Madagascar Military Size 1985-2023

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.
  • Madagascar military size for 2019 was 22,000.00, a 2.33% increase from 2018.
  • Madagascar military size for 2018 was 21,500.00, a 2.27% decline from 2017.
  • Madagascar military size for 2017 was 22,000.00, a 1.85% increase from 2016.
  • Madagascar military size for 2016 was 21,600.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Number of People
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Afghanistan 278,000.00
Syrian Arab Republic 269,000.00
Eritrea 202,000.00
South Sudan 185,000.00
Ethiopia 138,000.00
Democratic Republic of Congo 134,000.00
Nepal 112,000.00
Burundi 51,000.00
Zimbabwe 51,000.00
Uganda 46,000.00
Chad 45,000.00
Yemen 40,000.00
Rwanda 35,000.00
Tanzania 28,000.00
Madagascar 22,000.00
Mali 21,000.00
Somalia 20,000.00
Senegal 19,000.00
Tajikistan 17,000.00
Malawi 15,000.00
Guinea 13,000.00
Benin 12,000.00
Mozambique 11,000.00
Burkina Faso 11,000.00
Niger 10,000.00
Central African Republic 10,000.00
Togo 10,000.00
Sierra Leone 9,000.00
Guinea-Bissau 4,000.00
Gambia 4,000.00
Liberia 2,000.00
Haiti 1,000.00
Madagascar Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 22,000.00 2.33%
2018 21,500.00 -2.27%
2017 22,000.00 1.85%
2016 21,600.00 0.00%
2015 21,600.00 0.00%
2014 21,600.00 0.00%
2013 21,600.00 0.00%
2012 21,600.00 0.00%
2011 21,600.00 0.00%
2010 21,600.00 0.00%
2009 21,600.00 -1.82%
2008 22,000.00 0.00%
2007 22,000.00 0.00%
2005 22,000.00 4.76%
2004 21,000.00 -2.78%
2003 21,600.00 0.00%
2002 21,600.00 0.00%
2001 21,600.00 -24.21%
2000 28,500.00 0.00%
1999 28,500.00 0.00%
1998 28,500.00 0.00%
1997 28,500.00 0.00%
1996 28,500.00 0.00%
1995 28,500.00 35.71%
1994 21,000.00 0.00%
1993 21,000.00 0.00%
1992 21,000.00 0.00%
1991 21,000.00 0.00%
1990 21,000.00 0.00%
1989 21,000.00 -0.47%
1985 21,100.00 -0.47%