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Comparison Results of World Military Strengths

Military power comparison results for the nations of Canada and United States.

Comparison Results of World Military Strengths

Military power comparison results for the nations of Canada and United States.

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Subjects
Canada
United States
GFP Rank
21 (of 137)
1 (of 137)
Total Population
35,881,659
329,256,465
Manpower Available
16,110,865
144,872,845
Fit-for-Service
13,114,244
119,664,970
Reaching Military Age
427,524
4,188,274
Active Personnel
64,000
1,281,900
Reserve Components
30,000
860,000
Total Military Personnel
94,000
2,141,900
Defense Budget (USD)
$21,200,000,000
$716,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$1,608,000,000,000
$17,910,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$866,800,000,000
$123,300,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$1,812,000,000,000
$19,850,000,000,000
Total Aircraft
384
13,398
Fighters / Interceptors
53
2,362
Attack Aircraft
53
2,831
Transports
39
1,153
Trainers
138
2,853
Helicopters
148
5,760
Attack Helicopters
0
971
Serviceable Airports
1,467
13,513
Tank Strength
80
6,287
Armored Fighting Vehicles
2,000
39,223
Self-Propelled Artillery
0
992
Towed Artillery
160
864
Rocket Projectors
0
1,056
Total Naval Assets
63
415
Aircraft Carriers
0
24
Submarines
4
68
Frigates
12
22
Destroyers
0
68
Corvettes
0
15
Patrol Craft
20
13
Mine Warfare Craft
0
11
Merchant Marine Strength
500
3,611
Major Ports & Terminals
10
33
Labor Force Strength
19,520,000
160,400,000
Oil Production (bbl/dy)
3,977,000
9,352,000
Oil Consumption (bbl/dy)
2,430,000
19,000,000
Proven Oil Reserves (bbl)
169,700,000,000
36,520,000,000
Roadway Coverage (km)
1,042,300
6,586,610
Railway Coverage (km)
46,552
224,792
Waterway Coverage (km)
636
41,009
Coastline Coverage (km)
202,080
19,924
Shared Borders (km)
8,893
12,048
Square Land Area (km)
9,984,670
9,826,675
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