Nicaragua 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.
  • Nicaragua military size for 2019 was 12,000.00, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua military size for 2018 was 12,000.00, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Nicaragua military size for 2017 was 12,000.00, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • Nicaragua military size for 2016 was 12,000.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Nicaragua Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 12,000.00 0.00%
2018 12,000.00 0.00%
2017 12,000.00 0.00%
2016 12,000.00 0.00%
2015 12,000.00 0.00%
2014 12,000.00 0.00%
2013 12,000.00 0.00%
2012 12,000.00 0.00%
2011 12,000.00 0.00%
2010 12,000.00 0.00%
2009 12,000.00 0.00%
2008 12,000.00 -14.29%
2007 14,000.00 0.00%
2006 14,000.00 0.00%
2005 14,000.00 0.00%
2004 14,000.00 0.00%
2003 14,000.00 0.00%
2002 14,000.00 -12.50%
2001 16,000.00 0.00%
2000 16,000.00 0.00%
1999 16,000.00 -5.88%
1998 17,000.00 0.00%
1997 17,000.00 0.00%
1996 17,000.00 41.67%
1995 12,000.00 -14.29%
1994 14,000.00 -6.67%
1993 15,000.00 0.00%
1992 15,000.00 -25.00%
1991 20,000.00 -28.57%
1990 28,000.00 -56.92%
1989 65,000.00 3.34%
1985 62,900.00 3.34%