Sudan 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.
  • 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.
  • Sudan military size for 2015 was 264,300.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
India 3,026,500.00
Pakistan 944,800.00
Egypt 835,500.00
Indonesia 675,500.00
Vietnam 522,000.00
Myanmar 513,000.00
Sri Lanka 317,000.00
Ukraine 297,000.00
Morocco 245,800.00
Bangladesh 227,050.00
Nigeria 223,000.00
Cambodia 191,300.00
Philippines 153,350.00
Lao PDR 129,100.00
Sudan 124,300.00
Angola 117,000.00
Bolivia 71,100.00
Uzbekistan 68,000.00
Tunisia 47,800.00
El Salvador 41,500.00
Cameroon 34,400.00
Kenya 29,100.00
Georgia 25,650.00
Honduras 22,950.00
Kyrgyz Republic 20,900.00
Mauritania 20,850.00
Mongolia 17,700.00
Zambia 16,100.00
Ghana 15,500.00
Djibouti 13,450.00
Nicaragua 12,000.00
Congo, Rep. 12,000.00
Moldova 6,150.00
Papua New Guinea 3,600.00
Timor-Leste 2,200.00
Lesotho 2,000.00
Cabo Verde 1,200.00
Sudan Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
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%