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

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