Myanmar 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.
  • Myanmar military size for 2019 was 513,000.00, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Myanmar military size for 2018 was 513,000.00, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Myanmar military size for 2017 was 513,000.00, a 0.05% decline from 2016.
  • Myanmar military size for 2016 was 513,250.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
India 3,045,000.00
Pakistan 943,000.00
Egypt 836,000.00
Indonesia 676,000.00
Vietnam 522,000.00
Myanmar 513,000.00
Sri Lanka 317,000.00
Ukraine 311,000.00
Morocco 246,000.00
Bangladesh 227,000.00
Nigeria 223,000.00
Cambodia 191,000.00
Philippines 155,000.00
Lao PDR 129,000.00
Sudan 124,000.00
Angola 117,000.00
Bolivia 71,000.00
Uzbekistan 68,000.00
Tunisia 48,000.00
El Salvador 42,000.00
Cameroon 34,000.00
Kenya 29,000.00
Georgia 26,000.00
Honduras 23,000.00
Mauritania 21,000.00
Kyrgyz Republic 21,000.00
Mongolia 18,000.00
Zambia 16,000.00
Ghana 16,000.00
Djibouti 13,000.00
Nicaragua 12,000.00
Moldova 6,000.00
Papua New Guinea 4,000.00
Timor-Leste 2,000.00
Lesotho 2,000.00
Cabo Verde 1,000.00
West Bank and Gaza 0.00
Republic of Congo 0.00
Myanmar Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 513,000.00 0.00%
2018 513,000.00 0.00%
2017 513,000.00 -0.05%
2016 513,250.00 0.00%
2015 513,250.00 0.00%
2014 513,250.00 0.00%
2013 513,250.00 0.00%
2012 513,250.00 0.00%
2011 513,250.00 0.00%
2010 513,250.00 0.00%
2009 513,250.00 0.05%
2008 513,000.00 0.00%
2007 513,000.00 0.00%
2006 513,000.00 6.21%
2005 483,000.00 0.16%
2004 482,250.00 -18.95%
2003 595,000.00 9.31%
2002 544,300.00 22.51%
2001 444,300.00 3.54%
2000 429,100.00 0.01%
1999 429,050.00 -1.33%
1998 434,850.00 1.35%
1997 429,050.00 5.60%
1996 406,300.00 9.43%
1995 371,300.00 15.31%
1994 322,000.00 0.00%
1993 322,000.00 12.59%
1992 286,000.00 0.00%
1991 286,000.00 24.35%
1990 230,000.00 15.00%
1989 200,000.00 7.53%
1985 186,000.00 7.53%