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Comparison Results of World Military Strengths


Military power comparison results for United States vs. China.

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