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Comparison of Philippines and Malaysia Military Strengths (2021)



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



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COUNTRIES
Philippines
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PwrIndx: 0.8219*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being optimal.
Ranked 48 of 140
Malaysia
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PwrIndx: 0.7451*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being optimal.
Ranked 44 of 140
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MANPOWER
Total Population (Rnk 12)
109,180,815
(Diff: 76,528,732)
Total Population (Rnk 42)
32,652,083
(Diff: -76,528,732)
Available Manpower (Rnk 15)
46,947,750
(Diff: 31,601,271)
Available Manpower (Rnk 40)
15,346,479
(Diff: -31,601,271)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 14)
38,497,155
(Diff: 25,759,577)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 40)
12,737,578
(Diff: -25,759,577)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 12)
1,924,858
(Diff: 1,389,880)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 41)
534,978
(Diff: -1,389,880)
Active Personnel (Rnk 36)
125,000
(Diff: 15,000)
Active Personnel (Rnk 38)
110,000
(Diff: -15,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 31)
130,000
(Diff: 78,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 39)
52,000
(Diff: -78,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 31)
60,000
(Diff: -207,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 13)
267,000
(Diff: 207,000)
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FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (Rnk 49)
$4,250,000,000
(Diff: $400,000,000)
Defense Budget (Rnk 52)
$3,850,000,000
(Diff: $-400,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 53)
$76,180,000,000
(Diff: $-141,020,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 31)
$217,200,000,000
(Diff: $141,020,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 28)
$81,570,000,000
(Diff: $-20,830,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 24)
$102,400,000,000
(Diff: $20,830,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 28)
$931,000,000,000
(Diff: $-46,500,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 26)
$977,500,000,000
(Diff: $46,500,000,000)
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AIRPOWER
Total Aircraft (Rnk 51)
179
(Diff: 32)
Total Aircraft (Rnk 58)
147
(Diff: -32)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -26)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 47)
26
(Diff: 26)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 18)
25
(Diff: 12)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 28)
13
(Diff: -12)
Transports (Rnk 34)
21
(Diff: 3)
Transports (Rnk 37)
18
(Diff: -3)
Trainers (Rnk 57)
24
(Diff: -16)
Trainers (Rnk 47)
40
(Diff: 16)
Special-Mission (Rnk 22)
9
(Diff: 5)
Special-Mission (Rnk 27)
4
(Diff: -5)
Helicopters (Rnk 36)
100
(Diff: 58)
Helicopters (Rnk 59)
42
(Diff: -58)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
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LAND POWER
Tank Strength (Rnk 105)
4
(Diff: -44)
Tank Strength (Rnk 88)
48
(Diff: 44)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 61)
600
(Diff: -780)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 44)
1,380
(Diff: 780)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 64)
12
(Diff: 12)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -12)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 34)
285
(Diff: 89)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 42)
196
(Diff: -89)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -54)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 44)
54
(Diff: 54)
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NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength (Rnk 25)
103
(Diff: 42)
Fleet Strength (Rnk 39)
61
(Diff: -42)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Submarines (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -2)
Submarines (Rnk 18)
2
(Diff: 2)
Destroyers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Destroyers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Frigates (Rnk 16)
2
(Diff: -8)
Frigates (Rnk 8)
10
(Diff: 8)
Corvettes (Rnk 13)
4
(Diff: -2)
Corvettes (Rnk 11)
6
(Diff: 2)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 17)
55
(Diff: 23)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 28)
32
(Diff: -23)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -4)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 16)
4
(Diff: 4)
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LOGISTICS
Airports (Rnk 23)
247
(Diff: 133)
Airports (Rnk 46)
114
(Diff: -133)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 13)
1,706
(Diff: -42)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 11)
1,748
(Diff: 42)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 16)
5
(Diff: -4)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 12)
9
(Diff: 4)
Labor Force (Rnk 15)
41,533,000
(Diff: 26,394,000)
Labor Force (Rnk 35)
15,139,000
(Diff: -26,394,000)
Roadways (Rnk 23)
213,151km
(Diff: 114,430km)
Roadways (Rnk 44)
98,721km
(Diff: -114,430km)
Roadways (Rnk 88)
995km
(Diff: -854km)
Roadways (Rnk 76)
1,849km
(Diff: 854km)
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RESOURCES (OIL)
Oil Production (Rnk 56)
13,000bbl
(Diff: -632,000bbl)
Oil Production (Rnk 25)
645,000bbl
(Diff: 632,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 32)
320,000bbl
(Diff: -515,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 20)
835,000bbl
(Diff: 515,000bbl)
Proven Reserves (Rnk 57)
138,500,000bbl
(Diff: -3,461,500,000bbl)
Proven Reserves (Rnk 28)
3,600,000,000bbl
(Diff: 3,461,500,000bbl)
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GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area (Rnk 71)
300,000km
(Diff: -29,847km)
Square Land Area (Rnk 65)
329,847km
(Diff: 29,847km)
Shared Border
NONE: ISLAND
(Diff: -2,742km)
Shared Border (Rnk 66)
2,742km
(Diff: 2,742km)
Coastline (Rnk 4)
36,289km
(Diff: 31,614km)
Coastline (Rnk 25)
4,675km
(Diff: -31,614km)
Waterways (Rnk 33)
3,219km
(Diff: -3,981km)
Waterways (Rnk 22)
7,200km
(Diff: 3,981km)


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