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Comparisons of World Military Strengths Results

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 1/21/2016

Military power comparison results for China vs. Japan.

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Picture of China
Picture of Japan
RESULTS
Country:
China
Japan
GFP Rank:
3 (of 126)
7 (of 126)
Total Population:
1,373,541,278
126,702,133
Manpower Available:
750,000,000
54,000,000
Fit-for-Service:
619,000,000
44,000,000
Reaching Military Age Annually:
19,550,000
1,215,000
Active Military Personnel:
2,335,000
250,000
Active Military Reserves:
2,300,000
57,900
Aircraft (All Types):
2,955
1,594
Helicopters:
912
659
Attack Helicopters:
206
119
Attack Aircraft (Fixed-Wing):
1,385
287
Fighter Aircraft:
1,271
288
Trainer Aircraft:
352
447
Transport Aircraft:
782
481
Serviceable Airports:
507
175
Tank Strength:
6,457
700
AFV Strength:
4,788
2,850
SPG Strength:
1,710
202
Towed Artillery:
6,246
500
MLRS Strength:
1,770
99
Merchant Marine Strength:
2,030
684
Major Ports / Terminals:
15
10
Fleet Strength:
714
131
Aircraft Carriers:
1
4
Submarines:
68
17
Frigates:
51
0
Destroyers:
35
42
Corvettes:
35
6
Mine Warfare Craft:
31
25
Patrol Craft:
220
6
External Debt (USD):
$983,500,000,000
$3,240,000,000,000
Annual Defense Budget (USD):
$161,700,000,000
$43,800,000,000
Reserves Foreign Exchange / Gold (USD):
$3,092,000,000,000
$1,233,000,000,000
Purchasing Power Parity:
$21,270,000,000,000
$4,932,000,000,000
Labor Force:
805,900,000
65,930,000
Oil Production (Barrels/Day):
4,189,000 bbl
4,666 bbl
Oil Consumption (Barrels/Day):
10,120,000 bbl
4,530,800 bbl
Proven Oil Reserves (Barrels/Day):
25,000,000,000 bbl
541,600,000 bbl
Roadway Coverage (km):
3,860,800 km
1,210,251 km
Railway Coverage (km):
86,000 km
27,182 km
Waterway Coverage (km):
110,000 km
1,770 km
Coastline Coverage (km):
14,500 km
29,751 km
Shared Borders (km):
22,457 km
0 km
Square Land Area (km):
9,596,961 km
377,915 km

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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