Panama 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.
  • Panama military size for 2018 was 26,000.00, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Panama military size for 2017 was 26,000.00, a 17.91% increase from 2016.
  • Panama military size for 2016 was 22,050.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Panama military size for 2015 was 22,050.00, a 83.75% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
United States 1,379,800.00
South Korea 608,000.00
Italy 341,500.00
France 304,800.00
Japan 261,150.00
Saudi Arabia 252,000.00
Poland 196,700.00
Spain 196,350.00
Germany 181,400.00
Israel 177,500.00
United Kingdom 148,450.00
Greece 147,850.00
Chile 122,200.00
Argentina 105,200.00
Canada 72,400.00
UAE 63,000.00
Singapore 59,000.00
Australia 58,100.00
Portugal 52,250.00
Oman 46,600.00
Netherlands 41,410.00
Hungary 39,800.00
Lithuania 39,550.00
Belgium 31,500.00
Panama 26,000.00
Finland 25,200.00
Kuwait 24,500.00
Norway 23,250.00
Austria 22,850.00
Czech Republic 22,245.00
Uruguay 22,100.00
Qatar 21,500.00
Switzerland 21,450.00
Bahrain 19,200.00
Croatia 18,200.00
Cyprus 16,000.00
Slovak Republic 15,850.00
Sweden 15,150.00
Denmark 14,500.00
New Zealand 9,400.00
Ireland 8,650.00
Brunei 8,200.00
Slovenia 7,250.00
Latvia 6,900.00
Estonia 6,700.00
Trinidad and Tobago 4,050.00
Luxembourg 1,900.00
Malta 1,750.00
Bahamas 1,300.00
Barbados 610.00
Seychelles 420.00
Antigua and Barbuda 180.00
Panama Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 26,000.00 0.00%
2017 26,000.00 17.91%
2016 22,050.00 0.00%
2015 22,050.00 83.75%
2014 12,000.00 0.00%
2013 12,000.00 0.00%
2012 12,000.00 0.00%
2011 12,000.00 0.00%
2010 12,000.00 0.00%
2009 12,000.00 0.00%
2008 12,000.00 0.00%
2007 12,000.00 0.00%
2006 12,000.00 0.00%
2005 12,000.00 1.69%
2003 11,800.00 0.00%
2002 11,800.00 0.00%
2001 11,800.00 0.00%
2000 11,800.00 0.00%
1999 11,800.00 0.00%
1998 11,800.00 0.00%
1997 11,800.00 0.00%
1996 11,800.00 0.00%
1995 11,800.00 7.27%
1994 11,000.00 0.00%
1993 11,000.00 0.00%
1992 11,000.00 -8.33%
1991 12,000.00 9.09%
1990 11,000.00 -21.43%
1989 14,000.00 16.67%
1985 12,000.00 16.67%