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Manpower Fit for Military Service by Country

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 2/17/2015

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
21,633,052
24
21,033,275
25
20,499,951
26
19,012,160
27
18,720,867
28
17,249,119
29
16,872,822
30
15,686,055
31
15,583,917
32
14,403,061
33
14,093,327
34
13,967,609
35
13,316,415
36
13,311,936
37
13,023,141
38
13,012,902
39
12,468,138
40
12,422,580
41
12,353,726
42
11,742,618
43
11,689,577
44
11,208,390
45
10,066,704
46
10,025,261
47
9,939,661
48
9,058,289
49
8,752,265
50
8,700,000
51
8,513,969
52
8,357,167
53
8,173,839
54
7,847,309
55
7,182,574
56
7,072,251
57
6,556,120
58
6,438,168
59
6,324,217
60
6,103,748
61
5,618,546
62
5,603,495
63
5,517,387
64
5,513,108
65
4,881,813
66
4,821,721
67
4,413,986
68
4,256,910
69
4,121,084
70
4,061,106
71
4,048,930
72
3,812,225
73
3,800,017
74
3,794,342
75
3,775,541
76
3,740,000
77
3,706,027
78
3,500,000
79
3,434,326
80
3,359,487
81
3,174,207
82
3,165,350
83
3,072,125
84
3,065,266
85
3,039,089
86
2,970,078
87
2,963,642
88
2,952,959
89
2,842,896
90
2,823,692
91
2,751,841
92
2,688,945
93
2,658,571
94
2,579,053
95
2,563,410
96
2,452,406
97
2,376,487
98
2,301,664
99
2,295,493
100
2,252,187
101
2,105,973
102
2,018,481
103
1,905,569
104
1,868,134
105
1,862,631
106
1,824,686
107
1,754,458
108
1,672,305
109
1,610,442
110
1,482,827
111
1,480,313
112
1,459,583
113
1,393,914
114
1,364,118
115
1,361,644
116
1,317,183
117
1,303,928
118
1,283,094
119
1,144,531
120
849,329
121
772,152
122
670,000
123
662,944
124
462,150
125
462,039
126
397,793

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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