Field Listing :: Manpower fit for military service
This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for a country (defined as being ages 16-49) and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
Country
Manpower fit for military service
Afghanistan males age 16-49: 4,050,222
females age 16-49: 3,797,087 (2010 est.)
Albania males age 16-49: 622,379
females age 16-49: 660,715 (2010 est.)
Algeria males age 16-49: 8,622,897
females age 16-49: 8,626,222 (2010 est.)
American Samoa males age 16-49: 14,562
females age 16-49: 14,129 (2010 est.)
Andorra males age 16-49: 17,977
females age 16-49: 17,069 (2010 est.)
Angola males age 16-49: 1,546,781
females age 16-49: 1,492,308 (2010 est.)
Anguilla males age 16-49: 3,009
females age 16-49: 3,397 (2010 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda males age 16-49: 17,676
females age 16-49: 19,960 (2010 est.)
Argentina males age 16-49: 8,458,362
females age 16-49: 8,414,460 (2010 est.)
Armenia males age 16-49: 644,372
females age 16-49: 717,272 (2010 est.)
Aruba males age 16-49: 20,527
females age 16-49: 21,493 (2010 est.)
Australia males age 16-49: 4,411,958
females age 16-49: 4,239,985 (2010 est.)
Austria males age 16-49: 1,579,862
females age 16-49: 1,554,130 (2010 est.)
Azerbaijan males age 16-49: 1,773,993
females age 16-49: 1,964,012 (2010 est.)
Bahamas, The males age 16-49: 63,429
females age 16-49: 64,645 (2010 est.)
Bahrain males age 16-49: 423,757
females age 16-49: 245,302 (2010 est.)
Bangladesh males age 16-49: 30,486,086
females age 16-49: 35,616,093 (2010 est.)
Barbados males age 16-49: 58,125
females age 16-49: 58,016 (2010 est.)
Belarus males age 16-49: 1,693,626
females age 16-49: 2,012,401 (2010 est.)
Belgium males age 16-49: 1,934,957
females age 16-49: 1,877,268 (2010 est.)
Belize males age 16-49: 59,431
females age 16-49: 57,221 (2010 est.)
Benin males age 16-49: 1,385,065
females age 16-49: 1,400,045 (2010 est.)
Bermuda males age 16-49: 12,323
females age 16-49: 12,174 (2010 est.)
Bhutan males age 16-49: 157,664
females age 16-49: 144,861 (2010 est.)
Bolivia males age 16-49: 1,762,260
females age 16-49: 2,013,281 (2010 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina males age 16-49: 968,242
females age 16-49: 937,327 (2010 est.)
Botswana males age 16-49: 340,949
females age 16-49: 302,332 (2010 est.)
Brazil males age 16-49: 38,993,989
females age 16-49: 44,841,661 (2010 est.)
British Virgin Islands males age 16-49: 6,057
females age 16-49: 5,805 (2010 est.)
Brunei males age 16-49: 95,141
females age 16-49: 99,386 (2010 est.)
Bulgaria males age 16-49: 1,320,955
females age 16-49: 1,337,616 (2010 est.)
Burkina Faso males age 16-49: 2,366,168
females age 16-49: 2,367,673 (2010 est.)
Burma males age 16-49: 10,451,515
females age 16-49: 11,181,537 (2010 est.)
Burundi males age 16-49: 1,398,769
females age 16-49: 1,481,417 (2010 est.)
Cabo Verde males age 16-49: 106,864
females age 16-49: 117,518 (2010 est.)
Cambodia males age 16-49: 2,638,167
females age 16-49: 2,965,328 (2010 est.)
Cameroon males age 16-49: 2,794,998
females age 16-49: 2,718,110 (2010 est.)
Canada males age 16-49: 6,633,472
females age 16-49: 6,389,669 (2010 est.)
Cayman Islands males age 16-49: 9,981
females age 16-49: 10,417 (2010 est.)
Central African Republic males age 16-49: 655,875
females age 16-49: 661,308 (2010 est.)
Chad males age 16-49: 1,183,242
females age 16-49: 1,395,811 (2010 est.)
Chile males age 16-49: 3,621,475
females age 16-49: 3,561,099 (2010 est.)
China males age 16-49: 318,265,016
females age 16-49: 300,323,611 (2010 est.)
Colombia males age 16-49: 9,150,400
females age 16-49: 9,861,760 (2010 est.)
