Paraguay 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.
  • Paraguay military size for 2019 was 29,000.00, a 0.17% increase from 2018.
  • Paraguay military size for 2018 was 28,950.00, a 7.22% increase from 2017.
  • Paraguay military size for 2017 was 27,000.00, a 6.09% increase from 2016.
  • Paraguay military size for 2016 was 25,450.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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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
Kazakhstan 71,000.00
Dominican Republic 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
Namibia 16,000.00
North Macedonia 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
Mauritius 3,000.00
Guyana 3,000.00
Belize 2,000.00
Suriname 2,000.00
Equatorial Guinea 1,000.00
Paraguay Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 29,000.00 0.17%
2018 28,950.00 7.22%
2017 27,000.00 6.09%
2016 25,450.00 0.00%
2015 25,450.00 0.00%
2014 25,450.00 0.00%
2013 25,450.00 0.00%
2012 25,450.00 0.00%
2011 25,450.00 0.00%
2010 25,450.00 0.00%
2009 25,450.00 -2.12%
2008 26,000.00 0.00%
2007 26,000.00 0.00%
2006 26,000.00 4.00%
2005 25,000.00 4.17%
2004 24,000.00 -28.14%
2003 33,400.00 0.00%
2002 33,400.00 0.00%
2001 33,400.00 -4.57%
2000 35,000.00 0.00%
1999 35,000.00 0.00%
1998 35,000.00 0.00%
1997 35,000.00 0.00%
1996 35,000.00 23.67%
1995 28,300.00 76.88%
1994 16,000.00 0.00%
1993 16,000.00 0.00%
1992 16,000.00 0.00%
1991 16,000.00 0.00%
1990 16,000.00 0.00%
1989 16,000.00 11.11%
1985 14,400.00 11.11%