Chad 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.
  • Chad military size for 2018 was 32,850.00, a 6.14% decline from 2017.
  • Chad military size for 2017 was 35,000.00, a 12.17% decline from 2016.
  • Chad military size for 2016 was 39,850.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Chad military size for 2015 was 39,850.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
North Korea 1,469,000.00
Afghanistan 272,900.00
Syrian Arab Republic 257,500.00
Eritrea 201,750.00
South Sudan 185,000.00
Ethiopia 138,000.00
Congo, Dem. Rep. 134,250.00
Nepal 111,600.00
Burundi 51,050.00
Zimbabwe 51,000.00
Uganda 46,000.00
Rwanda 35,000.00
Chad 32,850.00
Tanzania 28,000.00
Madagascar 21,500.00
Mali 21,000.00
Yemen 20,000.00
Somalia 19,800.00
Senegal 18,600.00
Tajikistan 16,800.00
Malawi 14,700.00
Guinea 12,700.00
Benin 12,250.00
Mozambique 11,200.00
Burkina Faso 11,200.00
Niger 10,300.00
Central African Republic 10,150.00
Togo 9,550.00
Sierra Leone 8,500.00
Guinea-Bissau 4,450.00
Liberia 2,100.00
Gambia 800.00
Haiti 500.00
Chad Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 32,850.00 -6.14%
2017 35,000.00 -12.17%
2016 39,850.00 0.00%
2015 39,850.00 0.00%
2014 39,850.00 14.35%
2013 34,850.00 0.00%
2012 34,850.00 0.00%
2011 34,850.00 0.00%
2010 34,850.00 -0.51%
2009 35,030.00 0.09%
2008 35,000.00 0.00%
2007 35,000.00 0.00%
2005 35,000.00 2.94%
2004 34,000.00 -2.30%
2003 34,800.00 -0.29%
2002 34,900.00 0.00%
2001 34,900.00 0.87%
2000 34,600.00 -0.72%
1999 34,850.00 0.00%
1998 34,850.00 0.00%
1997 34,850.00 0.00%
1996 34,850.00 0.00%
1995 34,850.00 -12.88%
1994 40,000.00 33.33%
1993 30,000.00 -21.05%
1992 38,000.00 -24.00%
1991 50,000.00 0.00%
1990 50,000.00 51.52%
1989 33,000.00 170.49%
1985 12,200.00 170.49%