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TOP TEN > Largest Military Forces in the World
By number of active duty troops:
1. People's Republic of China 2,250,000
2. United States 1,452,000
3. India 1,325,000
4. Russian Federation 1,245,000
5. North Korea 1,106,000
6. Pakistan 700,000
7. South Korea 687,000
8. Turkey 617,000
9. Iran 545,000
10. Vietnam 484,000
By military expenditures as a percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP):
1. Oman 11.40
2. Qatar 10.00
3. Saudi Arabia 10.00
4. Iraq 8.60
5. Jordan 8.60
6. Israel 7.30
7. Yemen 6.60
8. Armenia 6.50
9. Eritrea 6.30
10. Macedonia 6.00
25. China 4.30
28. United States 4.06
30. Russia 3.90
Source: CIA World Factbook