Gambia 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.
  • Gambia military size for 2018 was 800.00, a 20% decline from 2017.
  • Gambia military size for 2017 was 1,000.00, a 25% increase from 2016.
  • Gambia military size for 2016 was 800.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Gambia military size for 2015 was 800.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Ethiopia 138,000.00
Congo, Dem. Rep. 134,250.00
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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
Gambia Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 800.00 -20.00%
2017 1,000.00 25.00%
2016 800.00 0.00%
2015 800.00 0.00%
2014 800.00 0.00%
2013 800.00 0.00%
2012 800.00 0.00%
2011 800.00 0.00%
2010 800.00 0.00%
2009 800.00 -20.00%
2008 1,000.00 0.00%
2007 1,000.00 25.00%
2005 800.00 0.00%
2004 800.00 0.00%
2003 800.00 0.00%
2002 800.00 0.00%
2001 800.00 0.00%
2000 800.00 0.00%
1999 800.00 0.00%
1998 800.00 0.00%
1997 800.00 0.00%
1996 800.00 0.00%
1995 800.00 -20.00%
1994 1,000.00 0.00%
1993 1,000.00 0.00%
1992 1,000.00 -50.00%
1991 2,000.00 0.00%
1990 2,000.00 0.00%
1989 2,000.00 316.67%
1985 480.00 316.67%