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Comparison Results (India vs China)



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



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


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