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Comparison Results of World Military Strengths

Military power comparison results for the nations of South Korea and Japan.

Comparison Results of World Military Strengths

Military power comparison results for the nations of South Korea and Japan.

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Subjects
South Korea
Japan
GFP Rank
7 (of 137)
6 (of 137)
Total Population
51,418,097
126,168,156
Manpower Available
25,709,049
53,873,803
Fit-for-Service
21,081,420
43,637,780
Reaching Military Age
632,443
11,782,201
Active Personnel
625,000
247,157
Reserve Components
5,202,250
56,000
Total Military Personnel
5,827,250
303,157
Defense Budget (USD)
$38,300,000,000
$47,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$384,600,000,000
$3,240,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$389,200,000,000
$1,264,000,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$2,100,000,000,000
$5,515,000,000,000
Total Aircraft
1,614
1,572
Fighters / Interceptors
406
297
Attack Aircraft
466
297
Transports
40
41
Trainers
301
118
Helicopters
777
636
Attack Helicopters
112
119
Serviceable Airports
111
175
Tank Strength
2,654
1,004
Armored Fighting Vehicles
2,870
3,072
Self-Propelled Artillery
2,140
202
Towed Artillery
3,854
500
Rocket Projectors
215
99
Total Naval Assets
166
131
Aircraft Carriers
1
4
Submarines
16
18
Frigates
13
0
Destroyers
12
37
Corvettes
13
6
Patrol Craft
64
6
Mine Warfare Craft
11
25
Merchant Marine Strength
1,907
5,289
Major Ports & Terminals
8
38
Labor Force Strength
27,470,000
67,770,000
Oil Production (bbl/dy)
0
3,841
Oil Consumption (bbl/dy)
2,325,000
4,530,800
Proven Oil Reserves (bbl)
0
44,120,000
Roadway Coverage (km)
103,029
1,210,251
Railway Coverage (km)
3,381
27,182
Waterway Coverage (km)
1,600
1,770
Coastline Coverage (km)
2,413
29,751
Shared Borders (km)
237
0
Square Land Area (km)
99,720
377,915
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