GlobalFirepower.com logo
Graphical representation of a list
Balance scale icon
Alphabet icon
Icon of F-15 Eagle military combat fighter aircraft
Icon of Abrams Main Battle Tank
Icon of navy warships

Total Available Manpower by Country

Sometimes simple sheer numbers of participants allow for an acceptable battlefield outcome.

Total Available Manpower by Country

Sometimes simple sheer numbers of participants allow for an acceptable battlefield outcome.

OVERVIEW



Total available manpower proves critical in a drawn out conflict. For the purposes of the GFP ranking, a nation showcasing an inherently large population (as in China or India) has the theoretical benefit of committing more souls to the fighting.

The data presented below is through 2019.


1
National Flag Graphic
752,855,402
China
CHN
2
National Flag Graphic
622,480,340
India
IND
3
National Flag Graphic
144,872,845
United States
USA
4
National Flag Graphic
130,868,127
Indonesia
INO
5
National Flag Graphic
107,764,996
Brazil
BRA
6
National Flag Graphic
96,344,277
Pakistan
PAK
7
National Flag Graphic
78,913,289
Bangladesh
BAN
8
National Flag Graphic
77,108,499
Nigeria
NIG
9
National Flag Graphic
69,640,160
Russia
RUS
10
National Flag Graphic
60,460,418
Mexico
MEX
11
National Flag Graphic
53,873,803
Japan
JPN
12
National Flag Graphic
51,887,757
Philippines
PHI
13
National Flag Graphic
51,043,216
Vietnam
VTN
14
National Flag Graphic
47,324,105
Iran
IRN
15
National Flag Graphic
42,946,553
Egypt
EGP
16
National Flag Graphic
41,847,478
Turkey
TUR
17
National Flag Graphic
41,143,474
Ethiopia
ETH
18
National Flag Graphic
37,010,559
Germany
GER
19
National Flag Graphic
35,543,014
Thailand
THA
20
National Flag Graphic
34,112,410
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
21
National Flag Graphic
30,258,643
Myanmar
MYA
22
National Flag Graphic
30,111,868
France
FRA
23
National Flag Graphic
29,948,413
United Kingdom
UKD
24
National Flag Graphic
28,011,003
Italy
ITA
25
National Flag Graphic
26,250,220
South Africa
SAF
26
National Flag Graphic
25,709,049
South Korea
SKO
27
National Flag Graphic
24,084,498
Colombia
COL
28
National Flag Graphic
24,061,430
Sudan
SUD
29
National Flag Graphic
23,136,275
Spain
SPA
30
National Flag Graphic
22,195,911
Ukraine
UKR
31
National Flag Graphic
20,741,263
Algeria
ALG
32
National Flag Graphic
20,179,430
Argentina
ARG
33
National Flag Graphic
19,600,998
Kenya
KEN
34
National Flag Graphic
18,826,137
Poland
POL
35
National Flag Graphic
17,703,745
Saudi Arabia
SAR
36
National Flag Graphic
17,157,065
Morocco
MOR
37
National Flag Graphic
16,399,240
Iraq
IRQ
38
National Flag Graphic
16,110,865
Canada
CAN
39
National Flag Graphic
15,912,566
Uzbekistan
UZB
40
National Flag Graphic
15,352,302
Peru
PER
41
National Flag Graphic
15,201,837
Malaysia
MLY
42
National Flag Graphic
14,739,923
Nepal
NEP
43
National Flag Graphic
14,707,350
Uganda
UGA
44
National Flag Graphic
14,325,743
Afghanistan
AFG
45
National Flag Graphic
14,260,129
Venezuela
VEN
46
National Flag Graphic
13,045,878
North Korea
NKO
47
National Flag Graphic
12,561,805
Ghana
GHA
48
National Flag Graphic
12,450,728
Syria
SYR
49
National Flag Graphic
12,196,809
Taiwan
TAI
50
National Flag Graphic
11,266,221
Yemen
YEM
51
National Flag Graphic
11,160,747
Ivory Coast
IVC
52
National Flag Graphic
11,007,501
Romania
ROM
53
National Flag Graphic
10,927,071
Sri Lanka
SRL
54
National Flag Graphic
10,808,002
Australia
AUS
55
National Flag Graphic
10,258,498
Tanzania
TAN
56
National Flag Graphic
10,145,026
Madagascar
MAD
57
National Flag Graphic
9,487,157
Cameroon
CAM
58
National Flag Graphic
8,657,902
Chile
CHI
59
National Flag Graphic
8,585,003
Kazakhstan
KAZ
60
National Flag Graphic
8,120,963
Cambodia
CMB
61
National Flag Graphic
7,820,960
Netherlands
