List of countries by number of active troops


List of countries by number of active troops

This is a list of countries sorted by the total number of active troops where the military manpower of a country is measured by the total amount of active troops within the command of that country. Reserved forces which can aid a depleted active military and/or paramilitary are also listed to illustrate a country's total manpower.


* Approximate Figures
* Source of active duty information: Center for Strategic and International Studies 2006 and Jaffa Center of Strategic Studies
* Source of population information: List of countries by population* Nuclear weapons undeclared status (Israel)
** Nuclear weapons declared status
*** Iraq under Saddam Hussein had up to 400,000 active troops.

Bhutan currently maintains an imperial guard of about 1,000 men.

There are currently 24 countries that do not maintain a military.

ee also

* List of countries by size of armed forces
* List of countries by number of total troops
* List of countries by military expenditures

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