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Comparisons of World Military Strengths Results

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

Military power comparison results for India vs. China.

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Picture of India
Picture of China
RESULTS
Country:
India
China
GFP Rank:
4 (of 126)
3 (of 126)
Total Population:
1,266,883,598
1,373,541,278
Manpower Available:
616,000,000
750,000,000
Fit-for-Service:
489,600,000
619,000,000
Reaching Military Age Annually:
22,900,000
19,550,000
Active Military Personnel:
1,325,000
2,335,000
Active Military Reserves:
2,143,000
2,300,000
Aircraft (All Types):
2,102
2,955
Helicopters:
666
912
Attack Helicopters:
16
206
Attack Aircraft (Fixed-Wing):
809
1,385
Fighter Aircraft:
676
1,271
Trainer Aircraft:
323
352
Transport Aircraft:
857
782
Serviceable Airports:
346
507
Tank Strength:
4,426
6,457
AFV Strength:
6,704
4,788
SPG Strength:
290
1,710
Towed Artillery:
7,414
6,246
MLRS Strength:
292
1,770
Merchant Marine Strength:
340
2,030
Major Ports / Terminals:
7
15
Fleet Strength:
295
714
Aircraft Carriers:
3
1
Submarines:
15
68
Frigates:
14
51
Destroyers:
11
35
Corvettes:
23
35
Mine Warfare Craft:
6
31
Patrol Craft:
139
220
External Debt (USD):
$507,000,000,000
$983,500,000,000
Annual Defense Budget (USD):
$51,000,000,000
$161,700,000,000
Reserves Foreign Exchange / Gold (USD):
$359,100,000,000
$3,092,000,000,000
Purchasing Power Parity:
$8,721,000,000,000
$21,270,000,000,000
Labor Force:
513,700,000
805,900,000
Oil Production (Barrels/Day):
767,600 bbl
4,189,000 bbl
Oil Consumption (Barrels/Day):
3,510,000 bbl
10,120,000 bbl
Proven Oil Reserves (Barrels/Day):
5,675,000,000 bbl
25,000,000,000 bbl
Roadway Coverage (km):
3,320,410 km
3,860,800 km
Railway Coverage (km):
63,974 km
86,000 km
Waterway Coverage (km):
14,500 km
110,000 km
Coastline Coverage (km):
7,000 km
14,500 km
Shared Borders (km):
13,888 km
22,457 km
Square Land Area (km):
3,287,263 km
9,596,961 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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