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Comparison Results (Taiwan vs China)



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



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COUNTRIES
Taiwan
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PwrIndx: 0.4008*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being ideal.
Ranked 26 of 138
China
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PwrIndx: 0.0691*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being ideal.
Ranked 3 of 138
MANPOWER
Total Population
23,545,963
Total Population
1,384,688,986
Manpower Available
12,196,809
Manpower Available
752,855,402
Fit-for-Service
10,001,383
Fit-for-Service
621,105,706
Reaching Mil. Age Annually
300,041
Reaching Mil. Age Annually
19,614,518
Active Personnel
165,000
Active Personnel
2,183,000
Reserve Personnel
1,657,000
Reserve Personnel
510,000
FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (USD)
$10,725,000,000
Defense Budget (USD)
$237,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$181,900,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$1,598,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$456,700,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$3,236,000,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$1,213,500,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$24,810,000,000,000
AIR POWER
Total Aircraft
744
Total Aircraft
3,210
Combat Aircraft
289
Combat Aircraft
1,232
Dedicated Attack
0
Dedicated Attack
371
Transports
19
Transports
224
Trainers
207
Trainers
314
Special-Mission
19
Special-Mission
111
Helicopters
210
Helicopters
911
Attack Helos
91
Attack Helos
281
LAND POWER
Combat Tanks
1,180
Combat Tanks
3,500
Armored Vehicles
2,000
Armored Vehicles
33,000
Self-Propelled Artillery
482
Self-Propelled Artillery
3,800
Field Artillery
1,160
Field Artillery
3,600
Rocket Projectors
115
Rocket Projectors
2,650
NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength
117
Fleet Strength
777
Aircraft Carriers
0
Aircraft Carriers
2
Submarines
4
Submarines
74
Destroyers
4
Destroyers
36
Frigates
22
Frigates
52
Corvettes
1
Corvettes
50
Coastal Patrol
39
Coastal Patrol
220
Mine Warfare
10
Mine Warfare
29
LOGISTICS
Airports
37
Airports
507
Merchant Marine
267
Merchant Marine
4,610
Ports & Terminals
6
Ports & Terminals
22
Labor Force
11,780,000
Labor Force
806,700,000
Roadway Coverage
41,475 km
Roadway Coverage
3,860,800 km
Railway Coverage
1,580 km
Railway Coverage
86,000 km
RESOURCES
Oil Production
196 bbl
Oil Production
3,838,000 bbl
Oil Consumption
1,032,000 bbl
Oil Consumption
13,500,000 bbl
Proven Reserves
2,380,000 bbl
Proven Reserves
25,620,000,000 bbl
GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area
35,980 km
Square Land Area
9,596,961 km
Border Coverage
0 km
Border Coverage
22,457 km
Waterway Coverage
3,720 km
Waterway Coverage
110,000 km
Coastline Coverage
1,566 km
Coastline Coverage
14,500 km


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