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Military power comparison results for North Korea vs. United States.

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Subjects
North Korea
United States
GFP Rank
23 (of 133)
1 (of 133)
Total Population
25,115,311
323,995,528
Manpower Available
13,000,000
145,215,000
Fit-for-Service
10,100,000
120,025,000
Reaching Military Age
415,000
4,220,000
Active Personnel
945,000
1,373,650
Reserve Components
5,500,000
990,025
Total Military Personnel
6,445,000
2,363,675
Defense Budget (USD)
$7,500,000,000
$587,800,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$5,000,000,000
$17,910,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$6,000,000,000
$117,600,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$40,000,000,000
$18,560,000,000,000
Total Aircraft
944
13,762
Fighters / Interceptors
458
2,296
Attack Aircraft
572
2,785
Transports
100
5,739
Trainers
169
2,831
Helicopters
202
6,065
Attack Helicopters
20
947
Serviceable Airports
82
13,513
Tank Strength
5,025
5,884
Armored Fighting Vehicles
4,100
41,062
Self-Propelled Artillery
2,250
1,934
Towed Artillery
4,300
1,299
Rocket Projectors
2,400
1,331
Total Naval Assets
967
415
Aircraft Carriers
0
19
Submarines
76
70
Frigates
11
8
Destroyers
0
63
Corvettes
2
0
Patrol Craft
438
13
Mine Warfare Craft
25
11
Merchant Marine Strength
158
393
Major Ports & Terminals
8
24
Labor Force Strength
14,000,000
158,600,000
Oil Production (bbl/dy)
100
8,653,000
Oil Consumption (bbl/dy)
15,000
19,000,000
Proven Oil Reserves (bbl)
0
36,520,000,000
Roadway Coverage (km)
25,554
6,586,610
Railway Coverage (km)
5,242
224,792
Waterway Coverage (km)
2,250
41,009
Coastline Coverage (km)
2,495
19,924
Shared Borders (km)
1,607
12,048
Square Land Area (km)
120,538
9,826,675
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