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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)
9 (of 126)
Total Population:
1,367,485,388
126,919,659
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):
2,942
1,590
Helicopters:
802
638
Attack Helicopters:
200
119
Attack Aircraft (Fixed-Wing):
1,385
287
Fighter Aircraft:
1,230
287
Trainer Aircraft:
352
444
Transport Aircraft:
782
481
Serviceable Airports:
507
175
Tank Strength:
9,150
678
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:
673
131
Aircraft Carriers:
1
2
Submarines:
67
16
Frigates:
47
0
Destroyers:
25
43
Corvettes:
23
0
Mine Warfare Craft:
6
29
Patrol Craft:
11
6
External Debt (USD):
$949,600,000,000
$5,180,000,000,000
Annual Defense Budget (USD):
$155,600,000,000
$40,300,000,000
Reserves Foreign Exchange / Gold (USD):
$3,217,000,000,000
$1,261,000,000,000
Purchasing Power Parity:
$18,090,000,000,000
$4,767,000,000,000
Labor Force:
804,200,000
65,870,000
Oil Production (Barrels/Day):
4,189,000 bbl
4,666 bbl
Oil Consumption (Barrels/Day):
9,500,000 bbl
4,470,000 bbl
Proven Oil Reserves (Barrels/Day):
24,650,000,000 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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