Liberia 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.
  • Liberia military size for 2019 was 2,000.00, a 4.76% decline from 2018.
  • Liberia military size for 2018 was 2,100.00, a 5% increase from 2017.
  • Liberia military size for 2017 was 2,000.00, a 2.44% decline from 2016.
  • Liberia military size for 2016 was 2,050.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Niger 10,000.00
Central African Republic 10,000.00
Togo 10,000.00
Sierra Leone 9,000.00
Gambia 4,000.00
Guinea-Bissau 4,000.00
Liberia 2,000.00
Haiti 1,000.00
Liberia Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 2,000.00 -4.76%
2018 2,100.00 5.00%
2017 2,000.00 -2.44%
2016 2,050.00 0.00%
2015 2,050.00 0.00%
2014 2,050.00 0.00%
2013 2,050.00 0.00%
2012 2,050.00 0.00%
2011 2,050.00 0.49%
2010 2,040.00 0.00%
2009 2,040.00 2.00%
2008 2,000.00 0.00%
2007 2,000.00 0.00%
2006 2,000.00 -86.67%
2005 15,000.00 0.00%
2003 15,000.00 0.00%
2002 15,000.00 0.00%
2001 15,000.00 0.00%
2000 15,000.00 183.02%
1999 5,300.00 -62.14%
1998 14,000.00 -36.36%
1997 22,000.00 0.00%
1996 22,000.00 4.76%
1995 21,000.00 950.00%
1992 2,000.00 -60.00%
1991 5,000.00 -37.50%
1990 8,000.00 14.29%
1989 7,000.00 2.94%
1985 6,800.00 2.94%