Latest Ranking : Top 20 African Military Powers 2017.

The Global Fire Power Index releases a list of the most powerful armies in the world for every region. As always North African countries dominate the list of Africa’s most powerful militaries, with the Egypt military retaining its lead as Africa’s most powerful.

Most Powerful African Militaries 2017.

1.EGYPT 

Population :81 million.

Gross domestic product : 336.3 billion  USD

Africa ranking : 2nd.

GDP per capita : $3,514.49 USD (2016 est)

Active duty personnel : 500,000

Reserve: 479,000

Annual budget : $6.47 Billion.

Anual military aid (U.S) : $1.8  billion

Percentage of GDP %1.8

2.ALGERIA

Population : 41 million.

GDP (PPP): $634 .746 billion.

NORMINAL GDP : $173.947 Billion.

GDP per capita : $4,187

Active duty personnel : 520,000

Reserve : 400,000

Annual budget : $13 billion (2016 est)

Annual military aid (U.S) : $300 million.

3.ETHIOPIA

Population  : 102 million.

GDP (PPP) : $ 194.980 billion

Nominal GDP : $78.384 billion.

GDP per capita : $2,104 USD

Active duty personnel : 182,500

Reserve : None

Annual budget : $330 million

Annual military aid : None.

4.NIGERIA

Population : 186 million.

GDP (PPP) : $1.166 trillion.

Norminal GDP : $584 Billion.

GDP per capita : $6,351.

Active duty personnel : 162,000

Reserve : 32,000

Annual budget : $5.01 Billion (2016 est).
5.SOUTH AFRICA 

Population : 54 million.

GDP (PPP) : $742,461 Billion.

Norminal GDP : $356.541 Billion.

GDP per capita : $13,000.

Active duty personnel : 78,000.

Reserve : 15,000.

Annual budget : $4.5 Billion.

6. ANGOLA

Population : 26 million.

GDP (PPP) : $193 Billion.

Norminal GDP (PPP) : $ 122.365 billin

GDP per capita : $4,342 USD

Active duty personnel : 90,000

Reserve : 30,000

Annual budget : $6.8 billion.

7.MOROCCO 

Population : 33 million.

GDP (PPP) : $274.billion.

Norminal GDP : $103.billion.

GDP per capita : $8,194 USD

Active duty personnel : 198,000.

Reserve : 175,000.

Annual budget : $3.6 billion.

8. SUDAN

Population : 39 million.
GDP (PPP) : $186,715 billion.

Norminal GDP : $115.874 billion.

GDP per capita : $2,841

Active duty personnel : 155,000.

Reserve : N/A

Annual budget : N/A

9. LIBYA

Population : 7 million.

GDP (PPP) : $87 billion.

Norminal GDP : $54 billion.

GDP per capita : $8,437.

Active duty personnel : 35,000.

Reserve : N/A

Annual budget : N/A

10. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC)

Population : 82 million.

GDP (PPP) : $68.331 billion.

Norminal GDP : $41 billion.

GDP per capita : $ 788 USD

Active duty personnel : 144,000.

Reserve : N/A

Annual budget : $ 93.5 million

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