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Total Available Manpower Fit for Military Service by Country

Because having the most people matters not in a business where participants must be fit to fight.

Total Available Manpower Fit for Military Service by Country

Because having the most people matters not in a business where participants must be fit to fight.

OVERVIEW



Despite the use of technology, victory in wars inevitably and ultimately comes down to available manpower. This is a crucial factor in the GFP ranking as it represents the portion of a given population that is (theoretically) available to assist in a war effort. This assumes able-bodied souls suitable for the fighting and material production involved in waging a long-running campaign. Manpower Fit-for-Military-Service is used by the GFP final ranking to further refine a nation's overall military strength. Those nations with inherently large overall populations will, rather appropriately, be capable of offering more personnel that are fit for military service.

The data presented below is through 2019.


1
National Flag Graphic
621,105,706
China
CHN
2
National Flag Graphic
494,249,390
India
IND
3
National Flag Graphic
119,664,970
United States
USA
4
National Flag Graphic
108,620,545
Indonesia
INO
5
National Flag Graphic
84,595,522
Brazil
BRA
6
National Flag Graphic
76,111,979
Pakistan
PAK
7
National Flag Graphic
63,130,631
Bangladesh
BAN
8
National Flag Graphic
48,972,939
Mexico
MEX
9
National Flag Graphic
46,658,907
Russia
RUS
10
National Flag Graphic
43,637,780
Japan
JPN
11
National Flag Graphic
43,180,760
Nigeria
NIG
12
National Flag Graphic
42,547,960
Philippines
PHI
13
National Flag Graphic
41,804,394
Vietnam
VTN
14
National Flag Graphic
39,842,164
Iran
IRN
15
National Flag Graphic
36,075,104
Egypt
EGP
16
National Flag Graphic
35,151,882
Turkey
TUR
17
National Flag Graphic
29,608,447
Germany
GER
18
National Flag Graphic
27,368,121
Thailand
THA
19
National Flag Graphic
27,289,928
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
20
National Flag Graphic
25,508,954
Ethiopia
ETH
21
National Flag Graphic
23,958,731
United Kingdom
UKD
22
National Flag Graphic
23,818,487
France
FRA
23
National Flag Graphic
22,688,913
Italy
ITA
24
National Flag Graphic
21,816,482
Myanmar
MYA
25
National Flag Graphic
21,081,420
South Korea
SKO
26
National Flag Graphic
19,079,739
Colombia
COL
27
National Flag Graphic
18,740,382
Spain
SPA
28
National Flag Graphic
17,536,738
Algeria
ALG
29
National Flag Graphic
17,152,516
Argentina
ARG
30
National Flag Graphic
16,198,927
Saudi Arabia
SAR
31
National Flag Graphic
15,648,117
Ukraine
UKR
32
National Flag Graphic
15,437,432
Poland
POL
33
National Flag Graphic
15,351,193
Sudan
SUD
34
National Flag Graphic
14,532,034
Morocco
MOR
35
National Flag Graphic
14,175,119
South Africa
SAF
36
National Flag Graphic
13,366,555
Uzbekistan
UZB
37
National Flag Graphic
13,283,385
Iraq
IRQ
38
National Flag Graphic
13,114,244
Canada
CAN
39
National Flag Graphic
12,662,245
Kenya
KEN
40
National Flag Graphic
12,587,121
Malaysia
MLY
41
National Flag Graphic
12,435,364
Peru
PER
42
National Flag Graphic
11,693,306
Venezuela
VEN
43
National Flag Graphic
11,305,521
Nepal
NEP
44
National Flag Graphic
10,707,626
Syria
SYR
45
National Flag Graphic
10,123,601
North Korea
NKO
46
National Flag Graphic
10,001,383
Taiwan
TAI
47
National Flag Graphic
9,015,143
Romania
ROM
48
National Flag Graphic
8,888,501
Australia
AUS
49
National Flag Graphic
8,850,927
Sri Lanka
SRL
50
National Flag Graphic
8,750,873
Uganda
UGA
51
National Flag Graphic
8,401,335
Ghana
GHA
52
National Flag Graphic
8,337,004
Yemen
YEM
53
National Flag Graphic
8,165,674
Afghanistan
AFG
54
National Flag Graphic
7,246,664
Chile
CHI
55
National Flag Graphic
7,243,549
Madagascar
MAD
56
National Flag Graphic
7,098,235
Ivory Coast
IVC
57
National Flag Graphic
6,498,847
Kazakhstan
KAZ
58
National Flag Graphic
