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Available Military Manpower by Country

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 2/17/2015

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
29,458,716
21
29,164,233
22
28,802,096
23
27,869,443
24
25,913,422
25
25,609,290
26
23,420,272
27
22,964,245
28
22,244,394
29
20,845,416
30
20,387,681
31
20,000,000
32
19,234,397
33
18,830,448
34
16,944,101
35
15,980,106
36
15,786,816
37
15,773,751
38
15,246,507
39
15,229,095
40
15,113,211
41
14,817,517
42
14,559,549
43
14,274,710
44
14,179,515
45
13,709,758
46
12,933,972
47
12,462,530
48
12,190,243
49
11,550,588
50
11,039,416
51
11,030,173
52
10,808,556
53
10,500,000
54
10,295,423
55
9,985,445
56
9,809,790
57
9,216,160
58
8,576,686
59
8,342,680
60
7,887,309
61
7,728,129
62
7,573,824
63
6,640,780
64
6,596,853
65
6,537,087
66
6,026,700
67
5,989,360
68
5,917,308
69
5,829,518
70
5,798,752
71
5,484,427
72
5,024,561
73
5,008,258
74
4,955,243
75
4,914,460
76
4,831,438
77
4,700,000
78
4,650,921
79
4,640,516
80
4,613,367
81
4,531,565
82
4,420,000
83
4,062,455
84
4,037,332
85
4,033,408
86
3,851,544
87
3,658,577
88
3,614,595
89
3,511,190
90
3,490,000
91
3,489,272
92
3,353,687
93
3,285,575
94
3,258,822
95
3,182,218
96
3,060,462
97
3,004,805
98
2,927,198
99
2,775,207
100
2,768,005
101
2,460,519
102
2,324,748
103
2,295,753
104
2,261,561
105
2,202,871
106
2,196,365
107
2,130,253
108
2,033,589
109
2,023,227
110
1,842,929
111
1,789,738
112
1,765,854
113
1,723,769
114
1,660,143
115
1,619,438
116
1,552,091
117
1,511,327
118
1,255,902
119
1,086,900
120
941,893
121
890,006
122
800,000
123
702,358
124
594,497
125
568,231
126
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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