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Comparison Results of World Military Strengths

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

Comparison Results of World Military Strengths

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

OVERVIEW



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Subjects
United States
China
GFP Rank
1 (of 137)
3 (of 137)
Total Population
329,256,465
1,384,688,986
Manpower Available
144,872,845
752,855,402
Fit-for-Service
119,664,970
621,105,706
Reaching Military Age
4,188,274
19,614,518
Active Personnel
1,281,900
2,183,000
Reserve Components
860,000
510,000
Total Military Personnel
2,141,900
2,693,000
Defense Budget (USD)
$716,000,000,000
$224,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$17,910,000,000,000
$1,598,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$123,300,000,000
$3,236,000,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$19,850,000,000,000
$24,810,000,000,000
Total Aircraft
13,398
3,187
Fighters / Interceptors
2,362
1,222
Attack Aircraft
2,831
1,564
Transports
1,153
193
Trainers
2,853
368
Helicopters
5,760
1,004
Attack Helicopters
971
281
Serviceable Airports
13,513
507
Tank Strength
6,287
13,050
Armored Fighting Vehicles
39,223
40,000
Self-Propelled Artillery
992
4,000
Towed Artillery
864
6,246
Rocket Projectors
1,056
2,050
Total Naval Assets
415
714
Aircraft Carriers
24
1
Submarines
68
76
Frigates
22
52
Destroyers
68
33
Corvettes
15
42
Patrol Craft
13
192
Mine Warfare Craft
11
33
Merchant Marine Strength
3,611
4,287
Major Ports & Terminals
33
16
Labor Force Strength
160,400,000
806,700,000
Oil Production (bbl/dy)
9,352,000
3,838,000
Oil Consumption (bbl/dy)
19,000,000
10,120,000
Proven Oil Reserves (bbl)
36,520,000,000
25,620,000,000
Roadway Coverage (km)
6,586,610
3,860,800
Railway Coverage (km)
224,792
86,000
Waterway Coverage (km)
41,009
110,000
Coastline Coverage (km)
19,924
14,500
Shared Borders (km)
12,048
22,457
Square Land Area (km)
9,826,675
9,596,961
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