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Manpower Fit for Military Service by Country

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 4/2/2014

Because having the most people matters not in a business where contenders must be fit to fight.

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Wars ultimately come down to manpower and, from this, the portion of the population that is actually able to assist in the war effort (able-bodied souls for fighting, production, etc...). Manpower Fit for Military Service is used by the GFP final ranking to further refine a nation's overall military strength.


Manpower Fit for Military Service data through 2013.

1
618,588,627
2
489,571,520
3
120,022,084
4
107,538,660
5
83,835,650
6
75,326,989
7
66,102,179
8
48,882,415
9
46,812,553
10
43,930,753
11
41,570,732
12
41,503,949
13
40,707,659
14
39,566,497
15
35,305,381
16
35,005,326
17
29,538,413
18
27,490,939
19
24,757,344
20
24,035,131
21
23,747,168
22
22,596,141
23
21,033,275
24
20,499,951
25
19,012,160
26
18,720,867
27
17,249,119
28
16,872,822
29
15,686,055
30
15,583,917
31
14,403,061
32
14,093,327
33
13,967,609
34
13,316,415
35
13,311,936
36
13,023,141
37
13,012,902
38
12,468,138
39
12,422,580
40
12,353,726
41
11,742,618
42
11,689,577
43
11,208,390
44
10,066,704
45
10,025,261
46
9,939,661
47
9,058,289
48
8,752,265
49
8,700,000
50
8,513,969
51
8,357,167
52
8,173,839
53
7,847,309
54
7,182,574
55
7,072,251
56
6,438,168
57
6,324,217
58
6,103,748
59
5,618,546
60
5,603,495
61
5,513,108
62
4,881,813
63
4,256,910
64
4,121,084
65
4,061,106
66
4,048,930
67
3,812,225
68
3,800,017
69
3,775,541
70
3,740,000
71
3,706,027
72
3,500,000
73
3,434,326
74
3,359,487
75
3,174,207
76
3,072,125
77
3,039,089
78
2,970,078
79
2,963,642
80
2,952,959
81
2,842,896
82
2,823,692
83
2,751,841
84
2,688,945
85
2,658,571
86
2,563,410
87
2,301,664
88
2,295,493
89
2,105,973
90
2,018,481
91
1,868,134
92
1,862,631
93
1,824,686
94
1,754,458
95
1,672,305
96
1,610,442
97
1,482,827
98
1,480,313
99
1,459,583
100
1,393,914
101
1,364,118
102
1,303,928
103
772,152
104
670,000
105
462,150
106
462,039

Partial Sources: CIA.gov, CIA World Factbook, wikipedia.com, public domain print and media sources and user contributions. Some values may be estimated when official sources are lacking.

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