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Comparison of India and Pakistan Military Strengths (2021)



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Side-by-side comparison showcasing the relative fighting strengths of India and Pakistan for the year 2021.



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COUNTRIES
India
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PwrIndx: 0.1207*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being optimal.
Ranked 4 of 140
Pakistan
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PwrIndx: 0.2073*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being optimal.
Ranked 10 of 140
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MANPOWER
Total Population (Rnk 2)
1,326,093,247
(Diff: 1,102,592,611)
Total Population (Rnk 5)
223,500,636
(Diff: -1,102,592,611)
Available Manpower (Rnk 2)
623,263,826
(Diff: 527,158,553)
Available Manpower (Rnk 6)
96,105,273
(Diff: -527,158,553)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 2)
492,378,423
(Diff: 416,455,257)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 6)
75,923,166
(Diff: -416,455,257)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 1)
23,141,786
(Diff: 18,814,166)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 4)
4,327,620
(Diff: -18,814,166)
Active Personnel (Rnk 2)
1,445,000
(Diff: 791,000)
Active Personnel (Rnk 6)
654,000
(Diff: -791,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 6)
1,155,000
(Diff: 605,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 10)
550,000
(Diff: -605,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 5)
2,527,000
(Diff: 2,027,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 10)
500,000
(Diff: -2,027,000)
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FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (Rnk 3)
$73,650,000,000
(Diff: $61,375,000,000)
Defense Budget (Rnk 24)
$12,275,000,000
(Diff: $-61,375,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 22)
$501,600,000,000
(Diff: $419,410,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 51)
$82,190,000,000
(Diff: $-419,410,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 7)
$409,800,000,000
(Diff: $391,340,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 60)
$18,460,000,000
(Diff: $-391,340,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 3)
$9,500,000,000,000
(Diff: $8,389,500,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 25)
$1,110,500,000,000
(Diff: $-8,389,500,000,000)
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AIRPOWER
Total Aircraft (Rnk 4)
2,119
(Diff: 755)
Total Aircraft (Rnk 7)
1,364
(Diff: -755)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 4)
542
(Diff: 185)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 7)
357
(Diff: -185)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 4)
130
(Diff: 40)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 7)
90
(Diff: -40)
Transports (Rnk 4)
251
(Diff: 203)
Transports (Rnk 18)
48
(Diff: -203)
Trainers (Rnk 6)
345
(Diff: -165)
Trainers (Rnk 2)
510
(Diff: 165)
Special-Mission (Rnk 5)
70
(Diff: 46)
Special-Mission (Rnk 12)
24
(Diff: -46)
Helicopters (Rnk 4)
775
(Diff: 444)
Helicopters (Rnk 11)
331
(Diff: -444)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 18)
37
(Diff: -16)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 11)
53
(Diff: 16)
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LAND POWER
Tank Strength (Rnk 4)
4,730
(Diff: 2,050)
Tank Strength (Rnk 11)
2,680
(Diff: -2,050)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 9)
10,000
(Diff: 365)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 10)
9,635
(Diff: -365)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 33)
100
(Diff: -329)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 19)
429
(Diff: 329)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 2)
4,040
(Diff: 2,350)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 10)
1,690
(Diff: -2,350)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 15)
374
(Diff: 44)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 16)
330
(Diff: -44)
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NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength (Rnk 9)
285
(Diff: 185)
Fleet Strength (Rnk 26)
100
(Diff: -185)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 3)
1
(Diff: 1)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -1)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Submarines (Rnk 8)
17
(Diff: 8)
Submarines (Rnk 12)
9
(Diff: -8)
Destroyers (Rnk 7)
10
(Diff: 10)
Destroyers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -10)
Frigates (Rnk 5)
13
(Diff: 5)
Frigates (Rnk 10)
8
(Diff: -5)
Corvettes (Rnk 4)
23
(Diff: 21)
Corvettes (Rnk 15)
2
(Diff: -21)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 5)
139
(Diff: 90)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 19)
49
(Diff: -90)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -3)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 17)
3
(Diff: 3)
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LOGISTICS
Airports (Rnk 20)
346
(Diff: 195)
Airports (Rnk 33)
151
(Diff: -195)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 12)
1,731
(Diff: 1,677)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 80)
54
(Diff: -1,677)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 8)
13
(Diff: 11)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 19)
2
(Diff: -11)
Labor Force (Rnk 2)
521,900,000
(Diff: 460,190,000)
Labor Force (Rnk 9)
61,710,000
(Diff: -460,190,000)
Roadways (Rnk 3)
3,320,410km
(Diff: 3,059,650km)
Roadways (Rnk 20)
260,760km
(Diff: -3,059,650km)
Roadways (Rnk 4)
63,974km
(Diff: 56,183km)
Roadways (Rnk 27)
7,791km
(Diff: -56,183km)
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RESOURCES (OIL)
Oil Production (Rnk 24)
710,000bbl
(Diff: 620,000bbl)
Oil Production (Rnk 39)
90,000bbl
(Diff: -620,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 3)
5,000,000bbl
(Diff: 4,425,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 27)
575,000bbl
(Diff: -4,425,000bbl)
Proven Reserves (Rnk 24)
4,495,000,000bbl
(Diff: 4,162,800,000bbl)
Proven Reserves (Rnk 49)
332,200,000bbl
(Diff: -4,162,800,000bbl)
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GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area (Rnk 7)
3,287,263km
(Diff: 2,491,168km)
Square Land Area (Rnk 35)
796,095km
(Diff: -2,491,168km)
Shared Border (Rnk 4)
13,888km
(Diff: 6,631km)
Shared Border (Rnk 13)
7,257km
(Diff: -6,631km)
Coastline (Rnk 18)
7,000km
(Diff: 5,954km)
Coastline (Rnk 64)
1,046km
(Diff: -5,954km)
Waterways (Rnk 11)
14,500km
(Diff: -10,720km)
Waterways (Rnk 6)
25,220km
(Diff: 10,720km)


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