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Comparison Results (China vs Japan)



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


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