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

Your selected countries for comparison, South Korea and North Korea, are displayed below. Compare two other military powers.



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