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Total Available Manpower by Country


Sometimes simple sheer numbers of participants allow for an acceptable battlefield outcome.

Total available manpower proves critical in a drawn out conflict. For the purposes of the GFP ranking, a nation showcasing an inherently large population (as in China or India) has the theoretical benefit of committing more souls to the fighting.

The data presented below is through 2016.

1
National Flag
750,000,000  
China
CHN
2
National Flag
616,000,000  
India
IND
3
National Flag
145,215,000  
United States
USA
4
National Flag
130,000,000  
Indonesia
INO
5
National Flag
107,000,000  
Brazil
BRA
6
National Flag
95,000,000  
Pakistan
PAK
7
National Flag
72,400,000  
Nigeria
NIG
8
National Flag
70,000,000  
Russia
RUS
9
National Flag
60,000,000  
Mexico
MEX
10
National Flag
54,000,000  
Japan
JPN
11
National Flag
50,700,000  
Philippines
PHI
12
National Flag
50,650,000  
Vietnam
VTN
13
National Flag
47,000,000  
Iran
IRN
14
National Flag
42,000,000  
Egypt
EGP
15
National Flag
41,640,000  
Turkey
TUR
16
National Flag
40,000,000  
Ethiopia
ETH
17
National Flag
37,000,000  
Bangladesh
BAN
18
National Flag
37,000,000  
Germany
GER
19
National Flag
35,500,000  
Thailand
THA
20
National Flag
30,000,000  
United Kingdom
UKD
21
National Flag
30,000,000  
France
FRA
22
National Flag
30,000,000  
Myanmar
MYA
23
National Flag
28,000,000  
Italy
ITA
24
National Flag
26,000,000  
South Africa
SAF
25
National Flag
25,610,000  
South Korea
SKO
26
National Flag
24,000,000  
Colombia
COL
27
National Flag
23,000,000  
Spain
SPA
28
National Flag
22,250,000  
Ukraine
UKR
29
National Flag
20,850,000  
Sudan
SUD
30
National Flag
20,400,000  
Algeria
ALG
31
National Flag
20,000,000  
Argentina
ARG
32
National Flag
19,300,000  
Kenya
KEN
33
National Flag
19,000,000  
Poland
POL
34
National Flag
17,000,000  
Morocco
MOR
35
National Flag
16,000,000  
Canada
CAN
36
National Flag
16,000,000  
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
37
National Flag
16,000,000  
Iraq
IRQ
38
National Flag
15,800,000  
Uzbekistan
UZB
39
National Flag
15,300,000  
Saudi Arabia
SAR
40
National Flag
15,200,000  
Peru
PER
41
National Flag
15,000,000  
Malaysia
MLY
42
National Flag
14,600,000  
Nepal
NEP
43
National Flag
14,300,000  
Uganda
UGA
44
National Flag
14,200,000  
Venezuela
VEN
45
National Flag
14,000,000  
Afghanistan
AFG
46
National Flag
13,000,000  
North Korea
NKO
47
National Flag
12,500,000  
Ghana
GHA
48
National Flag
12,200,000  
Taiwan
TAI
49
National Flag
11,600,000  
Syria
SYR
50
National Flag
11,050,000  
Romania
ROM
51
National Flag
11,040,000  
Yemen
YEM
52
National Flag
10,850,000  
Sri Lanka
SRL
53
National Flag
10,700,000  
Australia
AUS
54
National Flag
10,300,000  
Ivory Coast
IVC
55
National Flag
10,000,000  
Tanzania
TAN
56
National Flag
9,900,000  
Madagascar
MAD
57
National Flag
9,300,000  
Cameroon
CAM
58
National Flag
8,600,000  
Chile
CHI
59
National Flag
8,500,000  
Kazakhstan
KAZ
60
National Flag
8,000,000  
Cambodia
CMB
61
National Flag
7,800,000  
Netherlands
NET
62
National Flag
