Botswana 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.
  • Botswana military size for 2019 was 9,000.00, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Botswana military size for 2018 was 9,000.00, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Botswana military size for 2017 was 9,000.00, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • Botswana military size for 2016 was 9,000.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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Thailand 455,000.00
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Dominican Republic 71,000.00
Armenia 49,000.00
Guatemala 43,000.00
Turkmenistan 42,000.00
Ecuador 42,000.00
Bulgaria 37,000.00
Serbia 32,000.00
Paraguay 29,000.00
Namibia 16,000.00
North Macedonia 16,000.00
Montenegro 12,000.00
Bosnia 11,000.00
Costa Rica 10,000.00
Botswana 9,000.00
Albania 8,000.00
Gabon 7,000.00
Jamaica 6,000.00
Fiji 4,000.00
Mauritius 3,000.00
Guyana 3,000.00
Belize 2,000.00
Suriname 2,000.00
Equatorial Guinea 1,000.00
Botswana Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 9,000.00 0.00%
2018 9,000.00 0.00%
2017 9,000.00 0.00%
2016 9,000.00 0.00%
2015 9,000.00 -14.29%
2014 10,500.00 0.00%
2013 10,500.00 0.00%
2012 10,500.00 0.00%
2011 10,500.00 0.00%
2010 10,500.00 0.00%
2009 10,500.00 -4.55%
2008 11,000.00 0.00%
2007 11,000.00 0.00%
2006 11,000.00 0.00%
2005 11,000.00 10.00%
2004 10,000.00 -4.76%
2003 10,500.00 0.00%
2002 10,500.00 5.00%
2001 10,000.00 0.00%
2000 10,000.00 0.00%
1999 10,000.00 5.26%
1998 9,500.00 11.76%
1997 8,500.00 0.00%
1996 8,500.00 0.00%
1995 8,500.00 21.43%
1994 7,000.00 0.00%
1993 7,000.00 0.00%
1992 7,000.00 0.00%
1991 7,000.00 16.67%
1990 6,000.00 0.00%
1989 6,000.00 50.00%
1985 4,000.00 50.00%