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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 2016.


1
National Flag Graphic
619,000,000
China
CHN
2
National Flag Graphic
489,600,000
India
IND
3
National Flag Graphic
120,025,000
United States
USA
4
National Flag Graphic
107,540,000
Indonesia
INO
5
National Flag Graphic
84,000,000
Brazil
BRA
6
National Flag Graphic
75,325,000
Pakistan
PAK
7
National Flag Graphic
66,110,000
Bangladesh
BAN
8
National Flag Graphic
48,885,000
Mexico
MEX
9
National Flag Graphic
47,000,000
Russia
RUS
10
National Flag Graphic
44,000,000
Japan
JPN
11
National Flag Graphic
41,575,000
Philippines
PHI
12
National Flag Graphic
41,505,000
Vietnam
VTN
13
National Flag Graphic
40,710,000
Nigeria
NIG
14
National Flag Graphic
39,570,000
Iran
IRN
15
National Flag Graphic
35,306,000
Egypt
EGP
16
National Flag Graphic
35,010,000
Turkey
TUR
17
National Flag Graphic
29,540,000
Germany
GER
18
National Flag Graphic
27,500,000
Thailand
THA
19
National Flag Graphic
24,800,000
Ethiopia
ETH
20
National Flag Graphic
24,040,000
United Kingdom
UKD
21
National Flag Graphic
23,750,000
France
FRA
22
National Flag Graphic
22,600,000
Italy
ITA
23
National Flag Graphic
21,635,000
Myanmar
MYA
24
National Flag Graphic
21,035,000
South Korea
SKO
25
National Flag Graphic
20,500,000
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
26
National Flag Graphic
19,015,000
Colombia
COL
27
National Flag Graphic
18,725,000
Spain
SPA
28
National Flag Graphic
17,250,000
Algeria
ALG
29
National Flag Graphic
17,000,000
Argentina
ARG
30
National Flag Graphic
15,700,000
Ukraine
UKR
31
National Flag Graphic
15,585,000
Poland
POL
32
National Flag Graphic
14,406,000
Morocco
MOR
33
National Flag Graphic
14,100,000
South Africa
SAF
34
National Flag Graphic
14,000,000
Saudi Arabia
SAR
35
National Flag Graphic
13,320,000
Sudan
SUD
36
National Flag Graphic
13,312,000
Uzbekistan
UZB
37
National Flag Graphic
13,025,000
Canada
CAN
38
National Flag Graphic
13,015,000
Iraq
IRQ
39
National Flag Graphic
12,470,000
Kenya
KEN
40
National Flag Graphic
12,425,000
Malaysia
MLY
41
National Flag Graphic
12,355,000
Peru
PER
42
National Flag Graphic
11,750,000
Tanzania
TAN
43
National Flag Graphic
11,700,000
Venezuela
VEN
44
National Flag Graphic
11,210,000
Nepal
NEP
45
National Flag Graphic
10,100,000
North Korea
NKO
46
National Flag Graphic
10,030,000
Taiwan
TAI
47
National Flag Graphic
10,000,000
Syria
SYR
48
National Flag Graphic
9,060,000
Romania
ROM
49
National Flag Graphic
8,800,000
Australia
AUS
50
National Flag Graphic
8,755,000
Sri Lanka
SRL
51
National Flag Graphic
8,515,000
Uganda
UGA
52
National Flag Graphic
8,360,000
Ghana
GHA
53
National Flag Graphic
8,175,000
Yemen
YEM
54
National Flag Graphic
8,000,000
Afghanistan
AFG
55
National Flag Graphic
7,200,000
Chile
CHI
56
National Flag Graphic
7,075,000
Madagascar
MAD
57
National Flag Graphic
6,556,000
Ivory Coast
IVC
58
National Flag Graphic
6,440,000
Kazakhstan
KAZ
59
National Flag Graphic
6,325,000
Netherlands
NET
60
National Flag Graphic
6,105,000
Ecuador
ECU
61
National Flag Graphic
5,620,000
Mozambique
MOZ
62
National Flag Graphic
5,605,000
Cambodia
CMB
63
National Flag Graphic
5,518,000
Guatemala
GUA
64
National Flag Graphic
5,515,000
Cameroon
CAM
65
National Flag Graphic
5,000,000
Tunisia
TUN
66
National Flag Graphic
4,825,000
Cuba
CUB
67
National Flag Graphic
4,415,000
Niger
NGR
68
National Flag Graphic
