Number of nuclear warheads worldwide as of January 2017

Number of nuclear warheads worldwide 2017 The statistic shows the number of nuclear warheads worldwide as of January 2017. In January 2017, the United States was in possession of approximately 6,800 nuclear warheads.
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Nuclear powersNumber of nuclear warheads
Worldwide total14,955
Russia7,000
USA6,800
France300
China270
United Kingdom215
Pakistan*140
India*130
Israel80
North Korea*20
Nuclear powersNumber of nuclear warheads
Worldwide total14,955
Russia7,000
USA6,800
France300
China270
United Kingdom215
Pakistan*140
India*130
Israel80
North Korea*20
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The statistic shows the number of nuclear warheads worldwide as of January 2017. In January 2017, the United States was in possession of approximately 6,800 nuclear warheads.
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Release date
July 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
As of January 2017
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* In the source, the figures for India, Pakistan and North Korea were listed with 120-130 for India and 130-140 for Pakistan, and 10-20 for North Korea.

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