Chile 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.
  • Chile military size for 2019 was 122,000.00, a 0.16% decline from 2018.
  • Chile military size for 2018 was 122,200.00, a 0.16% increase from 2017.
  • Chile military size for 2017 was 122,000.00, a 0.08% increase from 2016.
  • Chile military size for 2016 was 121,900.00, a 11.38% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
United States 1,388,000.00
South Korea 613,000.00
Italy 342,000.00
France 304,000.00
Japan 261,000.00
Saudi Arabia 252,000.00
Spain 199,000.00
Poland 189,000.00
Germany 184,000.00
Israel 178,000.00
United Kingdom 149,000.00
Greece 147,000.00
Chile 122,000.00
Argentina 103,000.00
Canada 72,000.00
UAE 63,000.00
Australia 59,000.00
Singapore 59,000.00
Portugal 52,000.00
Oman 47,000.00
Netherlands 41,000.00
Hungary 40,000.00
Lithuania 37,000.00
Panama 28,000.00
Finland 27,000.00
Belgium 26,000.00
Kuwait 25,000.00
Czech Republic 25,000.00
Norway 23,000.00
Qatar 22,000.00
Uruguay 22,000.00
Austria 22,000.00
Switzerland 20,000.00
Bahrain 19,000.00
Croatia 18,000.00
Slovak Republic 16,000.00
Cyprus 16,000.00
Denmark 15,000.00
Sweden 15,000.00
Ireland 9,000.00
New Zealand 9,000.00
Brunei 8,000.00
Estonia 7,000.00
Slovenia 7,000.00
Latvia 6,000.00
Trinidad and Tobago 5,000.00
Malta 2,000.00
Bahamas 2,000.00
Luxembourg 1,000.00
Barbados 1,000.00
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00
Iceland 0.00
Seychelles 0.00
Chile Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 122,000.00 -0.16%
2018 122,200.00 0.16%
2017 122,000.00 0.08%
2016 121,900.00 11.38%
2015 109,450.00 0.00%
2014 109,450.00 3.16%
2013 106,100.00 0.00%
2012 106,100.00 2.27%
2011 103,750.00 -0.02%
2010 103,771.00 0.00%
2009 103,771.00 0.75%
2008 103,000.00 0.00%
2007 103,000.00 0.00%
2006 103,000.00 -11.21%
2005 116,000.00 0.00%
2004 116,000.00 1.67%
2003 114,100.00 -2.73%
2002 117,300.00 -4.01%
2001 122,200.00 4.89%
2000 116,500.00 -4.90%
1999 122,500.00 -1.21%
1998 124,000.00 -1.20%
1997 125,500.00 3.80%
1996 120,900.00 -7.00%
1995 130,000.00 27.45%
1994 102,000.00 10.87%
1993 92,000.00 0.00%
1992 92,000.00 2.22%
1991 90,000.00 -5.26%
1990 95,000.00 0.00%
1989 95,000.00 -5.94%
1985 101,000.00 -5.94%