Guatemala 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.
  • Guatemala military size for 2019 was 43,000.00, a 0.12% decline from 2018.
  • Guatemala military size for 2018 was 43,050.00, a 0.12% increase from 2017.
  • Guatemala military size for 2017 was 43,000.00, a 0.12% decline from 2016.
  • Guatemala military size for 2016 was 43,050.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Number of People
China 2,535,000.00
Russia 1,454,000.00
Brazil 762,000.00
Iran 650,000.00
Turkey 512,000.00
Colombia 481,000.00
Thailand 455,000.00
Venezuela 343,000.00
Iraq 341,000.00
Mexico 328,000.00
Algeria 317,000.00
Peru 158,000.00
Belarus 155,000.00
Malaysia 136,000.00
Romania 126,000.00
Jordan 116,000.00
South Africa 90,000.00
Azerbaijan 82,000.00
Lebanon 80,000.00
Cuba 76,000.00
Dominican Republic 71,000.00
Kazakhstan 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
North Macedonia 16,000.00
Namibia 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
Guyana 3,000.00
Mauritius 3,000.00
Belize 2,000.00
Suriname 2,000.00
Equatorial Guinea 1,000.00
Guatemala Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 43,000.00 -0.12%
2018 43,050.00 0.12%
2017 43,000.00 -0.12%
2016 43,050.00 0.00%
2015 43,050.00 0.00%
2014 43,050.00 1.77%
2013 42,300.00 0.00%
2012 42,300.00 0.00%
2011 42,300.00 23.64%
2010 34,212.00 0.00%
2009 34,212.00 -2.25%
2008 35,000.00 0.00%
2007 35,000.00 0.00%
2006 35,000.00 -27.08%
2005 48,000.00 0.00%
2004 48,000.00 -4.76%
2003 50,400.00 0.00%
2002 50,400.00 0.00%
2001 50,400.00 -4.73%
2000 52,900.00 29.34%
1999 40,900.00 -0.73%
1998 41,200.00 -18.42%
1997 50,500.00 -10.62%
1996 56,500.00 0.00%
1995 56,500.00 66.18%
1994 34,000.00 -22.73%
1993 44,000.00 0.00%
1992 44,000.00 2.33%
1991 43,000.00 0.00%
1990 43,000.00 0.00%
1989 43,000.00 35.65%
1985 31,700.00 35.65%