North Korea 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.
  • North Korea military size for 2022 was 0.00, a NAN% decline from 2021.
  • North Korea military size for 2021 was 0.00, a 100% decline from 2020.
  • North Korea military size for 2020 was 1,469,000.00, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • North Korea military size for 2019 was 1,469,000.00, a 0% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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North Korea Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2022 0.00 nan%
2021 0.00 -100.00%
2020 1,469,000.00 0.00%
2019 1,469,000.00 0.00%
2018 1,469,000.00 0.00%
2017 1,469,000.00 0.00%
2016 1,469,000.00 6.53%
2015 1,379,000.00 0.00%
2014 1,379,000.00 0.00%
2013 1,379,000.00 0.00%
2012 1,379,000.00 0.00%
2011 1,379,000.00 0.00%
2010 1,379,000.00 0.00%
2009 1,379,000.00 6.49%
2008 1,295,000.00 0.00%
2007 1,295,000.00 0.00%
2006 1,295,000.00 0.00%
2005 1,295,000.00 0.00%
2004 1,295,000.00 1.89%
2003 1,271,000.00 0.00%
2002 1,271,000.00 0.00%
2001 1,271,000.00 2.17%
2000 1,244,000.00 0.00%
1999 1,244,000.00 0.00%
1998 1,244,000.00 0.00%
1997 1,244,000.00 6.42%
1996 1,169,000.00 -5.95%
1995 1,243,000.00 13.00%
1994 1,100,000.00 0.00%
1993 1,100,000.00 -8.33%
1992 1,200,000.00 0.00%
1991 1,200,000.00 0.00%
1990 1,200,000.00 15.38%
1989 1,040,000.00 inf%
1988 0.00 nan%
1987 0.00 nan%
1986 0.00 -100.00%
1985 838,000.00 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%