Myanmar 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.
  • Myanmar military size for 2018 was 513,000.00, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Myanmar military size for 2017 was 513,000.00, a 0.05% decline from 2016.
  • Myanmar military size for 2016 was 513,250.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Myanmar military size for 2015 was 513,250.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
India 3,026,500.00
Pakistan 944,800.00
Egypt 835,500.00
Indonesia 675,500.00
Vietnam 522,000.00
Myanmar 513,000.00
Sri Lanka 317,000.00
Ukraine 297,000.00
Morocco 245,800.00
Bangladesh 227,050.00
Nigeria 223,000.00
Cambodia 191,300.00
Philippines 153,350.00
Lao PDR 129,100.00
Sudan 124,300.00
Angola 117,000.00
Bolivia 71,100.00
Uzbekistan 68,000.00
Tunisia 47,800.00
El Salvador 41,500.00
Cameroon 34,400.00
Kenya 29,100.00
Georgia 25,650.00
Honduras 22,950.00
Kyrgyz Republic 20,900.00
Mauritania 20,850.00
Mongolia 17,700.00
Zambia 16,100.00
Ghana 15,500.00
Djibouti 13,450.00
Congo, Rep. 12,000.00
Nicaragua 12,000.00
Moldova 6,150.00
Papua New Guinea 3,600.00
Timor-Leste 2,200.00
Lesotho 2,000.00
Cabo Verde 1,200.00
Myanmar Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 513,000.00 0.00%
2017 513,000.00 -0.05%
2016 513,250.00 0.00%
2015 513,250.00 0.00%
2014 513,250.00 0.00%
2013 513,250.00 0.00%
2012 513,250.00 0.00%
2011 513,250.00 0.00%
2010 513,250.00 0.00%
2009 513,250.00 0.05%
2008 513,000.00 0.00%
2007 513,000.00 0.00%
2006 513,000.00 6.21%
2005 483,000.00 0.16%
2004 482,250.00 -18.95%
2003 595,000.00 9.31%
2002 544,300.00 22.51%
2001 444,300.00 3.54%
2000 429,100.00 0.01%
1999 429,050.00 -1.33%
1998 434,850.00 1.35%
1997 429,050.00 5.60%
1996 406,300.00 9.43%
1995 371,300.00 15.31%
1994 322,000.00 0.00%
1993 322,000.00 12.59%
1992 286,000.00 0.00%
1991 286,000.00 24.35%
1990 230,000.00 15.00%
1989 200,000.00 7.53%
1985 186,000.00 7.53%