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Comparison Results of World Military Strengths

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

Comparison Results of World Military Strengths

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

OVERVIEW



Your selected countries for comparison, China and United States, are displayed below. Compare two other military powers.

Subjects
China
United States
GFP Rank
3 (of 136)
1 (of 136)
Total Population
1,379,302,771
326,625,791
Manpower Available
750,000,000
145,215,000
Fit-for-Service
619,000,000
120,025,000
Reaching Military Age
19,550,000
4,220,000
Active Personnel
2,183,000
1,281,900
Reserve Components
510,000
801,200
Total Military Personnel
2,693,000
2,083,100
Defense Budget (USD)
$151,000,000,000
$647,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$1,649,000,000,000
$17,910,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$3,194,000,000,000
$117,300,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$23,120,000,000,000
$19,360,000,000,000
Total Aircraft
3,035
13,362
Fighters / Interceptors
1,125
1,962
Attack Aircraft
1,527
2,830
Transports
722
5,248
Trainers
353
2,856
Helicopters
985
5,758
Attack Helicopters
281
973
Serviceable Airports
507
13,513
Tank Strength
7,716
5,884
Armored Fighting Vehicles
9,000
38,822
Self-Propelled Artillery
2,000
950
Towed Artillery
6,246
795
Rocket Projectors
2,050
1,197
Total Naval Assets
714
415
Aircraft Carriers
1
20
Submarines
73
66
Frigates
50
10
Destroyers
29
65
Corvettes
39
0
Patrol Craft
220
13
Mine Warfare Craft
29
11
Merchant Marine Strength
4,287
3,611
Major Ports & Terminals
15
24
Labor Force Strength
806,700,000
160,400,000
Oil Production (bbl/dy)
3,981,000
8,853,000
Oil Consumption (bbl/dy)
10,120,000
19,000,000
Proven Oil Reserves (bbl)
25,620,000,000
36,520,000,000
Roadway Coverage (km)
3,860,800
6,586,610
Railway Coverage (km)
86,000
224,792
Waterway Coverage (km)
110,000
41,009
Coastline Coverage (km)
14,500
19,924
Shared Borders (km)
22,457
12,048
Square Land Area (km)
9,596,961
9,826,675
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