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Comparison Results of World Military Strengths


Military power comparison results for China vs. United States.

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Subjects
China
United States
GFP Rank
3 (of 133)
1 (of 133)
Total Population
1,373,541,278
323,995,528
Manpower Available
750,000,000
145,215,000
Fit-for-Service
619,000,000
120,025,000
Reaching Military Age
19,550,000
4,220,000
Active Personnel
2,260,000
1,373,650
Reserve Components
1,452,500
990,025
Total Military Personnel
3,712,500
2,363,675
Defense Budget (USD)
$161,700,000,000
$587,800,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$983,500,000,000
$17,910,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$3,092,000,000,000
$117,600,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$21,270,000,000,000
$18,560,000,000,000
Total Aircraft
2,955
13,762
Fighters / Interceptors
1,271
2,296
Attack Aircraft
1,385
2,785
Transports
782
5,739
Trainers
352
2,831
Helicopters
912
6,065
Attack Helicopters
206
947
Serviceable Airports
507
13,513
Tank Strength
6,457
5,884
Armored Fighting Vehicles
4,788
41,062
Self-Propelled Artillery
1,710
1,934
Towed Artillery
6,246
1,299
Rocket Projectors
1,770
1,331
Total Naval Assets
714
415
Aircraft Carriers
1
19
Submarines
68
70
Frigates
51
8
Destroyers
35
63
Corvettes
35
0
Patrol Craft
220
13
Mine Warfare Craft
31
11
Merchant Marine Strength
2,030
393
Major Ports & Terminals
15
24
Labor Force Strength
805,900,000
158,600,000
Oil Production (bbl/dy)
4,189,000
8,653,000
Oil Consumption (bbl/dy)
10,120,000
19,000,000
Proven Oil Reserves (bbl)
25,000,000,000
36,520,000,000
Roadway Coverage (km)
3,860,800
6,586,610
Railway Coverage (km)
86,000
224,792
Waterway Coverage (km)
110,000
41,009
Coastline Coverage (km)
14,500
19,924
Shared Borders (km)
22,457
12,048
Square Land Area (km)
9,596,961
9,826,675
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