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