Comoros males age 16-49: 134,562
females age 16-49: 145,797 (2010 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the males age 16-49: 10,168,258
females age 16-49: 10,331,693 (2010 est.)
Congo, Republic of the males age 16-49: 577,944
females age 16-49: 566,587 (2010 est.)
Cook Islands males age 16-49: 2,198
females age 16-49: 2,156 (2010 est.)
Costa Rica males age 16-49: 1,058,419
females age 16-49: 1,037,053 (2010 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire males age 16-49: 3,360,087
females age 16-49: 3,196,033 (2010 est.)
Croatia males age 16-49: 770,710
females age 16-49: 839,732 (2010 est.)
Cuba males age 16-49: 2,446,131
females age 16-49: 2,375,590 (2010 est.)
Cyprus Cypriot National Guard (GCNG):
males age 16-49: 275,842
females age 16-49: 239,862 (2010 est.)
Czech Republic males age 16-49: 2,072,267
females age 16-49: 1,988,839 (2010 est.)
Denmark males age 16-49: 1,014,560
females age 16-49: 1,003,921 (2010 est.)
Djibouti males age 16-49: 114,557
females age 16-49: 154,173 (2010 est.)
Dominica males age 16-49: 16,035
females age 16-49: 15,499 (2010 est.)
Dominican Republic males age 16-49: 2,188,358
females age 16-49: 2,090,180 (2010 est.)
Ecuador males age 16-49: 2,834,213
females age 16-49: 3,269,535 (2010 est.)
Egypt males age 16-49: 18,060,543
females age 16-49: 17,244,838 (2010 est.)
El Salvador males age 16-49: 1,079,038
females age 16-49: 1,373,368 (2010 est.)
Equatorial Guinea males age 16-49: 113,277
females age 16-49: 115,320 (2010 est.)
Eritrea males age 16-49: 896,096
females age 16-49: 953,757 (2010 est.)
Estonia males age 16-49: 210,854
females age 16-49: 251,185 (2010 est.)
Ethiopia males age 16-49: 11,868,084
females age 16-49: 12,889,260 (2010 est.)
Faroe Islands males age 16-49: 9,827
females age 16-49: 8,418 (2010 est.)
Fiji males age 16-49: 183,730
females age 16-49: 188,325 (2010 est.)
Finland males age 16-49: 955,151
females age 16-49: 912,983 (2010 est.)
France males age 16-49: 12,025,341
females age 16-49: 11,721,827 (2010 est.)
French Polynesia males age 16-49: 67,363
females age 16-49: 66,053 (2010 est.)
Gabon males age 16-49: 202,404
females age 16-49: 195,389 (2010 est.)
Gambia, The males age 16-49: 315,176
females age 16-49: 347,017 (2010 est.)
Gaza Strip males age 16-49: 335,820
females age 16-49: 319,847 (2010 est.)
Georgia males age 16-49: 893,003
females age 16-49: 931,683 (2010 est.)
Germany males age 16-49: 15,027,886
females age 16-49: 14,510,527 (2010 est.)
Ghana males age 16-49: 4,136,406
females age 16-49: 4,220,761 (2010 est.)
Gibraltar males age 16-49: 6,017
females age 16-49: 5,706 (2010 est.)
Greece males age 16-49: 2,032,378
females age 16-49: 2,016,552 (2010 est.)
Greenland males age 16-49: 10,765
females age 16-49: 11,399 (2010 est.)
Grenada males age 16-49: 22,596
females age 16-49: 22,588 (2010 est.)
Guam males age 16-49: 38,358
females age 16-49: 36,869 (2010 est.)
Guatemala males age 16-49: 2,590,843
females age 16-49: 2,926,544 (2010 est.)
Guernsey males age 16-49: 12,493
females age 16-49: 12,272 (2010 est.)
Guinea males age 16-49: 1,493,991
females age 16-49: 1,535,418 (2010 est.)
Guinea-Bissau males age 16-49: 205,460
females age 16-49: 212,277 (2010 est.)
Guyana males age 16-49: 133,239
females age 16-49: 147,719 (2010 est.)
Haiti males age 16-49: 1,666,324
females age 16-49: 1,704,364 (2010 est.)
Honduras males age 16-49: 1,525,578
females age 16-49: 1,539,688 (2010 est.)
Hong Kong males age 16-49: 1,387,213
females age 16-49: 1,505,875 (2010 est.)
