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Number of South Korean soldiers

How many South Korean soldiers are there?

639,000

Who has not heard of the South Korean army?  It is widely known the fact that South Korean soldiers are responsible for maintaining the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the republic, but often engage in humanitarian and disaster-relief efforts nationwide.  There are 639000 active South Korean soldiers.  Moreover, there are also 2,900,000 reserve soldiers.  Not too many people know that the South Korean army is considered to be the sixth largest army in the world.  It is important to know that these military forces are permanently undergoing rapid modernization technologies.

This fact is verified on : November 8, 2013.





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