The following data show the actual number of Japanese military officials in 2012. The total 224.5 thousand solders serve for the country. Officially, Japanese military is called as Self-Defense Forces.
Table 1: Number of Japanese SDF officials in 2012
|Ground Self-Defense Force||Maritime Self-Defense Force||Air Self-Defense Force||Joint staff council||Total|
Table 2: Number of Japanese SDF officials by rank
|Officers||Warrants||Sergeants, Petty Officers||Privates, Seamen, Airmen||Fixed-term Privates, Seamen, Airmen|
Table 3: Number of Female Officials
|Officers||Warrants, Sergeants, Petty Officers||Privates, Seamen, Airmen||Total|
Source is Asagumo Shimbunsha Inc