Congo, Dem. Rep. 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.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. military size for 2018 was 134,250.00, a 0.19% increase from 2017.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. military size for 2017 was 134,000.00, a 0.19% decline from 2016.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. military size for 2016 was 134,250.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. military size for 2015 was 134,250.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Number of People
North Korea 1,469,000.00
Afghanistan 272,900.00
Syrian Arab Republic 257,500.00
Eritrea 201,750.00
South Sudan 185,000.00
Ethiopia 138,000.00
Congo, Dem. Rep. 134,250.00
Nepal 111,600.00
Burundi 51,050.00
Zimbabwe 51,000.00
Uganda 46,000.00
Rwanda 35,000.00
Chad 32,850.00
Tanzania 28,000.00
Madagascar 21,500.00
Mali 21,000.00
Yemen 20,000.00
Somalia 19,800.00
Senegal 18,600.00
Tajikistan 16,800.00
Malawi 14,700.00
Guinea 12,700.00
Benin 12,250.00
Burkina Faso 11,200.00
Mozambique 11,200.00
Niger 10,300.00
Central African Republic 10,150.00
Togo 9,550.00
Sierra Leone 8,500.00
Guinea-Bissau 4,450.00
Liberia 2,100.00
Gambia 800.00
Haiti 500.00
Congo, Dem. Rep. Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 134,250.00 0.19%
2017 134,000.00 -0.19%
2016 134,250.00 0.00%
2015 134,250.00 0.00%
2014 134,250.00 0.00%
2013 134,250.00 0.00%
2012 134,250.00 0.00%
2011 134,250.00 -15.57%
2010 159,000.00 0.00%
2009 159,000.00 5.30%
2008 151,000.00 5.59%
2007 143,000.00 120.00%
2005 65,000.00 1.56%
2004 64,000.00 -34.56%
2003 97,800.00 20.15%
2002 81,400.00 0.00%
2001 81,400.00 -12.38%
2000 92,900.00 0.00%
1999 92,900.00 6.78%
1998 87,000.00 12.99%
1997 77,000.00 18.28%
1996 65,100.00 0.00%
1995 65,100.00 62.75%
1994 40,000.00 0.00%
1993 40,000.00 -11.11%
1992 45,000.00 -25.00%
1991 60,000.00 9.09%
1990 55,000.00 7.84%
1989 51,000.00 6.25%
1985 48,000.00 6.25%