Sudan 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.
  • Sudan military size for 2019 was 124,000.00, a 0.24% decline from 2018.
  • Sudan military size for 2018 was 124,300.00, a 0.24% increase from 2017.
  • Sudan military size for 2017 was 124,000.00, a 0.24% decline from 2016.
  • Sudan military size for 2016 was 124,300.00, a 52.97% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
India 3,045,000.00
Pakistan 943,000.00
Egypt 836,000.00
Indonesia 676,000.00
Vietnam 522,000.00
Myanmar 513,000.00
Sri Lanka 317,000.00
Ukraine 311,000.00
Morocco 246,000.00
Bangladesh 227,000.00
Nigeria 223,000.00
Cambodia 191,000.00
Philippines 155,000.00
Lao PDR 129,000.00
Sudan 124,000.00
Angola 117,000.00
Bolivia 71,000.00
Uzbekistan 68,000.00
Tunisia 48,000.00
El Salvador 42,000.00
Cameroon 34,000.00
Kenya 29,000.00
Georgia 26,000.00
Honduras 23,000.00
Mauritania 21,000.00
Kyrgyz Republic 21,000.00
Mongolia 18,000.00
Zambia 16,000.00
Ghana 16,000.00
Djibouti 13,000.00
Nicaragua 12,000.00
Moldova 6,000.00
Papua New Guinea 4,000.00
Timor-Leste 2,000.00
Lesotho 2,000.00
Cabo Verde 1,000.00
West Bank and Gaza 0.00
Republic of Congo 0.00
Sudan Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2019 124,000.00 -0.24%
2018 124,300.00 0.24%
2017 124,000.00 -0.24%
2016 124,300.00 -52.97%
2015 264,300.00 0.00%
2014 264,300.00 0.00%
2013 264,300.00 0.00%
2012 264,300.00 0.00%
2011 264,300.00 108.44%
2010 126,800.00 0.00%
2009 126,800.00 -0.16%
2008 127,000.00 0.00%
2007 127,000.00 3.25%
2005 123,000.00 1.65%
2004 121,000.00 5.68%
2003 114,500.00 -7.66%
2002 124,000.00 0.00%
2001 124,000.00 3.77%
2000 119,500.00 8.93%
1999 109,700.00 0.00%
1998 109,700.00 15.84%
1997 94,700.00 -8.94%
1996 104,000.00 -22.10%
1995 133,500.00 62.80%
1994 82,000.00 0.00%
1993 82,000.00 0.00%
1992 82,000.00 26.15%
1991 65,000.00 0.00%
1990 65,000.00 0.00%
1989 65,000.00 14.84%
1985 56,600.00 14.84%