Denmark 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.
  • Denmark military size for 2019 was 15,000.00, a 3.45% increase from 2018.
  • Denmark military size for 2018 was 14,500.00, a 3.33% decline from 2017.
  • Denmark military size for 2017 was 15,000.00, a 6.83% decline from 2016.
  • Denmark military size for 2016 was 16,100.00, a 3.01% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
United States 1,388,000.00
South Korea 613,000.00
Italy 342,000.00
France 304,000.00
Japan 261,000.00
Saudi Arabia 252,000.00
Spain 199,000.00
Poland 189,000.00
Germany 184,000.00
Israel 178,000.00
United Kingdom 149,000.00
Greece 147,000.00
Chile 122,000.00
Argentina 103,000.00
Canada 72,000.00
UAE 63,000.00
Singapore 59,000.00
Australia 59,000.00
Portugal 52,000.00
Oman 47,000.00
Netherlands 41,000.00
Hungary 40,000.00
Lithuania 37,000.00
Panama 28,000.00
Finland 27,000.00
Belgium 26,000.00
Kuwait 25,000.00
Czech Republic 25,000.00
Norway 23,000.00
Austria 22,000.00
Qatar 22,000.00
Uruguay 22,000.00
Switzerland 20,000.00
Bahrain 19,000.00
Croatia 18,000.00
Cyprus 16,000.00
Slovak Republic 16,000.00
Denmark 15,000.00
Sweden 15,000.00
Ireland 9,000.00
New Zealand 9,000.00
Brunei 8,000.00
Estonia 7,000.00
Slovenia 7,000.00
Latvia 6,000.00
Trinidad and Tobago 5,000.00
Malta 2,000.00
Bahamas 2,000.00
Luxembourg 1,000.00
Barbados 1,000.00
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00
Iceland 0.00
Seychelles 0.00
Denmark Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 15,000.00 3.45%
2018 14,500.00 -3.33%
2017 15,000.00 -6.83%
2016 16,100.00 -3.01%
2015 16,600.00 -3.49%
2014 17,200.00 0.00%
2013 17,200.00 0.00%
2012 17,200.00 4.56%
2011 16,450.00 -11.69%
2010 18,628.00 -0.42%
2009 18,707.00 -37.64%
2008 30,000.00 0.00%
2007 30,000.00 0.00%
2006 30,000.00 42.86%
2005 21,000.00 0.00%
2004 21,000.00 -7.89%
2003 22,800.00 0.44%
2002 22,700.00 6.07%
2001 21,400.00 -1.83%
2000 21,800.00 -19.26%
1999 27,000.00 -15.89%
1998 32,100.00 -2.43%
1997 32,900.00 0.00%
1996 32,900.00 -0.60%
1995 33,100.00 18.21%
1994 28,000.00 3.70%
1993 27,000.00 -3.57%
1992 28,000.00 -6.67%
1991 30,000.00 -3.23%
1990 31,000.00 0.00%
1989 31,000.00 4.73%
1985 29,600.00 4.73%