Ecuador 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.
  • Ecuador military size for 2018 was 41,250.00, a 0.61% increase from 2017.
  • Ecuador military size for 2017 was 41,000.00, a 0.61% increase from 2016.
  • Ecuador military size for 2016 was 40,750.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Ecuador military size for 2015 was 40,750.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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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
Ecuador Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 41,250.00 0.61%
2017 41,000.00 0.61%
2016 40,750.00 0.00%
2015 40,750.00 0.00%
2014 40,750.00 -30.91%
2013 58,983.00 0.83%
2012 58,500.00 -0.82%
2011 58,983.00 0.00%
2010 58,983.00 0.00%
2009 58,983.00 1.00%
2008 58,400.00 0.00%
2007 58,400.00 1.74%
2006 57,400.00 21.43%
2005 47,270.00 2.16%
2004 46,270.00 -22.63%
2003 59,800.00 0.00%
2002 59,800.00 0.00%
2001 59,800.00 3.46%
2000 57,800.00 0.75%
1999 57,370.00 0.00%
1998 57,370.00 0.00%
1997 57,370.00 -0.05%
1996 57,400.00 0.00%
1995 57,400.00 0.70%
1994 57,000.00 0.00%
1993 57,000.00 0.00%
1992 57,000.00 7.55%
1991 53,000.00 0.00%
1990 53,000.00 15.22%
1989 46,000.00 8.24%
1985 42,500.00 8.24%