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Comparison Results of World Military Strengths


Military power comparison results for United States vs. China.

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Subjects
United States
China
GFP Rank
1 (of 136)
3 (of 136)
Total Population
326,625,791
1,379,302,771
Manpower Available
145,215,000
750,000,000
Fit-for-Service
120,025,000
619,000,000
Reaching Military Age
4,220,000
19,550,000
Active Personnel
1,281,900
2,183,000
Reserve Components
801,200
510,000
Total Military Personnel
2,083,100
2,693,000
Defense Budget (USD)
$647,000,000,000
$151,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$17,910,000,000,000
$1,649,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$117,300,000,000
$3,194,000,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$19,360,000,000,000
$23,120,000,000,000
Total Aircraft
13,362
3,035
Fighters / Interceptors
1,962
1,125
Attack Aircraft
2,830
1,527
Transports
5,248
722
Trainers
2,856
353
Helicopters
5,758
985
Attack Helicopters
973
281
Serviceable Airports
13,513
507
Tank Strength
5,884
7,716
Armored Fighting Vehicles
38,822
9,000
Self-Propelled Artillery
950
2,000
Towed Artillery
795
6,246
Rocket Projectors
1,197
2,050
Total Naval Assets
415
714
Aircraft Carriers
20
1
Submarines
66
73
Frigates
10
50
Destroyers
65
29
Corvettes
0
39
Patrol Craft
13
220
Mine Warfare Craft
11
29
Merchant Marine Strength
3,611
4,287
Major Ports & Terminals
24
15
Labor Force Strength
160,400,000
806,700,000
Oil Production (bbl/dy)
8,853,000
3,981,000
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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