Nuclear Stockpiles: P.R. China, warheads and megatonnage, various estimates

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2007

See Cumulative estimates, introduction for explanation and sources.


yearPRC
warheadsmegatons
(WRJ)(NRDC 2006)(Lewis 2004)(NRDC 1994)(WRJ)
196411110.04
196555150.18
196620205200.63
1967252510250.73
19683535153517.3
19695050205034.1
19707575307551.2
19711001004510078.0
197213013060130131.3
197315015065150174.5
197417017075170201.2
197518518580185227.8
197619019080190227.8
197720020080200227.9
197822022090220248.0
197923523595235268.0
1980280280105280321.6
1981330330125330392.3
1982360360135360412.6
1983380380140380449.0
1984414415150414485.3
1985426425152426495.3
1986423425145423481.4
1987415415130415477.2
1988430430110430488.2
1989433435103433495.5
199043243085432464.5
199143443575434447.5
199243443575434447.5
199343443565 447.5
1994434400  447.5
1995434400  447.5
1996441400  465.1
1997464400  491.5
1998477400  520.1
1999489400  545.4
200049240075 544.7
2001495400  544.0
2002518400  556.3
2003541400  568.6
2004 400   
2005 400   
2006 200   
2007     


© 1995-2006, 2007 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 26 November 2007.
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