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Military power comparison results for North Korea vs. South Korea.

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Subjects
North Korea
South Korea
GFP Rank
23 (of 133)
12 (of 133)
Total Population
25,115,311
50,924,172
Manpower Available
13,000,000
25,610,000
Fit-for-Service
10,100,000
21,035,000
Reaching Military Age
415,000
690,000
Active Personnel
945,000
627,500
Reserve Components
5,500,000
5,202,250
Total Military Personnel
6,445,000
5,829,750
Defense Budget (USD)
$7,500,000,000
$43,800,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$5,000,000,000
$385,600,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$6,000,000,000
$372,700,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$40,000,000,000
$1,929,000,000,000
Total Aircraft
944
1,477
Fighters / Interceptors
458
406
Attack Aircraft
572
448
Transports
100
348
Trainers
169
273
Helicopters
202
709
Attack Helicopters
20
81
Serviceable Airports
82
111
Tank Strength
5,025
2,654
Armored Fighting Vehicles
4,100
2,660
Self-Propelled Artillery
2,250
1,990
Towed Artillery
4,300
5,374
Rocket Projectors
2,400
214
Total Naval Assets
967
166
Aircraft Carriers
0
1
Submarines
76
15
Frigates
11
13
Destroyers
0
12
Corvettes
2
16
Patrol Craft
438
70
Mine Warfare Craft
25
11
Merchant Marine Strength
158
786
Major Ports & Terminals
8
8
Labor Force Strength
14,000,000
27,250,000
Oil Production (bbl/dy)
100
500
Oil Consumption (bbl/dy)
15,000
2,325,000
Proven Oil Reserves (bbl)
0
0
Roadway Coverage (km)
25,554
103,029
Railway Coverage (km)
5,242
3,381
Waterway Coverage (km)
2,250
1,600
Coastline Coverage (km)
2,495
2,413
Shared Borders (km)
1,607
237
Square Land Area (km)
120,538
99,720
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