Indian Defence statistics

Indian Defence services, statistics and comparative information with selected nations. This is a publicly available information, we cannot guarantee it authenticity.
  • Per capita defence expenditure
  • Troops
  • Aircrafts
  • Top defence budget
  • Army
  • Navy

Per capita defence expenditure: The amount spent by a nation on its military per capita in a given year.

Per capita defence expenditure
Serial no. Country Military expenditure per capita (US dollars)
1   United states 1,859
2   United Kingdom 1,066
3   France 977
4   Germany 558
5   Japan 401
6   Brazil 142
7   China 75
8   India 31
9   Pakistan NA
10   Bangladesh NA

Source: Wikipedia (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute 2015.)

Active military: The number of military personnel on active duty that are currently serving full-time in their military capacity.

Number of Active military
Serial no. Country Active military
1   China 2,333,000
2   United states 1,492,000
3   India 1,325,000
4   Pakistan 643,800
5   Brazil 318,480
6   Japan 247,150
7   France 222,200
8   Germany 186,450
9   United Kingdom 169,150
10   Bangladesh 157,050

Source: Wikipedia (2014 edition of "The Military Balance" )

Aircrafts
Serial no. Country Aircraft Strength
1   United states 13,683
2   China 2,788
3   India 1,785
4   Japan 1,595
5   France 1,203
6   United Kingdom 908
7   Pakistan 847
8   Brazil 748
9   Germany 710
10   Bangladesh 153

Source: Wikipedia

Top defence budget
Rank Country Top defence budget
1   United states $640 billion
2   China $188 billion
3   Russia $87.8 billion
4   Saudi Arabia $67.0 billion
5   France $61.2 billion
6   United Kingdom $57.9 billion
7   Germany $48.8 billion
8   Japan $48.6 billion
9   India $47.4 billion
10   South Korea $33.9 billion

Source: Maps of world (As of 2013)

India's rank for largest armies
Rank Countries Man Power
1   People's Republic of China 2,285,000
2   United States of America 1,429,995
3   India 1,325,000
4   Democratic People's Republic of Korea 1,106,000
5   Russian Federation 1,040,000
6   Republic of Korea 687,000
7   Turkey 664,060
8   Pakistan 617,000
9   Iran 617,000
10   Egypt 468,500
Source: Maps of World (As of 2013)

India's rank for largest navies
Rank Countries Man Power
1   USA 332,000
2   China 250,000
3   Russia 142,000
4   South Korea 68,000
5   India 64,000
6   France 57,550
7   Mexico 56,000
8   Taiwan 53,000
9   Turkey 48,600
10   North Korea 48,600
Source: Maps of World (As of 2013)

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