India is the top country by armed forces personnel in the world. As of 2016, armed forces personnel in India was 2.98 million that accounts for 10.91 % of the world's armed forces personnel. The top 5 countries (others are China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, and the United States of America) account for 36.42 % of it. The world's total armed forces personnel was estimated at 27.3 million in 2016.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
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.