Finland Military Size 1985-2022

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.
  • Finland military size for 2019 was 27,000.00, a 7.14% increase from 2018.
  • Finland military size for 2018 was 25,200.00, a 0.8% increase from 2017.
  • Finland military size for 2017 was 25,000.00, a 3.31% increase from 2016.
  • Finland military size for 2016 was 24,200.00, a 2.81% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
United States 1,388,000.00
South Korea 613,000.00
Italy 342,000.00
France 304,000.00
Japan 261,000.00
Saudi Arabia 252,000.00
Spain 199,000.00
Poland 189,000.00
Germany 184,000.00
Israel 178,000.00
United Kingdom 149,000.00
Greece 147,000.00
Chile 122,000.00
Argentina 103,000.00
Canada 72,000.00
UAE 63,000.00
Australia 59,000.00
Singapore 59,000.00
Portugal 52,000.00
Oman 47,000.00
Netherlands 41,000.00
Hungary 40,000.00
Lithuania 37,000.00
Panama 28,000.00
Finland 27,000.00
Belgium 26,000.00
Kuwait 25,000.00
Czech Republic 25,000.00
Norway 23,000.00
Austria 22,000.00
Qatar 22,000.00
Uruguay 22,000.00
Switzerland 20,000.00
Bahrain 19,000.00
Croatia 18,000.00
Slovak Republic 16,000.00
Cyprus 16,000.00
Denmark 15,000.00
Sweden 15,000.00
Ireland 9,000.00
New Zealand 9,000.00
Brunei 8,000.00
Estonia 7,000.00
Slovenia 7,000.00
Latvia 6,000.00
Trinidad and Tobago 5,000.00
Malta 2,000.00
Bahamas 2,000.00
Luxembourg 1,000.00
Barbados 1,000.00
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00
Iceland 0.00
Seychelles 0.00
Finland Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 27,000.00 7.14%
2018 25,200.00 0.80%
2017 25,000.00 3.31%
2016 24,200.00 -2.81%
2015 24,900.00 -0.40%
2014 25,000.00 0.00%
2013 25,000.00 0.00%
2012 25,000.00 0.00%
2011 25,000.00 0.10%
2010 24,975.00 -0.30%
2009 25,050.00 -21.72%
2008 32,000.00 0.00%
2007 32,000.00 0.00%
2006 32,000.00 3.23%
2005 31,000.00 0.00%
2004 31,000.00 2.99%
2003 30,100.00 -13.75%
2002 34,900.00 -1.41%
2001 35,400.00 0.85%
2000 35,100.00 0.00%
1999 35,100.00 0.00%
1998 35,100.00 2.03%
1997 34,400.00 -4.44%
1996 36,000.00 4.35%
1995 34,500.00 -1.43%
1994 35,000.00 12.90%
1993 31,000.00 -6.06%
1992 33,000.00 3.13%
1991 32,000.00 3.23%
1990 31,000.00 -20.51%
1989 39,000.00 6.85%
1985 36,500.00 6.85%