Bhutan Military Size 1985-2022

Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces.
  • Bhutan military size for 2000 was 6,000.00, a 14.29% decline from 1999.
  • Bhutan military size for 1999 was 7,000.00, a 0% increase from 1998.
  • Bhutan military size for 1998 was 7,000.00, a 16.67% increase from 1997.
  • Bhutan military size for 1997 was 6,000.00, a 20% increase from 1996.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Number of People
India 2,372,000.00
Pakistan 900,000.00
Egypt 678,500.00
Vietnam 524,000.00
Indonesia 492,000.00
Myanmar 429,100.00
Ukraine 420,400.00
Cambodia 360,000.00
Morocco 240,500.00
Sri Lanka 203,600.00
Philippines 148,500.00
Bangladesh 137,000.00
Lao PDR 129,100.00
Sudan 119,500.00
Angola 117,500.00
Nigeria 106,500.00
Uzbekistan 79,100.00
Bolivia 69,600.00
Tunisia 47,000.00
Georgia 33,400.00
El Salvador 28,800.00
Kenya 27,200.00
Zambia 23,000.00
Cameroon 22,100.00
Mauritania 20,700.00
Mongolia 16,300.00
Nicaragua 16,000.00
Republic of Congo 15,000.00
Honduras 14,300.00
Kyrgyz Republic 14,000.00
Moldova 12,900.00
Djibouti 12,600.00
Ghana 8,000.00
Bhutan 6,000.00
Papua New Guinea 4,400.00
Lesotho 2,000.00
Cabo Verde 1,200.00
Bhutan Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2000 6,000.00 -14.29%
1999 7,000.00 0.00%
1998 7,000.00 16.67%
1997 6,000.00 20.00%
1996 5,000.00 25.00%
1995 4,000.00 -20.00%
1994 5,000.00 0.00%
1993 5,000.00 0.00%
1992 5,000.00 66.67%
1985 3,000.00 66.67%