Mongolia 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.
  • Mongolia military size for 2018 was 17,700.00, a 1.67% decline from 2017.
  • Mongolia military size for 2017 was 18,000.00, a 2.86% increase from 2016.
  • Mongolia military size for 2016 was 17,500.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Mongolia military size for 2015 was 17,500.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Mongolia Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 17,700.00 -1.67%
2017 18,000.00 2.86%
2016 17,500.00 0.00%
2015 17,500.00 0.00%
2014 17,500.00 0.00%
2013 17,500.00 1.74%
2012 17,200.00 0.00%
2011 17,200.00 0.00%
2010 17,200.00 0.00%
2009 17,200.00 1.18%
2008 17,000.00 6.25%
2007 16,000.00 0.00%
2006 16,000.00 0.00%
2005 16,000.00 6.67%
2004 15,000.00 -5.06%
2003 15,800.00 -3.07%
2002 16,300.00 0.00%
2001 16,300.00 0.00%
2000 16,300.00 0.00%
1999 16,300.00 -4.12%
1998 17,000.00 14.09%
1997 14,900.00 -55.52%
1996 33,500.00 7.72%
1995 31,100.00 72.78%
1994 18,000.00 0.00%
1993 18,000.00 -14.29%
1992 21,000.00 -32.26%
1991 31,000.00 -3.13%
1990 32,000.00 -3.03%
1989 33,000.00 0.00%
1985 33,000.00 0.00%