1985 Ranking
    1. China 3,900,000.00
    2. United States 2,151,600.00
    3. India 1,260,000.00
    4. Vietnam 1,027,000.00
    5. Iraq 1,000,000.00
    6. North Korea 838,000.00
    7. Turkey 630,000.00
    8. Iran 610,000.00
    9. South Korea 598,000.00
    10. Pakistan 482,800.00
    11. Germany 478,000.00
    12. France 464,300.00
    13. Egypt 445,000.00
    14. Syria 402,500.00
    15. Italy 385,100.00
    16. United Kingdom 334,000.00
    17. Spain 320,000.00
    18. Poland 319,000.00
    19. Indonesia 278,100.00
    20. Brazil 276,000.00
    21. Japan 243,000.00
    22. Thailand 235,300.00
    23. Ethiopia 217,000.00
    24. Greece 201,500.00
    25. Romania 189,500.00
    26. Burma (Myanmar) 186,000.00
    27. Algeria 170,000.00
    28. Cuba 161,500.00
    29. Morocco 149,000.00
    30. Bulgaria 148,500.00
    31. Israel 142,000.00
    32. Mexico 129,100.00
    33. Peru 128,000.00
    34. Philippines 114,800.00
    35. Malaysia 110,000.00
    36. Argentina 108,000.00
    37. South Africa 106,400.00
    38. Hungary 106,000.00
    39. Netherlands 105,500.00
    40. Chile 101,000.00
    41. Nigeria 94,000.00
    42. Belgium 91,600.00
    43. Bangladesh 91,300.00
    44. Canada 83,000.00
    45. Libya 73,000.00
    46. Portugal 73,000.00
    47. Australia 70,400.00
    48. Jordan 70,300.00
    49. Colombia 66,200.00
    50. Sweden 65,700.00
    51. Yemen 64,100.00
    52. Nicaragua 62,900.00
    53. Somalia 62,700.00
    54. Saudi Arabia 62,500.00
    55. Sudan 56,600.00
    56. Singapore 55,000.00
    57. Austria 54,700.00
    58. Laos 53,700.00
    59. Angola 49,500.00
    60. Venezuela 49,000.00
    61. Congo (Kinshasa) 48,000.00
    62. Afghanistan 47,000.00
    63. United Arab Emirates 43,000.00
    64. Ecuador 42,500.00
    65. El Salvador 41,700.00
    66. Zimbabwe 41,000.00
    67. Tanzania 40,400.00
    68. Albania 40,400.00
    69. Norway 37,000.00
    70. Finland 36,500.00
    71. Tunisia 35,100.00
    72. Cambodia 35,000.00
    73. Mongolia 33,000.00
    74. Uruguay 31,900.00
    75. Guatemala 31,700.00
    76. Denmark 29,600.00
    77. Oman 29,200.00
    78. Bolivia 27,600.00
    79. Nepal 25,000.00
    80. Dominican Republic 22,200.00
    81. Sri Lanka 21,600.00
    82. Madagascar 21,100.00
    83. Switzerland 20,000.00
    84. Uganda 20,000.00
    85. Lebanon 17,400.00
    86. Honduras 16,600.00
    87. Zambia 16,200.00
    88. Mozambique 15,800.00
    89. Ghana 15,100.00
    90. Paraguay 14,400.00
    91. Kenya 13,700.00
    92. Ireland 13,700.00
    93. Costa Rica 13,200.00
    94. New Zealand 12,400.00
    95. Chad 12,200.00
    96. Kuwait 12,000.00
    97. Panama 12,000.00
    98. Senegal 10,100.00
    99. Cyprus 10,000.00
    100. Guinea 9,900.00
    101. Congo (Brazzaville) 8,700.00
    102. Guinea Bissau 8,550.00
    103. Mauritania 8,500.00
    104. Cape Verde 7,700.00
    105. Cameroon 7,300.00
    106. Haiti 6,900.00
    107. Liberia 6,800.00
    108. Guyana 6,600.00
    109. Qatar 6,000.00
    110. Malawi 5,300.00
    111. Burundi 5,200.00
    112. Rwanda 5,200.00
    113. Mali 4,900.00
    114. Benin 4,500.00
    115. Brunei 4,100.00
    116. Burkina Faso 4,000.00
    117. Botswana 4,000.00
    118. Togo 3,600.00
    119. Papua New Guinea 3,200.00
    120. Sierra Leone 3,100.00
    121. Bhutan 3,000.00
    122. Djibouti 3,000.00
    123. Bahrain 2,800.00
    124. Fiji 2,700.00
    125. Gabon 2,400.00
    126. Central African Republic 2,300.00
    127. Niger 2,200.00
    128. Equatorial Guinea 2,200.00
    129. Jamaica 2,100.00
    130. Trinidad and Tobago 2,100.00
    131. Lesotho 2,000.00
    132. Suriname 2,000.00
    133. Seychelles 1,200.00
    134. Barbados 1,000.00
    135. Mauritius 1,000.00
    136. Malta 800.00
    137. Luxembourg 700.00
    138. Belize 600.00
    139. Bahamas 500.00
    140. Gambia 480.00
    141. Antigua and Barbuda 100.00
    2016 Ranking
    1. India 2,981,050.00
    2. China 2,695,000.00
    3. North Korea 1,469,000.00
    4. Russia 1,454,000.00
    5. United States 1,348,400.00
    6. Pakistan 935,800.00
    7. Egypt 835,500.00
    8. Brazil 729,500.00
    9. Indonesia 675,500.00
    10. South Korea 634,000.00
    11. Iran 563,000.00
    12. Vietnam 522,000.00
    13. Burma (Myanmar) 513,250.00
    14. Turkey 512,000.00
    15. Colombia 481,100.00
    16. Thailand 454,550.00
    17. Italy 356,850.00
    18. Mexico 336,050.00
    19. Afghanistan 323,000.00
    20. Algeria 317,200.00
    21. Syria 307,500.00
    22. France 306,100.00
    23. Sri Lanka 305,200.00
    24. Ukraine 292,000.00
    25. Venezuela 273,000.00
    26. Japan 260,890.00
    27. Saudi Arabia 251,500.00
    28. Morocco 245,800.00
    29. Bangladesh 220,950.00
    30. Iraq 209,000.00
    31. Eritrea 201,750.00
    32. Nigeria 200,000.00
    33. Spain 197,950.00
    34. Cambodia 191,300.00
    35. South Sudan 185,000.00
    36. Israel 184,500.00
    37. Germany 179,100.00
    38. Poland 178,400.00
    39. Philippines 165,500.00
    40. Nepal 158,600.00
    41. Peru 158,000.00
    42. Belarus 155,350.00
    43. United Kingdom 150,250.00
    44. Romania 149,200.00
    45. Singapore 147,600.00
    46. Greece 145,350.00
    47. Ethiopia 138,000.00
    48. Congo (Kinshasa) 134,250.00
    49. Malaysia 133,600.00
    50. Laos 129,100.00
    51. Sudan 124,300.00
    52. Chile 121,900.00
    53. Angola 117,000.00
    54. Jordan 115,500.00
    55. Argentina 105,450.00
    56. Azerbaijan 81,950.00
    57. South Africa 81,400.00
    58. Lebanon 80,000.00
    59. Cuba 75,500.00
    60. Portugal 74,500.00
    61. Bolivia 71,200.00
    62. Dominican Republic 71,050.00
    63. Kazakhstan 70,500.00
    64. Uzbekistan 68,000.00
    65. Canada 67,500.00
    66. United Arab Emirates 63,000.00
    67. Australia 57,800.00
    68. Burundi 51,050.00
    69. Zimbabwe 50,800.00
    70. Armenia 49,100.00
    71. Tunisia 47,800.00
    72. Oman 47,000.00
    73. Uganda 46,400.00
    74. Guatemala 43,050.00
    75. El Salvador 41,500.00
    76. Turkmenistan 41,500.00
    77. Netherlands 41,310.00
    78. Ecuador 40,750.00
    79. Chad 39,850.00
    80. Hungary 39,800.00
    81. Rwanda 35,000.00
    82. Belgium 33,800.00
    83. Serbia 31,850.00
    84. Bulgaria 31,300.00
    85. Sweden 30,550.00
    86. Lithuania 29,650.00
    87. Kenya 29,100.00
    88. Tanzania 28,400.00
    89. Georgia 26,050.00
    90. Uruguay 25,450.00
    91. Paraguay 25,450.00
    92. Ivory Coast 25,000.00
    93. Finland 24,200.00
    94. Norway 23,950.00
    95. Cameroon 23,400.00
    96. Czech Republic 23,200.00
    97. Honduras 22,700.00
    98. Kuwait 22,600.00
    99. Austria 22,400.00
    100. Panama 22,050.00
    101. Madagascar 21,600.00
    102. Qatar 21,500.00
    103. Switzerland 20,950.00
    104. Mauritania 20,850.00
    105. Kyrgyzstan 20,400.00
    106. Yemen 20,000.00
    107. Somalia 19,800.00
    108. Bahrain 19,460.00
    109. Senegal 18,600.00
    110. Croatia 18,550.00
    111. Mali 17,800.00
    112. Mongolia 17,500.00
    113. Zambia 16,500.00
    114. Tajikistan 16,300.00
    115. Denmark 16,100.00
    116. Namibia 15,900.00
    117. Slovakia 15,850.00
    118. Cyprus 15,750.00
    119. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 15,600.00
    120. Ghana 15,500.00
    121. Malawi 14,900.00
    122. Slovenia 13,200.00
    123. Djibouti 13,100.00
    124. Guinea 12,300.00
    125. Brunei 12,100.00
    126. Montenegro 12,050.00
    127. Congo (Brazzaville) 12,000.00
    128. Nicaragua 12,000.00
    129. Burkina Faso 11,450.00
    130. Mozambique 11,200.00
    131. Niger 10,700.00
    132. Bosnia and Herzegovina 10,500.00
    133. Costa Rica 9,800.00
    134. Benin 9,750.00
    135. Togo 9,300.00
    136. Ireland 9,100.00
    137. Botswana 9,000.00
    138. New Zealand 9,000.00
    139. Sierra Leone 8,500.00
    140. Albania 8,500.00
    141. Central African Republic 8,150.00
    142. Moldova 7,550.00
    143. Gabon 6,700.00
    144. Estonia 6,400.00
    145. Latvia 5,310.00
    146. Guinea Bissau 4,450.00
    147. Trinidad and Tobago 4,050.00
    148. Jamaica 3,950.00
    149. Papua New Guinea 3,600.00
    150. Fiji 3,500.00
    151. Guyana 3,400.00
    152. Mauritius 2,550.00
    153. Malta 2,130.00
    154. Liberia 2,050.00
    155. Lesotho 2,000.00
    156. Suriname 1,940.00
    157. Belize 1,500.00
    158. Luxembourg 1,500.00
    159. Equatorial Guinea 1,450.00
    160. Timor Leste 1,330.00
    161. Bahamas 1,300.00
    162. Cape Verde 1,200.00
    163. Seychelles 840.00
    164. Gambia 800.00
    165. Barbados 610.00
    166. Iceland 250.00
    167. Haiti 200.00
    168. Antigua and Barbuda 180.00

    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.

    Source: World Bank