Jordan 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.
  • Jordan military size for 2018 was 101,500.00, a 12.5% decline from 2017.
  • Jordan military size for 2017 was 116,000.00, a 0.43% increase from 2016.
  • Jordan military size for 2016 was 115,500.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Jordan military size for 2015 was 115,500.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
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
Jordan Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 101,500.00 -12.50%
2017 116,000.00 0.43%
2016 115,500.00 0.00%
2015 115,500.00 0.00%
2014 115,500.00 0.00%
2013 115,500.00 0.00%
2012 115,500.00 4.52%
2011 110,500.00 0.00%
2010 110,500.00 0.00%
2009 110,500.00 -0.45%
2008 111,000.00 0.00%
2007 111,000.00 0.00%
2006 111,000.00 0.00%
2005 111,000.00 0.91%
2004 110,000.00 -0.45%
2003 110,500.00 0.27%
2002 110,200.00 0.00%
2001 110,200.00 -25.99%
2000 148,900.00 11.12%
1999 134,000.00 -0.04%
1998 134,050.00 0.00%
1997 134,050.00 4.16%
1996 128,700.00 0.08%
1995 128,600.00 28.60%
1994 100,000.00 0.00%
1993 100,000.00 0.00%
1992 100,000.00 0.00%
1991 100,000.00 0.00%
1990 100,000.00 -47.37%
1989 190,000.00 170.27%
1985 70,300.00 170.27%