Turkmenistan Military Size 1992-2021

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.
  • Turkmenistan military size for 2018 was 41,500.00, a 1.19% decline from 2017.
  • Turkmenistan military size for 2017 was 42,000.00, a 1.2% increase from 2016.
  • Turkmenistan military size for 2016 was 41,500.00, a 13.7% increase from 2015.
  • Turkmenistan military size for 2015 was 36,500.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Turkmenistan Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 41,500.00 -1.19%
2017 42,000.00 1.20%
2016 41,500.00 13.70%
2015 36,500.00 0.00%
2014 36,500.00 65.91%
2013 22,000.00 0.00%
2012 22,000.00 0.00%
2011 22,000.00 0.00%
2010 22,000.00 0.00%
2009 22,000.00 0.00%
2008 22,000.00 0.00%
2007 22,000.00 0.00%
2006 22,000.00 -15.38%
2005 26,000.00 0.00%
2004 26,000.00 -10.34%
2003 29,000.00 65.71%
2002 17,500.00 0.00%
2001 17,500.00 20.69%
2000 14,500.00 -23.68%
1999 19,000.00 0.00%
1998 19,000.00 5.56%
1997 18,000.00 0.00%
1996 18,000.00 63.64%
1995 11,000.00 -26.67%
1994 15,000.00 -46.43%
1993 28,000.00 0.00%
1992 28,000.00 0.00%