NET
62
National Flag Graphic
7,696,551
Ecuador
ECU
63
National Flag Graphic
7,063,622
Guatemala
GUA
64
National Flag Graphic
6,754,519
Niger
NGR
65
National Flag Graphic
6,244,205
Angola
ANG
66
National Flag Graphic
6,166,905
Zambia
ZAM
67
National Flag Graphic
6,030,834
Chad
CHD
68
National Flag Graphic
5,991,557
Mali
MAL
69
National Flag Graphic
5,980,621
Cuba
CUB
70
National Flag Graphic
5,850,224
Tunisia
TUN
71
National Flag Graphic
5,820,789
United Arab Emirates
UAE
72
National Flag Graphic
5,584,086
Zimbabwe
ZIM
73
National Flag Graphic
5,245,155
South Sudan
SSU
74
National Flag Graphic
5,075,416
Bolivia
BOL
75
National Flag Graphic
5,042,346
Azerbaijan
AZR
76
National Flag Graphic
5,011,174
Czechia
CZC
77
National Flag Graphic
4,993,347
Greece
GRE
78
National Flag Graphic
4,982,905
Belarus
BLR
79
National Flag Graphic
4,833,107
Belgium
BEL
80
National Flag Graphic
4,819,818
Dominican Republic
DOM
81
National Flag Graphic
4,804,949
Portugal
POR
82
National Flag Graphic
4,629,744
Mozambique
MOZ
83
National Flag Graphic
4,618,081
Hungary
HUN
84
National Flag Graphic
4,116,808
Sweden
SWE
85
National Flag Graphic
4,104,696
Honduras
HON
86
National Flag Graphic
4,095,924
Tajikistan
TAJ
87
National Flag Graphic
4,017,691
Austria
AST
88
National Flag Graphic
4,017,314
Singapore
SIN
89
National Flag Graphic
3,647,983
Israel
ISR
90
National Flag Graphic
3,632,250
Switzerland
SWI
91
National Flag Graphic
3,552,871
Libya
LBY
92
National Flag Graphic
3,468,274
Serbia
SER
93
National Flag Graphic
3,372,366
Paraguay
PAR
94
National Flag Graphic
3,346,692
Jordan
JOR
95
National Flag Graphic
3,278,916
Bulgaria
BUL
96
National Flag Graphic
3,248,143
Laos
LAO
97
National Flag Graphic
3,106,010
El Salvador
ESL
98
National Flag Graphic
3,030,436
Nicaragua
NIC
99
National Flag Graphic
3,029,935
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
100
National Flag Graphic
2,797,493
Turkmenistan
TKM
101
National Flag Graphic
2,776,970
Slovakia
SLK
102
National Flag Graphic
2,702,167
Somalia
SOM
103
National Flag Graphic
2,590,457
Denmark
DEN
104
National Flag Graphic
2,394,632
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
105
National Flag Graphic
2,366,779
Ireland
IRE
106
National Flag Graphic
2,348,581
Central African Republic
CAR
107
National Flag Graphic
2,307,420
Finland
FIN
108
National Flag Graphic
2,249,744
Georgia
GEO
109
National Flag Graphic
2,226,923
Liberia
LIB
110
National Flag Graphic
2,170,365
Norway
NOR
111
National Flag Graphic
2,135,026
Lebanon
LEB
112
National Flag Graphic
2,115,989
New Zealand
NWZ
113
National Flag Graphic
2,088,265
Croatia
CRO
114
National Flag Graphic
2,014,503
Moldova
MOL
115
National Flag Graphic
1,938,754
Republic of the Congo
ROC
116
National Flag Graphic
1,818,609
Mongolia
MON
117
National Flag Graphic
1,779,322
Lithuania
LIT
118
National Flag Graphic
1,764,529
Oman
OMA
119
National Flag Graphic
1,759,698
Panama
PAN
120
National Flag Graphic
1,696,085
Armenia
ARM
121
National Flag Graphic
1,641,971
Kuwait
KUW
122
National Flag Graphic
1,555,374
Mauritania
MAU
123
National Flag Graphic
1,549,878
Uruguay
URU
124
National Flag Graphic
1,519,438
Albania
ALB
125
National Flag Graphic
1,432,872
Sierra Leone
SIE
126
National Flag Graphic
1,053,116
Macedonia
MAC
127
National Flag Graphic
1,002,714
Slovenia
SLV
128
National Flag Graphic
962,617
Botswana
BOT
129
National Flag Graphic
842,741
Gabon
GAB
130
National Flag Graphic
840,595
Latvia
LAT
131
National Flag Graphic
806,505
Bahrain
BAH
132
National Flag Graphic
612,164
Qatar
QTR
133
National Flag Graphic
596,014
Estonia
EST
134
National Flag Graphic
582,642
Namibia
NAM
135
National Flag Graphic
176,808
Bhutan
BUT
136
National Flag Graphic
146,191
Montenegro
MTN
137
National Flag Graphic
132,740
Suriname
SUR