Hungary males age 16-49: 1,902,639
females age 16-49: 1,897,378 (2010 est.)
Iceland males age 16-49: 62,781
females age 16-49: 61,511 (2010 est.)
India males age 16-49: 249,531,562
females age 16-49: 240,039,958 (2010 est.)
Indonesia males age 16-49: 54,264,299
females age 16-49: 53,274,361 (2010 est.)
Iran males age 16-49: 20,149,222
females age 16-49: 19,417,275 (2010 est.)
Iraq males age 16-49: 6,591,185
females age 16-49: 6,421,717 (2010 est.)
Ireland males age 16-49: 977,631
females age 16-49: 965,900 (2010 est.)
Isle of Man males age 16-49: 15,206
females age 16-49: 15,127 (2010 est.)
Israel males age 16-49: 1,517,510
females age 16-49: 1,446,132 (2010 est.)
Italy males age 16-49: 11,247,446
females age 16-49: 11,348,695 (2010 est.)
Jamaica males age 16-49: 590,673
females age 16-49: 596,414 (2010 est.)
Japan males age 16-49: 22,390,431
females age 16-49: 21,540,322 (2010 est.)
Jersey males age 16-49: 18,688
females age 16-49: 18,615 (2010 est.)
Jordan males age 16-49: 1,439,192
females age 16-49: 1,384,500 (2010 est.)
Kazakhstan males age 16-49: 2,909,999
females age 16-49: 3,528,169 (2010 est.)
Kenya males age 16-49: 6,361,268
females age 16-49: 6,106,870 (2010 est.)
Kiribati males age 16-49: 18,364
females age 16-49: 20,302 (2010 est.)
Korea, North males age 16-49: 4,836,567
females age 16-49: 5,230,137 (2010 est.)
Korea, South males age 16-49: 10,864,566
females age 16-49: 10,168,709 (2010 est.)
Kosovo males age 16-49: 430,926
females age 16-49: 389,614 (2010 est.)
Kuwait males age 16-49: 840,912
females age 16-49: 523,206 (2010 est.)
Kyrgyzstan males age 16-49: 1,119,224
females age 16-49: 1,257,263 (2010 est.)
Laos males age 16-49: 1,111,629
females age 16-49: 1,190,035 (2010 est.)
Latvia males age 16-49: 401,691
females age 16-49: 447,638 (2010 est.)
Lebanon males age 16-49: 920,825
females age 16-49: 941,806 (2010 est.)
Lesotho males age 16-49: 270,184
females age 16-49: 275,734 (2010 est.)
Liberia males age 16-49: 524,243
females age 16-49: 544,349 (2010 est.)
Libya males age 16-49: 1,511,144
females age 16-49: 1,458,934 (2010 est.)
Liechtenstein males age 16-49: 6,538
females age 16-49: 6,746 (2010 est.)
Lithuania males age 16-49: 669,111
females age 16-49: 724,803 (2010 est.)
Luxembourg males age 16-49: 97,290
females age 16-49: 96,361 (2010 est.)
Macau males age 16-49: 124,189
females age 16-49: 149,514 (2010 est.)
Macedonia males age 16-49: 443,843
females age 16-49: 426,251 (2010 est.)
Madagascar males age 16-49: 3,390,071
females age 16-49: 3,682,180 (2010 est.)
Malawi males age 16-49: 2,132,909
females age 16-49: 2,043,925 (2010 est.)
Malaysia males age 16-49: 6,247,306
females age 16-49: 6,175,274 (2010 est.)
Maldives males age 16-49: 135,374
females age 16-49: 85,181 (2010 est.)
Mali males age 16-49: 1,825,779
females age 16-49: 1,968,563 (2010 est.)
Malta males age 16-49: 79,645
females age 16-49: 75,684 (2010 est.)
Marshall Islands males age 16-49: 13,568
females age 16-49: 13,606 (2010 est.)
Mauritania males age 16-49: 480,042
females age 16-49: 581,473 (2010 est.)
Mauritius males age 16-49: 280,596
females age 16-49: 283,317 (2010 est.)
Mexico males age 16-49: 23,239,866
females age 16-49: 25,642,549 (2010 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of males age 16-49: 22,008
females age 16-49: 23,501 (2010 est.)
Moldova males age 16-49: 875,224
females age 16-49: 969,903 (2010 est.)
Monaco males age 16-49: 4,629
females age 16-49: 4,597 (2010 est.)
