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Available Military Manpower by Country

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 4/2/2014

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

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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.


Available Military Manpower data through 2013.

1
749,610,775
2
615,201,057
3
145,212,012
4
129,075,188
5
106,784,621
6
93,351,401
7
72,319,838
8
69,117,271
9
59,179,064
10
53,608,446
11
50,649,196
12
50,645,430
13
46,247,556
14
41,637,773
15
41,157,220
16
38,794,315
17
36,520,491
18
36,417,842
19
35,444,716
20
29,164,233
21
28,802,096
22
27,869,443
23
25,913,422
24
25,609,290
25
23,420,272
26
22,964,245
27
22,244,394
28
20,845,416
29
20,387,681
30
20,000,000
31
19,234,397
32
18,830,448
33
16,944,101
34
15,980,106
35
15,786,816
36
15,773,751
37
15,246,507
38
15,229,095
39
15,113,211
40
14,817,517
41
14,559,549
42
14,274,710
43
14,179,515
44
13,709,758
45
12,933,972
46
12,462,530
47
12,190,243
48
11,550,588
49
11,039,416
50
11,030,173
51
10,808,556
52
10,500,000
53
9,985,445
54
9,809,790
55
9,216,160
56
8,576,686
57
8,342,680
58
7,887,309
59
7,728,129
60
7,573,824
61
6,640,780
62
6,026,700
63
5,989,360
64
5,798,752
65
5,484,427
66
5,024,561
67
5,008,258
68
4,955,243
69
4,914,460
70
4,831,438
71
4,700,000
72
4,650,921
73
4,640,516
74
4,613,367
75
4,420,000
76
4,062,455
77
3,851,544
78
3,658,577
79
3,614,595
80
3,511,190
81
3,490,000
82
3,489,272
83
3,353,687
84
3,285,575
85
3,258,822
86
3,182,218
87
3,004,805
88
2,775,207
89
2,460,519
90
2,261,561
91
2,202,871
92
2,196,365
93
2,130,253
94
2,033,589
95
2,023,227
96
1,789,738
97
1,765,854
98
1,723,769
99
1,619,438
100
1,552,091
101
1,255,902
102
941,893
103
890,006
104
800,000
105
594,497
106
555,059

Partial Sources: CIA.gov, CIA World Factbook, wikipedia.com, public domain print and media sources and user contributions. Some values may be estimated when official sources are lacking.

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