Romania 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.
  • Romania military size for 2018 was 126,600.00, a 0.48% increase from 2017.
  • Romania military size for 2017 was 126,000.00, a 15.55% decline from 2016.
  • Romania military size for 2016 was 149,200.00, a 0.8% decline from 2015.
  • Romania military size for 2015 was 150,400.00, a 0.59% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
China 2,695,000.00
Russia 1,454,000.00
Brazil 761,500.00
Iran 650,000.00
Turkey 512,200.00
Colombia 481,200.00
Thailand 454,850.00
Mexico 348,000.00
Venezuela 343,000.00
Iraq 336,000.00
Algeria 317,000.00
Peru 158,000.00
Belarus 155,350.00
Malaysia 136,000.00
Romania 126,600.00
Jordan 101,500.00
South Africa 89,650.00
Azerbaijan 81,950.00
Lebanon 80,000.00
Cuba 76,000.00
Dominican Republic 71,050.00
Kazakhstan 71,000.00
Armenia 48,800.00
Guatemala 43,050.00
Turkmenistan 41,500.00
Ecuador 41,250.00
Bulgaria 36,950.00
Serbia 32,150.00
Paraguay 28,950.00
North Macedonia 16,000.00
Namibia 15,900.00
Montenegro 12,350.00
Bosnia 10,500.00
Costa Rica 10,000.00
Albania 9,000.00
Botswana 9,000.00
Gabon 6,700.00
Jamaica 5,950.00
Fiji 4,040.00
Guyana 3,400.00
Mauritius 3,000.00
Suriname 1,840.00
Belize 1,500.00
Equatorial Guinea 1,450.00
Romania Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 126,600.00 0.48%
2017 126,000.00 -15.55%
2016 149,200.00 -0.80%
2015 150,400.00 -0.59%
2014 151,300.00 0.00%
2013 151,300.00 0.00%
2012 151,300.00 0.00%
2011 151,300.00 -1.63%
2010 153,800.00 1.42%
2009 151,645.00 -0.89%
2008 153,000.00 0.00%
2007 153,000.00 -0.65%
2006 154,000.00 -12.99%
2005 177,000.00 0.57%
2004 176,000.00 -0.62%
2003 177,100.00 -1.12%
2002 179,100.00 0.11%
2001 178,900.00 -36.76%
2000 282,900.00 0.00%
1999 282,900.00 -4.28%
1998 295,550.00 -3.43%
1997 306,050.00 -0.47%
1996 307,500.00 3.71%
1995 296,500.00 48.25%
1994 200,000.00 0.00%
1993 200,000.00 16.28%
1992 172,000.00 -14.43%
1991 201,000.00 59.52%
1990 126,000.00 -39.13%
1989 207,000.00 9.23%
1985 189,500.00 9.23%