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Comparison Results (United States vs China)



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



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COUNTRIES
United States
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PwrIndx: 0.0606*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being ideal.
Ranked 1 of 138
China
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PwrIndx: 0.0691*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being ideal.
Ranked 3 of 138
MANPOWER
Total Population
329,256,465
Total Population
1,384,688,986
Manpower Available
144,872,845
Manpower Available
752,855,402
Fit-for-Service
119,664,970
Fit-for-Service
621,105,706
Reaching Mil. Age Annually
4,188,274
Reaching Mil. Age Annually
19,614,518
Active Personnel
1,400,000
Active Personnel
2,183,000
Reserve Personnel
860,000
Reserve Personnel
510,000
FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (USD)
$750,000,000,000
Defense Budget (USD)
$237,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$17,910,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$1,598,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$123,300,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$3,236,000,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$19,850,000,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$24,810,000,000,000
AIR POWER
Total Aircraft
13,264
Total Aircraft
3,210
Combat Aircraft
2,085
Combat Aircraft
1,232
Dedicated Attack
715
Dedicated Attack
371
Transports
945
Transports
224
Trainers
2,643
Trainers
314
Special-Mission
742
Special-Mission
111
Helicopters
5,768
Helicopters
911
Attack Helos
967
Attack Helos
281
LAND POWER
Combat Tanks
6,289
Combat Tanks
3,500
Armored Vehicles
39,253
Armored Vehicles
33,000
Self-Propelled Artillery
1,465
Self-Propelled Artillery
3,800
Field Artillery
2,740
Field Artillery
3,600
Rocket Projectors
1,366
Rocket Projectors
2,650
NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength
490
Fleet Strength
777
Aircraft Carriers
20
Aircraft Carriers
2
Submarines
66
Submarines
74
Destroyers
91
Destroyers
36
Frigates
0
Frigates
52
Corvettes
19
Corvettes
50
Coastal Patrol
13
Coastal Patrol
220
Mine Warfare
11
Mine Warfare
29
LOGISTICS
Airports
13,513
Airports
507
Merchant Marine
3,692
Merchant Marine
4,610
Ports & Terminals
35
Ports & Terminals
22
Labor Force
160,400,000
Labor Force
806,700,000
Roadway Coverage
6,586,610 km
Roadway Coverage
3,860,800 km
Railway Coverage
224,792 km
Railway Coverage
86,000 km
RESOURCES
Oil Production
9,352,000 bbl
Oil Production
3,838,000 bbl
Oil Consumption
20,000,000 bbl
Oil Consumption
13,500,000 bbl
Proven Reserves
36,520,000,000 bbl
Proven Reserves
25,620,000,000 bbl
GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area
9,826,675 km
Square Land Area
9,596,961 km
Border Coverage
12,048 km
Border Coverage
22,457 km
Waterway Coverage
41,009 km
Waterway Coverage
110,000 km
Coastline Coverage
19,924 km
Coastline Coverage
14,500 km


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