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