China Defense Budget

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MANPOWER - Going beyond military equipment totals and perceived fighting strength is the actual manpower that drives a given military. Wars of attrition favor those with more.

 Total Population: 1,367,485,388
 Available Manpower: 750,000,000
 Fit for Service: 619,000,000
 Reaching Military Age Annually: 19,550,000
 Active Frontline Personnel: 2,335,000
 Active Reserve Personnel: 2,300,000

LAND SYSTEMS - Tank value includes Main Battle Tanks, light tanks and tank destroyers, either wheeled or tracked. AFV value includes Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) and Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs).

 Tanks: 9,150
 Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs): 4,788
 Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs): 1,710
 Towed-Artillery: 6,246
 Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 1,770

AIR POWER - Includes both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft from all branches of service.

 Total Aircraft: 2,942
 Fighters/Interceptors: 1,230
 Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 1,385
 Transport Aircraft: 782
 Trainer Aircraft: 352
 Helicopters: 802
 Attack Helicopters: 200

NAVAL POWER - Aircraft Carrier value includes dedicated "helicopter carrier" vessels. Total naval strength includes all known auxiliaries as well.

 Total Naval Strength: 714
 Aircraft Carriers: 1
 Frigates: 48
 Destroyers: 32
 Corvettes: 26
 Submarines: 68
 Coastal Defense Craft: 138
 Mine Warfare: 4

RESOURCES (PETROLEUM) - Despite the advances made in battlefield technology, oil remains the lifeblood of any fighting force and supporting economy.

 Oil Production: 4,189,000 bbl/day
 Oil Consumption: 10,120,000 bbl/day
 Proven Oil Reserves: 24,650,000,000 bbl/day

LOGISTICAL - War is as much a battle of logistics - moving man and machine from / to points all over - as it is direct combat. Labor Force adds to available wartime industry strength.

 Labor Force: 804,200,000
 Merchant Marine Strength: 2,030
 Major Ports and Terminals: 15
 Roadway Coverage: 3,860,800
 Railway Coverage: 86,000
 Serviceable Airports: 507

FINANCIAL (in USD) - Regardless of strength in numbers, war is still driven by financing as much as any one leader or weapon.

 Defense Budget: $155,600,000,000
 External Debt: $949,600,000,000
 Reserves of Foreign Exchange and Gold: $3,217,000,000,000
 Purchasing Power Parity: $18,090,000,000,000

GEOGRAPHY (in km) - Geographical values primarily figure into a defensive-minded war (i.e. invasion).

 Square Land Area: 9,596,961 km
 Coastline: 14,500 km
 Shared Border: 22,457 km
 Waterways: 110,000 km

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