Gambia 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.
  • Gambia military size for 2019 was 4,000.00, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Gambia military size for 2018 was 4,000.00, a 300% increase from 2017.
  • Gambia military size for 2017 was 1,000.00, a 25% increase from 2016.
  • Gambia military size for 2016 was 800.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Number of People
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Afghanistan 278,000.00
Syrian Arab Republic 269,000.00
Eritrea 202,000.00
South Sudan 185,000.00
Ethiopia 138,000.00
Democratic Republic of Congo 134,000.00
Nepal 112,000.00
Burundi 51,000.00
Zimbabwe 51,000.00
Uganda 46,000.00
Chad 45,000.00
Yemen 40,000.00
Rwanda 35,000.00
Tanzania 28,000.00
Madagascar 22,000.00
Mali 21,000.00
Somalia 20,000.00
Senegal 19,000.00
Tajikistan 17,000.00
Malawi 15,000.00
Guinea 13,000.00
Benin 12,000.00
Burkina Faso 11,000.00
Mozambique 11,000.00
Central African Republic 10,000.00
Togo 10,000.00
Niger 10,000.00
Sierra Leone 9,000.00
Guinea-Bissau 4,000.00
Gambia 4,000.00
Liberia 2,000.00
Haiti 1,000.00
Gambia Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 4,000.00 0.00%
2018 4,000.00 300.00%
2017 1,000.00 25.00%
2016 800.00 0.00%
2015 800.00 0.00%
2014 800.00 0.00%
2013 800.00 0.00%
2012 800.00 0.00%
2011 800.00 0.00%
2010 800.00 0.00%
2009 800.00 -20.00%
2008 1,000.00 0.00%
2007 1,000.00 25.00%
2005 800.00 0.00%
2004 800.00 0.00%
2003 800.00 0.00%
2002 800.00 0.00%
2001 800.00 0.00%
2000 800.00 0.00%
1999 800.00 0.00%
1998 800.00 0.00%
1997 800.00 0.00%
1996 800.00 0.00%
1995 800.00 -20.00%
1994 1,000.00 0.00%
1993 1,000.00 0.00%
1992 1,000.00 -50.00%
1991 2,000.00 0.00%
1990 2,000.00 0.00%
1989 2,000.00 316.67%
1985 480.00 316.67%