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Comparison Results (Japan vs China)



Military comparison results showcasing Japan and China in side-by-side format.



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COUNTRIES
Japan
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PwrIndx: 0.1501*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being ideal.
Ranked 5 of 138
China
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PwrIndx: 0.0691*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being ideal.
Ranked 3 of 138
MANPOWER
Total Population
126,168,156
Total Population
1,384,688,986
Manpower Available
53,873,803
Manpower Available
752,855,402
Fit-for-Service
43,637,780
Fit-for-Service
621,105,706
Reaching Mil. Age Annually
11,782,201
Reaching Mil. Age Annually
19,614,518
Active Personnel
247,160
Active Personnel
2,183,000
Reserve Personnel
56,000
Reserve Personnel
510,000
FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (USD)
$49,000,000,000
Defense Budget (USD)
$237,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$3,240,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$1,598,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$1,264,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$3,236,000,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$5,515,000,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$24,810,000,000,000
AIR POWER
Total Aircraft
1,561
Total Aircraft
3,210
Combat Aircraft
279
Combat Aircraft
1,232
Dedicated Attack
12
Dedicated Attack
371
Transports
60
Transports
224
Trainers
427
Trainers
314
Special-Mission
152
Special-Mission
111
Helicopters
637
Helicopters
911
Attack Helos
119
Attack Helos
281
LAND POWER
Combat Tanks
1,004
Combat Tanks
3,500
Armored Vehicles
3,130
Armored Vehicles
33,000
Self-Propelled Artillery
238
Self-Propelled Artillery
3,800
Field Artillery
500
Field Artillery
3,600
Rocket Projectors
99
Rocket Projectors
2,650
NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength
155
Fleet Strength
777
Aircraft Carriers
4
Aircraft Carriers
2
Submarines
20
Submarines
74
Destroyers
40
Destroyers
36
Frigates
0
Frigates
52
Corvettes
6
Corvettes
50
Coastal Patrol
6
Coastal Patrol
220
Mine Warfare
25
Mine Warfare
29
LOGISTICS
Airports
175
Airports
507
Merchant Marine
5,299
Merchant Marine
4,610
Ports & Terminals
44
Ports & Terminals
22
Labor Force
67,770,000
Labor Force
806,700,000
Roadway Coverage
1,210,251 km
Roadway Coverage
3,860,800 km
Railway Coverage
27,182 km
Railway Coverage
86,000 km
RESOURCES
Oil Production
3,841 bbl
Oil Production
3,838,000 bbl
Oil Consumption
4,000,000 bbl
Oil Consumption
13,500,000 bbl
Proven Reserves
44,120,000 bbl
Proven Reserves
25,620,000,000 bbl
GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area
377,915 km
Square Land Area
9,596,961 km
Border Coverage
0 km
Border Coverage
22,457 km
Waterway Coverage
1,770 km
Waterway Coverage
110,000 km
Coastline Coverage
29,751 km
Coastline Coverage
14,500 km


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