7,600,000  
Ecuador
ECU
63
National Flag
6,700,000  
South Sudan
SSU
64
National Flag
6,600,000  
Niger
NGR
65
National Flag
6,600,000  
Guatemala
GUA
66
National Flag
6,030,000  
Angola
ANG
67
National Flag
6,000,000  
Mali
MAL
68
National Flag
6,000,000  
Cuba
CUB
69
National Flag
6,000,000  
Zambia
ZAM
70
National Flag
5,800,000  
Tunisia
TUN
71
National Flag
5,500,000  
Zimbabwe
ZIM
72
National Flag
5,030,000  
Portugal
POR
73
National Flag
5,000,000  
Azerbaijan
AZR
74
National Flag
5,000,000  
Greece
GRE
75
National Flag
5,000,000  
Belarus
BLR
76
National Flag
5,000,000  
Bolivia
BOL
77
National Flag
5,000,000  
Czech Republic
CZR
78
National Flag
4,800,000  
Belgium
BEL
79
National Flag
4,650,000  
Hungary
HUN
80
National Flag
4,600,000  
Mozambique
MOZ
81
National Flag
4,600,000  
Chad
CHD
82
National Flag
4,100,000  
Honduras
HON
83
National Flag
4,065,000  
Sweden
SWE
84
National Flag
4,035,000  
Tajikistan
TAJ
85
National Flag
4,000,000  
Austria
AST
86
National Flag
3,660,000  
United Arab Emirates
UAE
87
National Flag
3,615,000  
Switzerland
SWI
88
National Flag
3,600,000  
Israel
ISR
89
National Flag
3,535,621  
Dominican Republic
DOM
90
National Flag
3,500,000  
Libya
LIB
91
National Flag
3,500,000  
Serbia
SER
92
National Flag
3,360,000  
Paraguay
PAR
93
National Flag
3,300,000  
Bulgaria
BUL
94
National Flag
3,300,000  
Jordan
JOR
95
National Flag
3,200,000  
Laos
LAO
96
National Flag
3,100,000  
El Salvador
ESL
97
National Flag
3,005,000  
Nicaragua
NIC
98
National Flag
3,000,000  
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
99
National Flag
2,780,000  
Slovakia
SLK
100
National Flag
2,770,000  
Turkmenistan
TKM
101
National Flag
2,700,000  
Somalia
SOM
102
National Flag
2,500,000  
Denmark
DEN
103
National Flag
2,400,000  
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
104
National Flag
2,300,000  
Finland
FIN
105
National Flag
2,300,000  
Central African Republic
CAR
106
National Flag
2,250,000  
Georgia
GEO
107
National Flag
2,200,000  
Lebanon
LEB
108
National Flag
2,150,000  
Norway
NOR
109
National Flag
2,100,000  
Croatia
CRO
110
National Flag
2,100,000  
New Zealand
NWZ
111
National Flag
1,900,000  
Republic of the Congo
ROC
112
National Flag
1,800,000  
Lithuania
LIT
113
National Flag
1,800,000  
Mongolia
MON
114
National Flag
1,730,000  
Oman
OMA
115
National Flag
1,700,000  
Armenia
ARM
116
National Flag
1,620,000  
Kuwait
KUW
117
National Flag
1,555,000  
Uruguay
URU
118
National Flag
1,523,335  
Mauritania
MAU
119
National Flag
1,515,000  
Albania
ALB
120
National Flag
1,402,400  
Sierra Leone
SIE
121
National Flag
1,260,000  
Singapore
SIN
122
National Flag
1,046,540  
Macedonia
MAC
123
National Flag
948,157  
Botswana
BOT
124
National Flag
942,000  
Slovenia
SLV
125
National Flag
900,000  
Panama
PAN
126
National Flag
850,000  
Latvia
LAT
127
National Flag
800,000  
Bahrain
BAH
128
National Flag
705,000  
Gabon
GAB
129
National Flag
600,000  
Qatar
QTR
130
National Flag
600,000  
Estonia
EST
131
National Flag
570,000  
Namibia
NAM
132
National Flag
175,000  
Bhutan
BUT
133
National Flag
131,700  
Suriname
SUR