Qatar 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.
  • Qatar military size for 2019 was 22,000.00, a 2.33% increase from 2018.
  • Qatar military size for 2018 was 21,500.00, a 2.27% decline from 2017.
  • Qatar military size for 2017 was 22,000.00, a 2.33% increase from 2016.
  • Qatar military size for 2016 was 21,500.00, a 82.2% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
United States 1,388,000.00
South Korea 613,000.00
Italy 342,000.00
France 304,000.00
Japan 261,000.00
Saudi Arabia 252,000.00
Spain 199,000.00
Poland 189,000.00
Germany 184,000.00
Israel 178,000.00
United Kingdom 149,000.00
Greece 147,000.00
Chile 122,000.00
Argentina 103,000.00
Canada 72,000.00
UAE 63,000.00
Singapore 59,000.00
Australia 59,000.00
Portugal 52,000.00
Oman 47,000.00
Netherlands 41,000.00
Hungary 40,000.00
Lithuania 37,000.00
Panama 28,000.00
Finland 27,000.00
Belgium 26,000.00
Czech Republic 25,000.00
Kuwait 25,000.00
Norway 23,000.00
Austria 22,000.00
Qatar 22,000.00
Uruguay 22,000.00
Switzerland 20,000.00
Bahrain 19,000.00
Croatia 18,000.00
Slovak Republic 16,000.00
Cyprus 16,000.00
Denmark 15,000.00
Sweden 15,000.00
New Zealand 9,000.00
Ireland 9,000.00
Brunei 8,000.00
Estonia 7,000.00
Slovenia 7,000.00
Latvia 6,000.00
Trinidad and Tobago 5,000.00
Malta 2,000.00
Bahamas 2,000.00
Luxembourg 1,000.00
Barbados 1,000.00
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00
Iceland 0.00
Seychelles 0.00
Qatar Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 22,000.00 2.33%
2018 21,500.00 -2.27%
2017 22,000.00 2.33%
2016 21,500.00 82.20%
2015 11,800.00 0.00%
2014 11,800.00 0.00%
2013 11,800.00 0.00%
2012 11,800.00 0.00%
2011 11,800.00 0.00%
2010 11,800.00 0.00%
2009 11,800.00 -1.67%
2008 12,000.00 0.00%
2007 12,000.00 0.00%
2006 12,000.00 0.00%
2005 12,000.00 0.00%
2004 12,000.00 -3.23%
2003 12,400.00 0.00%
2002 12,400.00 0.81%
2001 12,300.00 0.00%
2000 12,300.00 4.24%
1999 11,800.00 0.00%
1998 11,800.00 0.00%
1997 11,800.00 0.00%
1996 11,800.00 6.31%
1995 11,100.00 11.00%
1994 10,000.00 25.00%
1993 8,000.00 0.00%
1992 8,000.00 -27.27%
1991 11,000.00 0.00%
1990 11,000.00 57.14%
1989 7,000.00 16.67%
1985 6,000.00 16.67%