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Comparison Results (China vs India)



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



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COUNTRIES
China
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PwrIndx: 0.0691*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being ideal.
Ranked 3 of 138
India
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PwrIndx: 0.0953*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being ideal.
Ranked 4 of 138
MANPOWER
Total Population
1,384,688,986
Total Population
1,296,834,042
Manpower Available
752,855,402
Manpower Available
622,480,340
Fit-for-Service
621,105,706
Fit-for-Service
494,249,390
Reaching Mil. Age Annually
19,614,518
Reaching Mil. Age Annually
23,116,044
Active Personnel
2,183,000
Active Personnel
1,444,000
Reserve Personnel
510,000
Reserve Personnel
2,100,000
FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (USD)
$237,000,000,000
Defense Budget (USD)
$61,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$1,598,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$501,600,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$3,236,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$409,800,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$24,810,000,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$10,065,500,000,000
AIR POWER
Total Aircraft
3,210
Total Aircraft
2,123
Combat Aircraft
1,232
Combat Aircraft
538
Dedicated Attack
371
Dedicated Attack
172
Transports
224
Transports
250
Trainers
314
Trainers
359
Special-Mission
111
Special-Mission
77
Helicopters
911
Helicopters
722
Attack Helos
281
Attack Helos
23
LAND POWER
Combat Tanks
3,500
Combat Tanks
4,292
Armored Vehicles
33,000
Armored Vehicles
8,686
Self-Propelled Artillery
3,800
Self-Propelled Artillery
235
Field Artillery
3,600
Field Artillery
4,060
Rocket Projectors
2,650
Rocket Projectors
266
NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength
777
Fleet Strength
285
Aircraft Carriers
2
Aircraft Carriers
1
Submarines
74
Submarines
16
Destroyers
36
Destroyers
10
Frigates
52
Frigates
13
Corvettes
50
Corvettes
19
Coastal Patrol
220
Coastal Patrol
139
Mine Warfare
29
Mine Warfare
3
LOGISTICS
Airports
507
Airports
346
Merchant Marine
4,610
Merchant Marine
1,719
Ports & Terminals
22
Ports & Terminals
13
Labor Force
806,700,000
Labor Force
521,900,000
Roadway Coverage
3,860,800 km
Roadway Coverage
3,320,410 km
Railway Coverage
86,000 km
Railway Coverage
63,974 km
RESOURCES
Oil Production
3,838,000 bbl
Oil Production
733,900 bbl
Oil Consumption
13,500,000 bbl
Oil Consumption
5,000,000 bbl
Proven Reserves
25,620,000,000 bbl
Proven Reserves
4,621,000,000 bbl
GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area
9,596,961 km
Square Land Area
3,287,263 km
Border Coverage
22,457 km
Border Coverage
13,888 km
Waterway Coverage
110,000 km
Waterway Coverage
14,500 km
Coastline Coverage
14,500 km
Coastline Coverage
7,000 km


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