,000
South Africa
SAF
85
National Flag Graphic
15,000
Dominican Republic
DOM
86
National Flag Graphic
14,000
Albania
ALB
87
National Flag Graphic
12,000
Tunisia
TUN
88
National Flag Graphic
11,500
Uganda
UGA
89
National Flag Graphic
10,500
Netherlands
NET
90
National Flag Graphic
10,000
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
91
National Flag Graphic
10,000
Cameroon
CAM
92
National Flag Graphic
8,100
Madagascar
MAD
93
National Flag Graphic
8,000
Mali
MAL
94
National Flag Graphic
8,000
Slovenia
SLV
95
National Flag Graphic
8,000
Latvia
LAT
96
National Flag Graphic
8,000
Venezuela
VEN
97
National Flag Graphic
7,500
Tajikistan
TAJ
98
National Flag Graphic
7,050
Czech Republic
CZR
99
National Flag Graphic
7,000
Lithuania
LIT
100
National Flag Graphic
6,500
Belgium
BEL
101
National Flag Graphic
6,000
Namibia
NAM
102
National Flag Graphic
5,500
Georgia
GEO
103
National Flag Graphic
5,500
Niger
NGR
104
National Flag Graphic
5,000
Mauritania
MAU
105
National Flag Graphic
5,000
Kenya
KEN
106
National Flag Graphic
4,500
Oman
OMA
107
National Flag Graphic
4,500
Zambia
ZAM
108
National Flag Graphic
3,000
Croatia
CRO
109
National Flag Graphic
2,300
New Zealand
NWZ
110
National Flag Graphic
2,200
Ireland
IRE
111
National Flag Graphic
2,000
Republic of the Congo
ROC
112
National Flag Graphic
900
Uruguay
URU
113
National Flag Graphic
830
Montenegro
MTN
114
National Flag Graphic
100
Suriname
SUR
115
National Flag Graphic
0
Yemen
YEM
116
National Flag Graphic
0
United Arab Emirates
UAE
117
National Flag Graphic
0
Bhutan
BUT
118
National Flag Graphic
0
Sierra Leone
SIE
119
National Flag Graphic
0
Botswana
BOT
120
National Flag Graphic
0
Mozambique
MOZ
121
National Flag Graphic
0
Gabon
GAB
122
National Flag Graphic
0
Somalia
SOM
123
National Flag Graphic
0
Ghana
GHA
124
National Flag Graphic
0
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
125
National Flag Graphic
0
Central African Republic
CAR
126
National Flag Graphic
0
South Sudan
SSU
127
National Flag Graphic
0
Slovakia
SLK
128
National Flag Graphic
0
Afghanistan
AFG
129
National Flag Graphic
0
Liberia
LIB
130
National Flag Graphic
0
Chad
CHD
131
National Flag Graphic
0
Nicaragua
NIC
132
National Flag Graphic
0
Qatar
QTR
133
National Flag Graphic
0
Ethiopia
ETH
134
National Flag Graphic
0
Ivory Coast
IVC
135
National Flag Graphic
0
Turkmenistan
TKM
136
National Flag Graphic
0
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC