(measure: people; Source: International Institute for Strategic Studies)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Russia: Armed forces personnel, 1992 - 2019:
For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1992 to 2019. The average value for Russia during that period was 1486332 people with a minimum of 1260000 people in 2013 and a maximum of 1900000 people in 1992.
The latest value from 2019 is 1454000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 166
countries is 164054 people.
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Definition: 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.