Cameroon Military Size 1985-2021

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.
  • Cameroon military size for 2018 was 34,400.00, a 43.33% increase from 2017.
  • Cameroon military size for 2017 was 24,000.00, a 2.56% increase from 2016.
  • Cameroon military size for 2016 was 23,400.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Cameroon military size for 2015 was 23,400.00, a 0.86% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
India 3,026,500.00
Pakistan 944,800.00
Egypt 835,500.00
Indonesia 675,500.00
Vietnam 522,000.00
Myanmar 513,000.00
Sri Lanka 317,000.00
Ukraine 297,000.00
Morocco 245,800.00
Bangladesh 227,050.00
Nigeria 223,000.00
Cambodia 191,300.00
Philippines 153,350.00
Lao PDR 129,100.00
Sudan 124,300.00
Angola 117,000.00
Bolivia 71,100.00
Uzbekistan 68,000.00
Tunisia 47,800.00
El Salvador 41,500.00
Cameroon 34,400.00
Kenya 29,100.00
Georgia 25,650.00
Honduras 22,950.00
Kyrgyz Republic 20,900.00
Mauritania 20,850.00
Mongolia 17,700.00
Zambia 16,100.00
Ghana 15,500.00
Djibouti 13,450.00
Nicaragua 12,000.00
Congo, Rep. 12,000.00
Moldova 6,150.00
Papua New Guinea 3,600.00
Timor-Leste 2,200.00
Lesotho 2,000.00
Cabo Verde 1,200.00
Cameroon Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 34,400.00 43.33%
2017 24,000.00 2.56%
2016 23,400.00 0.00%
2015 23,400.00 0.86%
2014 23,200.00 0.00%
2013 23,200.00 0.00%
2012 23,200.00 0.43%
2011 23,100.00 -0.43%
2010 23,200.00 0.43%
2009 23,100.00 0.43%
2008 23,000.00 0.00%
2007 23,000.00 0.00%
2005 23,000.00 0.00%
2004 23,000.00 -28.35%
2003 32,100.00 0.00%
2002 32,100.00 3.22%
2001 31,100.00 40.72%
2000 22,100.00 0.00%
1999 22,100.00 0.00%
1998 22,100.00 0.00%
1997 22,100.00 0.00%
1996 22,100.00 -6.36%
1995 23,600.00 96.67%
1994 12,000.00 0.00%
1993 12,000.00 0.00%
1992 12,000.00 -50.00%
1991 24,000.00 4.35%
1990 23,000.00 9.52%
1989 21,000.00 187.67%
1985 7,300.00 187.67%