Denmark 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.
  • Denmark military size for 2018 was 14,500.00, a 3.33% decline from 2017.
  • Denmark military size for 2017 was 15,000.00, a 6.83% decline from 2016.
  • Denmark military size for 2016 was 16,100.00, a 3.01% decline from 2015.
  • Denmark military size for 2015 was 16,600.00, a 3.49% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
United States 1,379,800.00
South Korea 608,000.00
Italy 341,500.00
France 304,800.00
Japan 261,150.00
Saudi Arabia 252,000.00
Poland 196,700.00
Spain 196,350.00
Germany 181,400.00
Israel 177,500.00
United Kingdom 148,450.00
Greece 147,850.00
Chile 122,200.00
Argentina 105,200.00
Canada 72,400.00
UAE 63,000.00
Singapore 59,000.00
Australia 58,100.00
Portugal 52,250.00
Oman 46,600.00
Netherlands 41,410.00
Hungary 39,800.00
Lithuania 39,550.00
Belgium 31,500.00
Panama 26,000.00
Finland 25,200.00
Kuwait 24,500.00
Norway 23,250.00
Austria 22,850.00
Czech Republic 22,245.00
Uruguay 22,100.00
Qatar 21,500.00
Switzerland 21,450.00
Bahrain 19,200.00
Croatia 18,200.00
Cyprus 16,000.00
Slovak Republic 15,850.00
Sweden 15,150.00
Denmark 14,500.00
New Zealand 9,400.00
Ireland 8,650.00
Brunei 8,200.00
Slovenia 7,250.00
Latvia 6,900.00
Estonia 6,700.00
Trinidad and Tobago 4,050.00
Luxembourg 1,900.00
Malta 1,750.00
Bahamas 1,300.00
Barbados 610.00
Seychelles 420.00
Antigua and Barbuda 180.00
Denmark Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 14,500.00 -3.33%
2017 15,000.00 -6.83%
2016 16,100.00 -3.01%
2015 16,600.00 -3.49%
2014 17,200.00 0.00%
2013 17,200.00 0.00%
2012 17,200.00 4.56%
2011 16,450.00 -11.69%
2010 18,628.00 -0.42%
2009 18,707.00 -37.64%
2008 30,000.00 0.00%
2007 30,000.00 0.00%
2006 30,000.00 42.86%
2005 21,000.00 0.00%
2004 21,000.00 -7.89%
2003 22,800.00 0.44%
2002 22,700.00 6.07%
2001 21,400.00 -1.83%
2000 21,800.00 -19.26%
1999 27,000.00 -15.89%
1998 32,100.00 -2.43%
1997 32,900.00 0.00%
1996 32,900.00 -0.60%
1995 33,100.00 18.21%
1994 28,000.00 3.70%
1993 27,000.00 -3.57%
1992 28,000.00 -6.67%
1991 30,000.00 -3.23%
1990 31,000.00 0.00%
1989 31,000.00 4.73%
1985 29,600.00 4.73%