Suriname 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.
  • Suriname military size for 2018 was 1,840.00, a 8% decline from 2017.
  • Suriname military size for 2017 was 2,000.00, a 3.09% increase from 2016.
  • Suriname military size for 2016 was 1,940.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Suriname military size for 2015 was 1,940.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Armenia 48,800.00
Guatemala 43,050.00
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Ecuador 41,250.00
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North Macedonia 16,000.00
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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
Suriname Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 1,840.00 -8.00%
2017 2,000.00 3.09%
2016 1,940.00 0.00%
2015 1,940.00 0.00%
2014 1,940.00 0.00%
2013 1,940.00 5.43%
2012 1,840.00 0.00%
2011 1,840.00 0.00%
2010 1,840.00 0.00%
2009 1,840.00 -8.00%
2008 2,000.00 0.00%
2007 2,000.00 0.00%
2006 2,000.00 0.00%
2005 2,000.00 100.00%
2004 1,000.00 -44.44%
2003 1,800.00 -10.00%
2002 2,000.00 0.00%
2001 2,000.00 0.00%
2000 2,000.00 11.11%
1999 1,800.00 0.00%
1998 1,800.00 0.00%
1997 1,800.00 0.00%
1996 1,800.00 0.00%
1995 1,800.00 -10.00%
1994 2,000.00 0.00%
1993 2,000.00 0.00%
1992 2,000.00 -50.00%
1991 4,000.00 0.00%
1990 4,000.00 0.00%
1989 4,000.00 100.00%
1985 2,000.00 100.00%