Nigeria 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.
  • Nigeria military size for 2022 was 0.00, a NAN% decline from 2021.
  • Nigeria military size for 2021 was 0.00, a 100% decline from 2020.
  • Nigeria military size for 2020 was 223,000.00, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • Nigeria military size for 2019 was 223,000.00, a 0% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Number of People
El Salvador 0.00
Vanuatu 0.00
Bhutan 0.00
Ghana 0.00
Lao PDR 0.00
Nigeria 0.00
Solomon Islands 0.00
Vietnam 0.00
Bolivia 0.00
Georgia 0.00
Kiribati 0.00
Mauritania 0.00
Uzbekistan 0.00
Bangladesh 0.00
Micronesia 0.00
Cambodia 0.00
Mongolia 0.00
Sudan 0.00
Ukraine 0.00
Angola 0.00
Egypt 0.00
Kyrgyz Republic 0.00
Myanmar 0.00
West Bank and Gaza 0.00
Tunisia 0.00
Djibouti 0.00
Kenya 0.00
Moldova 0.00
Papua New Guinea 0.00
Timor-Leste 0.00
Cabo Verde 0.00
India 0.00
Morocco 0.00
Philippines 0.00
Eswatini 0.00
Zambia 0.00
Republic of Congo 0.00
Indonesia 0.00
Lesotho 0.00
Pakistan 0.00
Sao Tome and Principe 0.00
Kosovo 0.00
Cameroon 0.00
Honduras 0.00
Sri Lanka 0.00
Nicaragua 0.00
Nigeria Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2022 0.00 nan%
2021 0.00 -100.00%
2020 223,000.00 0.00%
2019 223,000.00 0.00%
2018 223,000.00 3.72%
2017 215,000.00 7.50%
2016 200,000.00 0.00%
2015 200,000.00 23.46%
2014 162,000.00 0.00%
2013 162,000.00 0.00%
2012 162,000.00 0.00%
2011 162,000.00 0.00%
2010 162,000.00 0.00%
2009 162,000.00 0.00%
2008 162,000.00 0.00%
2007 162,000.00 0.00%
2006 162,000.00 0.62%
2005 161,000.00 0.63%
2004 160,000.00 -0.31%
2003 160,500.00 0.00%
2002 160,500.00 0.00%
2001 160,500.00 50.70%
2000 106,500.00 -14.11%
1999 124,000.00 15.89%
1998 107,000.00 0.00%
1997 107,000.00 20.09%
1996 89,100.00 0.00%
1995 89,100.00 11.38%
1994 80,000.00 5.26%
1993 76,000.00 0.00%
1992 76,000.00 -19.15%
1991 94,000.00 0.00%
1990 94,000.00 -12.15%
1989 107,000.00 inf%
1988 0.00 nan%
1987 0.00 nan%
1986 0.00 -100.00%
1985 94,000.00 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%