Niger 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.
  • Niger military size for 2018 was 10,300.00, a 3% increase from 2017.
  • Niger military size for 2017 was 10,000.00, a 6.54% decline from 2016.
  • Niger military size for 2016 was 10,700.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Niger military size for 2015 was 10,700.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Malawi 14,700.00
Guinea 12,700.00
Benin 12,250.00
Burkina Faso 11,200.00
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Niger 10,300.00
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Togo 9,550.00
Sierra Leone 8,500.00
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Gambia 800.00
Haiti 500.00
Niger Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 10,300.00 3.00%
2017 10,000.00 -6.54%
2016 10,700.00 0.00%
2015 10,700.00 0.00%
2014 10,700.00 0.00%
2013 10,700.00 0.00%
2012 10,700.00 0.00%
2011 10,700.00 0.00%
2010 10,700.00 0.00%
2009 10,700.00 7.00%
2008 10,000.00 0.00%
2007 10,000.00 0.00%
2006 10,000.00 0.00%
2005 10,000.00 0.00%
2004 10,000.00 -6.54%
2003 10,700.00 0.00%
2002 10,700.00 0.00%
2001 10,700.00 0.00%
2000 10,700.00 0.00%
1999 10,700.00 0.00%
1998 10,700.00 0.00%
1997 10,700.00 0.00%
1996 10,700.00 0.00%
1995 10,700.00 114.00%
1994 5,000.00 0.00%
1993 5,000.00 0.00%
1992 5,000.00 0.00%
1991 5,000.00 0.00%
1990 5,000.00 25.00%
1989 4,000.00 81.82%
1985 2,200.00 81.82%