Mongolia males age 16-49: 726,199
females age 16-49: 756,628 (2010 est.)
Montenegro males age 16-49: 149,159
females age 16-49: 131,823 (2010 est.)
Montserrat males age 16-49: 1,135
females age 16-49: 1,223 (2010 est.)
Morocco males age 16-49: 7,026,016
females age 16-49: 7,377,045 (2010 est.)
Mozambique males age 16-49: 2,677,473
females age 16-49: 2,941,073 (2010 est.)
Namibia males age 16-49: 351,431
females age 16-49: 311,513 (2010 est.)
Nauru males age 16-49: 1,823
females age 16-49: 2,034 (2010 est.)
Nepal males age 16-49: 5,260,878
females age 16-49: 5,947,512 (2010 est.)
Netherlands males age 16-49: 3,201,328
females age 16-49: 3,122,889 (2010 est.)
New Caledonia males age 16-49: 56,233
females age 16-49: 55,983 (2010 est.)
New Zealand males age 16-49: 843,526
females age 16-49: 828,779 (2010 est.)
Nicaragua males age 16-49: 1,227,757
females age 16-49: 1,335,653 (2010 est.)
Niger males age 16-49: 2,194,570
females age 16-49: 2,219,416 (2010 est.)
Nigeria males age 16-49: 20,839,976
females age 16-49: 19,867,683 (2010 est.)
Northern Mariana Islands males age 16-49: 8,793
females age 16-49: 11,569 (2010 est.)
Norway males age 16-49: 888,761
females age 16-49: 865,697 (2010 est.)
Oman males age 16-49: 837,886
females age 16-49: 642,427 (2010 est.)
Pakistan males age 16-49: 37,945,440
females age 16-49: 37,381,549 (2010 est.)
Palau males age 16-49: 5,272
females age 16-49: 3,969 (2010 est.)
Panama males age 16-49: 731,254
females age 16-49: 728,329 (2010 est.)
Papua New Guinea males age 16-49: 1,130,951
females age 16-49: 1,137,753 (2010 est.)
Paraguay males age 16-49: 1,409,859
females age 16-49: 1,433,037 (2010 est.)
Peru males age 16-49: 5,788,629
females age 16-49: 6,565,097 (2010 est.)
Philippines males age 16-49: 20,142,940
females age 16-49: 21,427,792 (2010 est.)
Poland males age 16-49: 7,817,556
females age 16-49: 7,766,361 (2010 est.)
Portugal males age 16-49: 2,103,080
females age 16-49: 2,018,004 (2010 est.)
Puerto Rico males age 16-49: 700,443
females age 16-49: 786,035 (2010 est.)
Qatar males age 16-49: 321,974
females age 16-49: 140,176 (2010 est.)
Romania males age 16-49: 4,550,409
females age 16-49: 4,507,880 (2010 est.)
Russia males age 16-49: 22,597,728
females age 16-49: 23,017,006 (2013 est.)
Rwanda males age 16-49: 1,685,066
females age 16-49: 1,749,580 (2010 est.)
Saint Barthelemy males age 16-49: 1,495
females age 16-49: 1,263 (2010 est.)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha males age 16-49: 1,565
females age 16-49: 1,579 (2010 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis males age 16-49: 10,742
females age 16-49: 10,923 (2010 est.)
Saint Lucia males age 16-49: 32,688
females age 16-49: 36,289 (2010 est.)
Saint Martin males age 16-49: 6,435
females age 16-49: 6,967 (2010 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon males age 16-49: 1,064
females age 16-49: 1,069 (2010 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines males age 16-49: 22,875
females age 16-49: 22,015 (2010 est.)
Samoa males age 16-49: 38,260
females age 16-49: 38,032 (2010 est.)
San Marino males age 16-49: 5,565
females age 16-49: 6,067 (2010 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe males age 16-49: 27,310
females age 16-49: 29,279 (2010 est.)
Saudi Arabia males age 16-49: 7,365,624
females age 16-49: 5,677,819 (2010 est.)
Senegal males age 16-49: 1,788,493
females age 16-49: 2,133,370 (2010 est.)
Serbia males age 16-49: 1,395,426
females age 16-49: 1,356,415 (2010 est.)
Seychelles males age 16-49: 20,231
females age 16-49: 19,891 (2010 est.)
Sierra Leone males age 16-49: 731,898
females age 16-49: 838,032 (2010 est.)
