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Comparisons of World Military Strengths Results

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

Military power comparison results for Japan vs. China.

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