Belarus Military Size 1992-2021

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.
  • Belarus military size for 2018 was 155,350.00, a 0.23% increase from 2017.
  • Belarus military size for 2017 was 155,000.00, a 0.23% decline from 2016.
  • Belarus military size for 2016 was 155,350.00, a 1.68% decline from 2015.
  • Belarus military size for 2015 was 158,000.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
China 2,695,000.00
Russia 1,454,000.00
Brazil 761,500.00
Iran 650,000.00
Turkey 512,200.00
Colombia 481,200.00
Thailand 454,850.00
Mexico 348,000.00
Venezuela 343,000.00
Iraq 336,000.00
Algeria 317,000.00
Peru 158,000.00
Belarus 155,350.00
Malaysia 136,000.00
Romania 126,600.00
Jordan 101,500.00
South Africa 89,650.00
Azerbaijan 81,950.00
Lebanon 80,000.00
Cuba 76,000.00
Dominican Republic 71,050.00
Kazakhstan 71,000.00
Armenia 48,800.00
Guatemala 43,050.00
Turkmenistan 41,500.00
Ecuador 41,250.00
Bulgaria 36,950.00
Serbia 32,150.00
Paraguay 28,950.00
North Macedonia 16,000.00
Namibia 15,900.00
Montenegro 12,350.00
Bosnia 10,500.00
Costa Rica 10,000.00
Albania 9,000.00
Botswana 9,000.00
Gabon 6,700.00
Jamaica 5,950.00
Fiji 4,040.00
Guyana 3,400.00
Mauritius 3,000.00
Suriname 1,840.00
Belize 1,500.00
Equatorial Guinea 1,450.00
Belarus Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 155,350.00 0.23%
2017 155,000.00 -0.23%
2016 155,350.00 -1.68%
2015 158,000.00 0.00%
2014 158,000.00 0.00%
2013 158,000.00 0.00%
2012 158,000.00 0.00%
2011 158,000.00 -13.63%
2010 182,940.00 0.00%
2009 182,940.00 -0.03%
2008 183,000.00 0.00%
2007 183,000.00 0.00%
2006 183,000.00 0.00%
2005 183,000.00 0.55%
2004 182,000.00 -0.49%
2003 182,900.00 -3.64%
2002 189,800.00 -1.61%
2001 192,900.00 111.75%
2000 91,100.00 -12.32%
1999 103,900.00 14.18%
1998 91,000.00 1.34%
1997 89,800.00 -3.96%
1996 93,500.00 -12.12%
1995 106,400.00 63.69%
1994 65,000.00 -43.48%
1993 115,000.00 12.75%
1992 102,000.00 12.75%