Country Comparison > Manpower fit for military service

RankCountryManpower fit for military service
1China318,265,016
2India249,531,562
3United States60,620,143
4Indonesia54,264,299
5Brazil38,993,989
6Pakistan37,945,440
7Bangladesh30,486,086
8Mexico23,239,866
9Japan22,390,431
10Nigeria20,839,976
11Russia20,431,035
12Vietnam20,405,847
13Iran20,149,222
14Philippines20,142,940
15Egypt18,060,543
16Turkey17,664,510
17Germany15,027,886
18Thailand13,308,372
19United Kingdom12,255,452
20France12,025,341
21Ethiopia11,868,084
22Italy11,247,446
23Korea, South10,864,566
24Burma10,451,515
25Congo, Democratic Republic of the10,168,258
26Spain9,603,939
27Colombia9,150,400
28Algeria8,622,897
29Argentina8,458,362
30Poland7,817,556
31South Africa7,617,063
32Saudi Arabia7,365,624
33Morocco7,026,016
34Ukraine6,893,551
35Canada6,633,472
36Iraq6,591,185
37Uzbekistan6,566,118
38Sudan6,475,530
39Kenya6,361,268
40Malaysia6,247,306
41Tanzania5,860,339
42Peru5,788,629
43Venezuela5,614,743
44Nepal5,260,878
45Taiwan5,074,173
46Syria5,055,510
47Korea, North4,836,567
48Romania4,550,409
49Australia4,411,958
50Uganda4,313,068
51Sri Lanka4,177,432
52Ghana4,136,406
53Yemen4,056,944
54Afghanistan4,050,222
55Chile3,621,475
56Madagascar3,390,071
57Cote d'Ivoire3,360,087
58Netherlands3,201,328
59Kazakhstan2,909,999
60Ecuador2,834,213
61Cameroon2,794,998
62Mozambique2,677,473
63Cambodia2,638,167
64Guatemala2,590,843
65Cuba2,446,131
66Tunisia2,397,716
67Burkina Faso2,366,168
68United Arab Emirates2,229,366
69Niger2,194,570
70Dominican Republic2,188,358
71Malawi2,132,909
72Portugal2,103,080
73Czech Republic2,072,267
74Greece2,032,378
75Belgium1,934,957
76Hungary1,902,639
77Mali1,825,779
78Senegal1,788,493
79Azerbaijan1,773,993
80Bolivia1,762,260
81Zambia1,745,656
82Sweden1,709,055
83Belarus1,693,626
84Rwanda1,685,066
85Haiti1,666,324
86Austria1,579,862
87Angola1,546,781
88Zimbabwe1,528,166
89Honduras1,525,578
90Israel1,517,510
91Libya1,511,144
92Guinea1,493,991
93Switzerland1,493,509
94Tajikistan1,490,267
95Jordan1,439,192
96Paraguay1,409,859
97Burundi1,398,769
98Serbia1,395,426
99Hong Kong1,387,213
100Benin1,385,065
101Somalia1,331,894
102Bulgaria1,320,955
103Nicaragua1,227,757
104Chad1,183,242
105Slovakia1,156,113
106Papua New Guinea1,130,951
107Kyrgyzstan1,119,224
108Laos1,111,629
109Togo1,104,536
110El Salvador1,079,038
111Turkmenistan1,066,649
112Costa Rica1,058,419
113Singapore1,018,839
114Denmark1,014,560
115Ireland977,631
116Bosnia and Herzegovina968,242
117Finland955,151
118Lebanon920,825
119Eritrea896,096
120Georgia893,003
121Norway888,761
122Moldova875,224
123New Zealand843,526
124Kuwait840,912
125Oman837,886
126Croatia770,710
127Sierra Leone731,898
128Panama731,254
129Mongolia726,199
130Puerto Rico700,443
131Lithuania669,111
132Central African Republic655,875
133Uruguay649,025
134Armenia644,372
135Albania622,379
136Jamaica590,673
137West Bank579,248
138Congo, Republic of the577,944
139Liberia524,243
140Mauritania480,042
141Macedonia443,843
142Kosovo430,926
143Bahrain423,757
144Latvia401,691
145Slovenia392,075
146Namibia351,431
147Botswana340,949
148Gaza Strip335,820
149Qatar321,974
150Gambia, The315,176
151Mauritius280,596
152Lesotho270,184
153Trinidad and Tobago269,824
154East Timor243,120
155Estonia210,854
156Guinea-Bissau205,460
157Gabon202,404
158Swaziland201,853
159Fiji183,730
160Bhutan157,664
161Montenegro149,159
162Maldives135,374
163Comoros134,562
164Guyana133,239
165Macau124,189
166Solomon Islands118,921
167Djibouti114,557
168Equatorial Guinea113,277
169Suriname109,445
170Cape Verde106,864
171Luxembourg97,290
172Brunei95,141
173Malta79,645
174Western Sahara79,489
175French Polynesia67,363
176Bahamas, The63,429
177Iceland62,781
178Belize59,431
179Barbados58,125
180New Caledonia56,233
181Vanuatu43,331
182Guam38,358
183Samoa38,260
184Saint Lucia32,688
185Sao Tome and Principe27,310
186Saint Vincent and the Grenadines22,875
187Grenada22,596
188Micronesia, Federated States of22,008
189Tonga20,956
190Aruba20,527
191Seychelles20,231
192Jersey18,688
193Kiribati18,364
194Andorra17,977
195Antigua and Barbuda17,676
196Virgin Islands17,542
197Dominica16,035
198Isle of Man15,206
199American Samoa14,562
200Marshall Islands13,568
201Guernsey12,493
202Bermuda12,323
203Turks and Caicos Islands11,842
204Greenland10,765
205Saint Kitts and Nevis10,742
206Cayman Islands9,981
207Faroe Islands9,827
208Northern Mariana Islands8,793
209Liechtenstein6,538
210Saint Martin6,435
211British Virgin Islands6,057
212Gibraltar6,017
213San Marino5,565
214Palau5,272
215Monaco4,629
216Wallis and Futuna3,376
217Anguilla3,009
218Cook Islands2,198
219Tuvalu2,021
220Nauru1,823
221Saint Helena1,565
222Saint Barthelemy1,495
223Montserrat1,135
224Saint Pierre and Miquelon1,064

Definition: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

See also: Manpower fit for military service map

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