Singapore males age 16-49: 1,018,839
females age 16-49: 1,087,134 (2010 est.)
Slovakia males age 16-49: 1,156,113
females age 16-49: 1,139,380 (2010 est.)
Slovenia males age 16-49: 392,075
females age 16-49: 380,077 (2010 est.)
Solomon Islands males age 16-49: 118,921
females age 16-49: 118,164 (2010 est.)
Somalia males age 16-49: 1,331,894
females age 16-49: 1,357,051 (2010 est.)
South Africa males age 16-49: 7,617,063
females age 16-49: 6,476,264 (2010 est.)
Spain males age 16-49: 9,603,939
females age 16-49: 9,116,928 (2010 est.)
Sri Lanka males age 16-49: 4,177,432
females age 16-49: 4,574,833 (2010 est.)
Sudan males age 16-49: 6,475,530
females age 16-49: 6,840,885 (2010 est.)
Suriname males age 16-49: 109,445
females age 16-49: 112,538 (2010 est.)
Swaziland males age 16-49: 201,853
females age 16-49: 175,477 (2010 est.)
Sweden males age 16-49: 1,709,055
females age 16-49: 1,650,432 (2010 est.)
Switzerland males age 16-49: 1,493,509
females age 16-49: 1,459,450 (2010 est.)
Syria males age 16-49: 5,055,510
females age 16-49: 4,884,151 (2010 est.)
Taiwan males age 16-49: 5,074,173
females age 16-49: 4,951,088 (2010 est.)
Tajikistan males age 16-49: 1,490,267
females age 16-49: 1,675,083 (2010 est.)
Tanzania males age 16-49: 5,860,339
females age 16-49: 5,882,279 (2010 est.)
Thailand males age 16-49: 13,308,372
females age 16-49: 14,182,567 (2010 est.)
Timor-Leste males age 16-49: 243,120
females age 16-49: 251,061 (2010 est.)
Togo males age 16-49: 1,104,536
females age 16-49: 1,158,061 (2010 est.)
Tonga males age 16-49: 20,956
females age 16-49: 20,577 (2010 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago males age 16-49: 269,824
females age 16-49: 261,735 (2010 est.)
Tunisia males age 16-49: 2,397,716
females age 16-49: 2,484,097 (2010 est.)
Turkey males age 16-49: 17,664,510
females age 16-49: 17,340,816 (2010 est.)
Turkmenistan males age 16-49: 1,066,649
females age 16-49: 1,185,538 (2010 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands males age 16-49: 11,842
females age 16-49: 11,755 (2010 est.)
Tuvalu males age 16-49: 2,021
females age 16-49: 2,026 (2010 est.)
Uganda males age 16-49: 4,313,068
females age 16-49: 4,200,901 (2010 est.)
Ukraine males age 16-49: 6,893,551
females age 16-49: 8,792,504 (2010 est.)
United Arab Emirates males age 16-49: 2,229,366
females age 16-49: 842,759 (2010 est.)
United Kingdom males age 16-49: 12,255,452
females age 16-49: 11,779,679 (2010 est.)
United States males age 16-49: 60,620,143
females age 16-49: 59,401,941 (2010 est.)
Uruguay males age 16-49: 649,025
females age 16-49: 654,903 (2010 est.)
Uzbekistan males age 16-49: 6,566,118
females age 16-49: 6,745,818 (2010 est.)
Vanuatu males age 16-49: 43,331
females age 16-49: 44,927 (2010 est.)
Venezuela males age 16-49: 5,614,743
females age 16-49: 6,074,834 (2010 est.)
Vietnam males age 16-49: 20,405,847
females age 16-49: 21,098,102 (2010 est.)
Virgin Islands males age 16-49: 17,542
females age 16-49: 20,946 (2010 est.)
Wallis and Futuna males age 16-49: 3,376
females age 16-49: 3,314 (2010 est.)
West Bank males age 16-49: 579,248
females age 16-49: 547,782 (2010 est.)
Western Sahara males age 16-49: 79,489
females age 16-49: 87,362 (2010 est.)
Yemen males age 16-49: 4,056,944
females age 16-49: 4,116,895 (2010 est.)
Zambia males age 16-49: 1,745,656
females age 16-49: 1,688,670 (2010 est.)
Zimbabwe males age 16-49: 1,528,166
females age 16-49: 1,646,041 (2010 est.)