6,334,978
Netherlands
NET
59
National Flag Graphic
6,180,331
Ecuador
ECU
60
National Flag Graphic
5,905,188
Guatemala
GUA
61
National Flag Graphic
5,684,674
Cambodia
CMB
62
National Flag Graphic
5,642,174
Tanzania
TAN
63
National Flag Graphic
5,625,884
Cameroon
CAM
64
National Flag Graphic
5,031,193
Tunisia
TUN
65
National Flag Graphic
4,924,387
United Arab Emirates
UAE
66
National Flag Graphic
4,808,419
Cuba
CUB
67
National Flag Graphic
4,512,018
Niger
NGR
68
National Flag Graphic
4,060,953
Czechia
CZC
69
National Flag Graphic
4,044,611
Greece
GRE
70
National Flag Graphic
3,953,253
Portugal
POR
71
National Flag Graphic
3,913,692
Dominican Republic
DOM
72
National Flag Graphic
3,841,305
Belgium
BEL
73
National Flag Graphic
3,837,015
Bolivia
BOL
74
National Flag Graphic
3,789,660
Mali
MAL
75
National Flag Graphic
3,781,760
Azerbaijan
AZR
76
National Flag Graphic
3,772,972
Hungary
HUN
77
National Flag Graphic
3,697,316
Belarus
BLR
78
National Flag Graphic
3,615,922
Austria
AST
79
National Flag Graphic
3,527,469
Zambia
ZAM
80
National Flag Graphic
3,441,651
Sweden
SWE
81
National Flag Graphic
3,377,267
Chad
CHD
82
National Flag Graphic
3,356,899
South Sudan
SSU
83
National Flag Graphic
3,235,780
Tajikistan
TAJ
84
National Flag Graphic
3,182,929
Zimbabwe
ZIM
85
National Flag Graphic
3,147,079
Angola
ANG
86
National Flag Graphic
3,069,492
Honduras
HON
87
National Flag Graphic
3,044,810
Libya
LBY
88
National Flag Graphic
3,027,826
Israel
ISR
89
National Flag Graphic
3,011,136
Switzerland
SWI
90
National Flag Graphic
2,866,511
Paraguay
PAR
91
National Flag Graphic
2,864,768
Jordan
JOR
92
National Flag Graphic
2,729,532
Serbia
SER
93
National Flag Graphic
2,691,600
Singapore
SIN
94
National Flag Graphic
2,682,154
Bulgaria
BUL
95
National Flag Graphic
2,575,871
Nicaragua
NIC
96
National Flag Graphic
2,456,854
El Salvador
ESL
97
National Flag Graphic
2,453,764
Mozambique
MOZ
98
National Flag Graphic
2,393,649
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
99
National Flag Graphic
2,335,415
Laos
LAO
100
National Flag Graphic
2,296,555
Slovakia
SLK
101
National Flag Graphic
2,277,159
Turkmenistan
TKM
102
National Flag Graphic
2,093,089
Denmark
DEN
103
National Flag Graphic
1,994,729
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
104
National Flag Graphic
1,964,427
Ireland
IRE
105
National Flag Graphic
1,905,929
Finland
FIN
106
National Flag Graphic
1,822,293
Georgia
GEO
107
National Flag Graphic
1,809,862
Lebanon
LEB
108
National Flag Graphic
1,790,446
Liberia
LIB
109
National Flag Graphic
1,771,018
Norway
NOR
110
National Flag Graphic
1,686,444
New Zealand
NWZ
111
National Flag Graphic
1,670,022
Moldova
MOL
112
National Flag Graphic
1,621,300
Somalia
SOM
113
National Flag Graphic
1,601,699
Croatia
CRO
114
National Flag Graphic
1,529,846
Oman
OMA
115
National Flag Graphic
1,509,445
Mongolia
MON
116
National Flag Graphic
1,396,726
Armenia
ARM
117
National Flag Graphic
1,382,540
Kuwait
KUW
118
National Flag Graphic
1,382,533
Lithuania
LIT
119
National Flag Graphic
1,347,851
Central African Republic
CAR
120
National Flag Graphic
1,300,347
Uruguay
URU
121
National Flag Graphic
1,291,523
Albania
ALB
122
National Flag Graphic
1,172,946
Republic of the Congo
ROC
123
National Flag Graphic
1,082,540
Mauritania
MAU
124
National Flag Graphic
1,055,819
Panama
PAN
125
National Flag Graphic
877,245
Macedonia
MAC
126
National Flag Graphic
852,559
Sierra Leone
SIE
127
National Flag Graphic
822,226
Slovenia
SLV
128
National Flag Graphic
685,530
Bahrain
BAH
129
National Flag Graphic
672,476
Latvia
LAT
130
National Flag Graphic
573,710
Botswana
BOT
131
National Flag Graphic
477,834
Gabon
GAB
132
National Flag Graphic
474,427
Qatar
QTR
133
National Flag Graphic
461,911
Estonia
EST
134
National Flag Graphic
378,717
Namibia
NAM
135
National Flag Graphic
105,377
Bhutan
BUT
136
National Flag Graphic
86,399
Montenegro
MTN
137
National Flag Graphic
77,653
Suriname
SUR