Afghanistan Military Size 1960-2024

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.
  • Afghanistan military size for 2022 was 0.00, a NAN% decline from 2021.
  • Afghanistan military size for 2021 was 0.00, a 100% decline from 2020.
  • Afghanistan military size for 2020 was 165,000.00, a 40.65% decline from 2019.
  • Afghanistan military size for 2019 was 278,000.00, a 1.87% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Number of People
Afghanistan 0.00
Ethiopia 0.00
Mozambique 0.00
Somalia 0.00
Yemen 0.00
Eritrea 0.00
Mali 0.00
Sierra Leone 0.00
Uganda 0.00
Comoros 0.00
Madagascar 0.00
Senegal 0.00
Tanzania 0.00
Democratic Republic of Congo 0.00
Liberia 0.00
Rwanda 0.00
Tajikistan 0.00
Central African Republic 0.00
Haiti 0.00
North Korea 0.00
Togo 0.00
Burkina Faso 0.00
Guinea-Bissau 0.00
Nepal 0.00
Chad 0.00
Benin 0.00
Gambia 0.00
Niger 0.00
Syrian Arab Republic 0.00
Burundi 0.00
Guinea 0.00
Malawi 0.00
South Sudan 0.00
Zimbabwe 0.00
Afghanistan Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2022 0.00 nan%
2021 0.00 -100.00%
2020 165,000.00 -40.65%
2019 278,000.00 1.87%
2018 272,900.00 -15.51%
2017 323,000.00 0.00%
2016 323,000.00 1.13%
2015 319,400.00 3.43%
2014 308,800.00 -6.61%
2013 330,650.00 -2.22%
2012 338,150.00 -0.65%
2011 340,350.00 10.94%
2010 306,800.00 19.96%
2009 255,745.00 172.07%
2008 94,000.00 84.31%
2007 51,000.00 0.00%
2006 51,000.00 88.89%
2005 27,000.00 0.00%
2004 27,000.00 -79.23%
2003 130,000.00 8.33%
2002 120,000.00 inf%
2001 0.00 -100.00%
2000 400,000.00 0.00%
1999 400,000.00 0.00%
1998 400,000.00 -6.76%
1997 429,000.00 0.00%
1996 429,000.00 12.01%
1995 383,000.00 751.11%
1994 45,000.00 0.00%
1993 45,000.00 0.00%
1992 45,000.00 0.00%
1991 45,000.00 -22.41%
1990 58,000.00 5.45%
1989 55,000.00 inf%
1988 0.00 nan%
1987 0.00 nan%
1986 0.00 -100.00%
1985 47,000.00 inf%
1984 0.00 nan%
1983 0.00 nan%
1982 0.00 nan%
1981 0.00 nan%
1980 0.00 nan%
1979 0.00 nan%
1978 0.00 nan%
1977 0.00 nan%
1976 0.00 nan%
1975 0.00 nan%
1974 0.00 nan%
1973 0.00 nan%
1972 0.00 nan%
1971 0.00 nan%
1970 0.00 nan%
1969 0.00 nan%
1968 0.00 nan%
1967 0.00 nan%
1966 0.00 nan%
1965 0.00 nan%
1964 0.00 nan%
1963 0.00 nan%
1962 0.00 nan%
1961 0.00 nan%
1960 0.00 nan%