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Comparison of China and Philippines Military Strengths (2021)



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



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COUNTRIES
China
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PwrIndx: 0.0854*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being optimal.
Ranked 3 of 140
Philippines
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PwrIndx: 0.8219*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being optimal.
Ranked 48 of 140
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MANPOWER
Total Population (Rnk 1)
1,394,015,977
(Diff: 1,284,835,162)
Total Population (Rnk 12)
109,180,815
(Diff: -1,284,835,162)
Available Manpower (Rnk 1)
752,768,628
(Diff: 705,820,878)
Available Manpower (Rnk 15)
46,947,750
(Diff: -705,820,878)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 1)
617,270,275
(Diff: 578,773,120)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 14)
38,497,155
(Diff: -578,773,120)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 2)
19,752,649
(Diff: 17,827,791)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 12)
1,924,858
(Diff: -17,827,791)
Active Personnel (Rnk 1)
2,185,000
(Diff: 2,060,000)
Active Personnel (Rnk 36)
125,000
(Diff: -2,060,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 11)
510,000
(Diff: 380,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 31)
130,000
(Diff: -380,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 8)
660,000
(Diff: 600,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 31)
60,000
(Diff: -600,000)
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FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (Rnk 2)
$178,200,000,000
(Diff: $173,950,000,000)
Defense Budget (Rnk 49)
$4,250,000,000
(Diff: $-173,950,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 13)
$1,598,000,000,000
(Diff: $1,521,820,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 53)
$76,180,000,000
(Diff: $-1,521,820,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 1)
$3,236,000,000,000
(Diff: $3,154,430,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 28)
$81,570,000,000
(Diff: $-3,154,430,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 1)
$25,400,000,000,000
(Diff: $24,469,000,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 28)
$931,000,000,000
(Diff: $-24,469,000,000,000)
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AIRPOWER
Total Aircraft (Rnk 3)
3,260
(Diff: 3,081)
Total Aircraft (Rnk 51)
179
(Diff: -3,081)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 2)
1,200
(Diff: 1,200)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -1,200)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 3)
371
(Diff: 346)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 18)
25
(Diff: -346)
Transports (Rnk 3)
264
(Diff: 243)
Transports (Rnk 34)
21
(Diff: -243)
Trainers (Rnk 5)
405
(Diff: 381)
Trainers (Rnk 57)
24
(Diff: -381)
Special-Mission (Rnk 4)
115
(Diff: 106)
Special-Mission (Rnk 22)
9
(Diff: -106)
Helicopters (Rnk 3)
902
(Diff: 802)
Helicopters (Rnk 36)
100
(Diff: -802)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 3)
327
(Diff: 327)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -327)
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LAND POWER
Tank Strength (Rnk 8)
3,205
(Diff: 3,201)
Tank Strength (Rnk 105)
4
(Diff: -3,201)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 2)
35,000
(Diff: 34,400)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 61)
600
(Diff: -34,400)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 3)
1,970
(Diff: 1,958)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 64)
12
(Diff: -1,958)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 12)
1,234
(Diff: 949)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 34)
285
(Diff: -949)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 3)
2,250
(Diff: 2,250)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -2,250)
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NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength (Rnk 1)
777
(Diff: 674)
Fleet Strength (Rnk 25)
103
(Diff: -674)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 2)
2
(Diff: 2)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -2)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: 0)
Submarines (Rnk 1)
79
(Diff: 79)
Submarines (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -79)
Destroyers (Rnk 3)
50
(Diff: 50)
Destroyers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -50)
Frigates (Rnk 1)
46
(Diff: 44)
Frigates (Rnk 16)
2
(Diff: -44)
Corvettes (Rnk 2)
72
(Diff: 68)
Corvettes (Rnk 13)
4
(Diff: -68)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 7)
123
(Diff: 68)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 17)
55
(Diff: -68)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 2)
36
(Diff: 36)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -36)
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LOGISTICS
Airports (Rnk 12)
507
(Diff: 260)
Airports (Rnk 23)
247
(Diff: -260)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 3)
5,594
(Diff: 3,888)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 13)
1,706
(Diff: -3,888)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 4)
22
(Diff: 17)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 16)
5
(Diff: -17)
Labor Force (Rnk 1)
774,710,000
(Diff: 733,177,000)
Labor Force (Rnk 15)
41,533,000
(Diff: -733,177,000)
Roadways (Rnk 2)
3,860,800km
(Diff: 3,647,649km)
Roadways (Rnk 23)
213,151km
(Diff: -3,647,649km)
Roadways (Rnk 3)
86,000km
(Diff: 85,005km)
Roadways (Rnk 88)
995km
(Diff: -85,005km)
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RESOURCES (OIL)
Oil Production (Rnk 7)
3,775,000bbl
(Diff: 3,762,000bbl)
Oil Production (Rnk 56)
13,000bbl
(Diff: -3,762,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 2)
13,500,000bbl
(Diff: 13,180,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 32)
320,000bbl
(Diff: -13,180,000bbl)
Proven Reserves (Rnk 13)
25,630,000,000bbl
(Diff: 25,491,500,000bbl)
Proven Reserves (Rnk 57)
138,500,000bbl
(Diff: -25,491,500,000bbl)
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GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area (Rnk 4)
9,596,961km
(Diff: 9,296,961km)
Square Land Area (Rnk 71)
300,000km
(Diff: -9,296,961km)
Shared Border (Rnk 1)
22,457km
(Diff: 22,457km)
Shared Border
NONE: ISLAND
(Diff: -22,457km)
Coastline (Rnk 10)
14,500km
(Diff: -21,789km)
Coastline (Rnk 4)
36,289km
(Diff: 21,789km)
Waterways (Rnk 1)
110,000km
(Diff: 106,781km)
Waterways (Rnk 33)
3,219km
(Diff: -106,781km)


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