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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:
126,919,659
1,367,485,388
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):
1,590
2,942
Helicopters:
638
802
Attack Helicopters:
119
200
Attack Aircraft (Fixed-Wing):
287
1,385
Fighter Aircraft:
287
1,230
Trainer Aircraft:
444
352
Transport Aircraft:
481
782
Serviceable Airports:
175
507
Tank Strength:
678
9,150
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:
3
1
Submarines:
17
68
Frigates:
0
48
Destroyers:
43
32
Corvettes:
0
26
Mine Warfare Craft:
27
4
Patrol Craft:
6
138
External Debt (USD):
$5,180,000,000,000
$949,600,000,000
Annual Defense Budget (USD):
$40,300,000,000
$155,600,000,000
Reserves Foreign Exchange / Gold (USD):
$1,261,000,000,000
$3,217,000,000,000
Purchasing Power Parity:
$4,767,000,000,000
$18,090,000,000,000
Labor Force:
65,870,000
804,200,000
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
24,650,000,000 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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