Greece 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.
  • Greece military size for 2019 was 147,000.00, a 0.57% decline from 2018.
  • Greece military size for 2018 was 147,850.00, a 1.27% increase from 2017.
  • Greece military size for 2017 was 146,000.00, a 0.45% increase from 2016.
  • Greece military size for 2016 was 145,350.00, a 1.09% 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
Qatar 22,000.00
Uruguay 22,000.00
Austria 22,000.00
Switzerland 20,000.00
Bahrain 19,000.00
Croatia 18,000.00
Slovak Republic 16,000.00
Cyprus 16,000.00
Sweden 15,000.00
Denmark 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
Greece Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 147,000.00 -0.57%
2018 147,850.00 1.27%
2017 146,000.00 0.45%
2016 145,350.00 -1.09%
2015 146,950.00 0.00%
2014 146,950.00 -1.34%
2013 148,950.00 1.09%
2012 147,350.00 -0.67%
2011 148,350.00 -0.87%
2010 149,647.00 4.70%
2009 142,936.00 -11.22%
2008 161,000.00 0.00%
2007 161,000.00 0.00%
2006 161,000.00 -4.17%
2005 168,000.00 0.60%
2004 167,000.00 -8.04%
2003 181,600.00 0.00%
2002 181,600.00 11.27%
2001 163,200.00 0.00%
2000 163,200.00 -3.77%
1999 169,600.00 -1.68%
1998 172,500.00 3.73%
1997 166,300.00 -16.35%
1996 198,800.00 -1.49%
1995 201,800.00 -2.04%
1994 206,000.00 -3.29%
1993 213,000.00 2.40%
1992 208,000.00 1.46%
1991 205,000.00 1.99%
1990 201,000.00 0.00%
1989 201,000.00 -0.25%
1985 201,500.00 -0.25%