Peru Military Size 1985-2022

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.
  • Peru military size for 2019 was 158,000.00, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Peru military size for 2018 was 158,000.00, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Peru military size for 2017 was 158,000.00, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • Peru military size for 2016 was 158,000.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
China 2,535,000.00
Russia 1,454,000.00
Brazil 762,000.00
Iran 650,000.00
Turkey 512,000.00
Colombia 481,000.00
Thailand 455,000.00
Venezuela 343,000.00
Iraq 341,000.00
Mexico 328,000.00
Algeria 317,000.00
Peru 158,000.00
Belarus 155,000.00
Malaysia 136,000.00
Romania 126,000.00
Jordan 116,000.00
South Africa 90,000.00
Azerbaijan 82,000.00
Lebanon 80,000.00
Cuba 76,000.00
Dominican Republic 71,000.00
Kazakhstan 71,000.00
Armenia 49,000.00
Guatemala 43,000.00
Turkmenistan 42,000.00
Ecuador 42,000.00
Bulgaria 37,000.00
Serbia 32,000.00
Paraguay 29,000.00
Namibia 16,000.00
North Macedonia 16,000.00
Montenegro 12,000.00
Bosnia 11,000.00
Costa Rica 10,000.00
Botswana 9,000.00
Albania 8,000.00
Gabon 7,000.00
Jamaica 6,000.00
Fiji 4,000.00
Mauritius 3,000.00
Guyana 3,000.00
Belize 2,000.00
Suriname 2,000.00
Equatorial Guinea 1,000.00
Peru Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 158,000.00 0.00%
2018 158,000.00 0.00%
2017 158,000.00 0.00%
2016 158,000.00 0.00%
2015 158,000.00 0.00%
2014 158,000.00 -17.71%
2013 192,000.00 0.00%
2012 192,000.00 0.00%
2011 192,000.00 0.00%
2010 192,000.00 0.00%
2009 192,000.00 0.52%
2008 191,000.00 -3.54%
2007 198,000.00 0.00%
2006 198,000.00 26.11%
2005 157,000.00 0.00%
2004 157,000.00 -11.30%
2003 177,000.00 -5.35%
2002 187,000.00 5.65%
2001 177,000.00 -8.29%
2000 193,000.00 0.00%
1999 193,000.00 -4.93%
1998 203,000.00 0.00%
1997 203,000.00 4.86%
1996 193,600.00 9.01%
1995 177,600.00 58.57%
1994 112,000.00 0.00%
1993 112,000.00 0.00%
1992 112,000.00 -8.94%
1991 123,000.00 -1.60%
1990 125,000.00 13.64%
1989 110,000.00 -14.06%
1985 128,000.00 -14.06%