Egypt 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.
  • Egypt military size for 2018 was 835,500.00, a 0.06% decline from 2017.
  • Egypt military size for 2017 was 836,000.00, a 0.06% increase from 2016.
  • Egypt military size for 2016 was 835,500.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Egypt military size for 2015 was 835,500.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Egypt Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 835,500.00 -0.06%
2017 836,000.00 0.06%
2016 835,500.00 0.00%
2015 835,500.00 0.00%
2014 835,500.00 0.00%
2013 835,500.00 0.00%
2012 835,500.00 0.00%
2011 835,500.00 0.00%
2010 835,500.00 -3.47%
2009 865,500.00 -0.06%
2008 866,000.00 0.00%
2007 866,000.00 0.00%
2006 866,000.00 8.39%
2005 799,000.00 0.13%
2004 798,000.00 2.31%
2003 780,000.00 0.91%
2002 773,000.00 0.65%
2001 768,000.00 13.19%
2000 678,500.00 -0.22%
1999 680,000.00 0.00%
1998 680,000.00 0.00%
1997 680,000.00 1.19%
1996 672,000.00 10.16%
1995 610,000.00 41.86%
1994 430,000.00 1.42%
1993 424,000.00 0.00%
1992 424,000.00 -2.30%
1991 434,000.00 0.00%
1990 434,000.00 -3.56%
1989 450,000.00 1.12%
1985 445,000.00 1.12%