4,260,000
South Sudan
SSU
69
National Flag Graphic
4,122,000
Portugal
POR
70
National Flag Graphic
4,062,000
Czech Republic
CZR
71
National Flag Graphic
4,050,000
Greece
GRE
72
National Flag Graphic
3,815,000
Belgium
BEL
73
National Flag Graphic
3,800,000
Hungary
HUN
74
National Flag Graphic
3,795,000
Mali
MAL
75
National Flag Graphic
3,780,000
Bolivia
BOL
76
National Flag Graphic
3,750,000
Azerbaijan
AZR
77
National Flag Graphic
3,710,000
Belarus
BLR
78
National Flag Graphic
3,600,000
Austria
AST
79
National Flag Graphic
3,435,000
Zambia
ZAM
80
National Flag Graphic
3,400,000
Sweden
SWE
81
National Flag Graphic
3,200,000
Tajikistan
TAJ
82
National Flag Graphic
3,175,000
Zimbabwe
ZIM
83
National Flag Graphic
3,100,000
United Arab Emirates
UAE
84
National Flag Graphic
3,066,000
Honduras
HON
85
National Flag Graphic
3,040,000
Angola
ANG
86
National Flag Graphic
3,000,000
Switzerland
SWI
87
National Flag Graphic
3,000,000
Libya
LBY
88
National Flag Graphic
3,000,000
Israel
ISR
89
National Flag Graphic
2,845,000
Paraguay
PAR
90
National Flag Graphic
2,825,000
Jordan
JOR
91
National Flag Graphic
2,755,000
Serbia
SER
92
National Flag Graphic
2,700,000
Bulgaria
BUL
93
National Flag Graphic
2,700,000
Somalia
SOM
94
National Flag Graphic
2,580,000
Chad
CHD
95
National Flag Graphic
2,565,000
Nicaragua
NIC
96
National Flag Graphic
2,455,000
El Salvador
ESL
97
National Flag Graphic
2,377,000
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
98
National Flag Graphic
2,302,000
Laos
LAO
99
National Flag Graphic
2,300,000
Slovakia
SLK
100
National Flag Graphic
2,255,000
Turkmenistan
TKM
101
National Flag Graphic
2,110,000
Singapore
SIN
102
National Flag Graphic
2,020,000
Denmark
DEN
103
National Flag Graphic
2,000,000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
104
National Flag Graphic
1,943,531
Ireland
IRE
105
National Flag Graphic
1,900,000
Finland
FIN
106
National Flag Graphic
1,865,000
Lebanon
LEB
107
National Flag Graphic
1,825,000
Georgia
GEO
108
National Flag Graphic
1,767,810
Dominican Republic
DOM
109
National Flag Graphic
1,755,000
Norway
NOR
110
National Flag Graphic
1,750,000
Liberia
LIB
111
National Flag Graphic
1,675,000
New Zealand
NWZ
112
National Flag Graphic
1,612,000
Croatia
CRO
113
National Flag Graphic
1,500,000
Mongolia
MON
114
National Flag Graphic
1,500,000
Oman
OMA
115
National Flag Graphic
1,500,000
Panama
PAN
116
National Flag Graphic
1,400,000
Lithuania
LIT
117
National Flag Graphic
1,400,000
Armenia
ARM
118
National Flag Graphic
1,365,000
Kuwait
KUW
119
National Flag Graphic
1,320,000
Central African Republic
CAR
120
National Flag Graphic
1,305,000
Uruguay
URU
121
National Flag Graphic
1,300,000
Albania
ALB
122
National Flag Graphic
1,150,000
Republic of the Congo
ROC
123
National Flag Graphic
1,061,515
Mauritania
MAU
124
National Flag Graphic
871,803
Macedonia
MAC
125
National Flag Graphic
850,000
Latvia
LAT
126
National Flag Graphic
835,830
Sierra Leone
SIE
127
National Flag Graphic
775,000
Slovenia
SLV
128
National Flag Graphic
680,000
Bahrain
BAH
129
National Flag Graphic
665,000
Namibia
NAM
130
National Flag Graphic
565,101
Botswana
BOT
131
National Flag Graphic
465,000
Qatar
QTR
132
National Flag Graphic
465,000
Estonia
EST
133
National Flag Graphic
400,000
Gabon
GAB
134
National Flag Graphic
104,300
Bhutan
BUT
135
National Flag Graphic
90,700
Montenegro
MTN
136
National Flag Graphic
77,100
Suriname
SUR