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Countries with the most nuclear weapons | US is not number 1, China adds 30 warheads within a year

Updated : 2020-11-21 00:04:18

According to SIPRI, there were 13,865 nuclear weapons on the planet, which has reduced to 13,400 as of January 2020. Let's take a look at the countries with the most nuclear weapons.

The number of nuclear weapons that the top nine countries in the world possess has declined in comparison to 2019. A year ago, according to SIPRI and Statista, there were 13,865 nuclear weapons on the planet, which has now reduced to 13,400. Let's take a look at the countries with the most nuclear weapons. *Figures as of January 2020. (Image: AP Photo)
The number of nuclear weapons that the top nine countries in the world possess has declined in comparison to 2019. A year ago, according to SIPRI and Statista, there were 13,865 nuclear weapons on the planet, which has now reduced to 13,400. Let's take a look at the countries with the most nuclear weapons. *Figures as of January 2020. (Image: AP Photo)
No 9 | Country: North Korea | Number of nuclear weapons: 30-40 (Image: Reuters)
No 9 | Country: North Korea | Number of nuclear weapons: 30-40 (Image: Reuters)
No 8 | Country: Israel | Number of nuclear weapons: 90 (Image: Reuters)
No 8 | Country: Israel | Number of nuclear weapons: 90 (Image: Reuters)
No 7 | Country: India | Number of nuclear weapons: 150 (Image: Reuters)
No 7 | Country: India | Number of nuclear weapons: 150 (Image: Reuters)
No 6 | Country: Pakistan | Number of nuclear weapons: 160 (Image: Reuters)
No 6 | Country: Pakistan | Number of nuclear weapons: 160 (Image: Reuters)
No 5 | Country: United Kingdom | Number of nuclear weapons: 215 (Image: Reuters)
No 5 | Country: United Kingdom | Number of nuclear weapons: 215 (Image: Reuters)
No 4 | Country: France | Number of nuclear weapons: 290 (Image: Reuters)
No 4 | Country: France | Number of nuclear weapons: 290 (Image: Reuters)
No 3 | Country: China | Number of nuclear weapons: 320 (Image: Reuters)
No 3 | Country: China | Number of nuclear weapons: 320 (Image: Reuters)
No 2 | Country: US | Number of nuclear weapons: 5,800 (Image: Reuters)
No 2 | Country: US | Number of nuclear weapons: 5,800 (Image: Reuters)
No 1 | Country: Russia | Number of nuclear weapons: 6,375 (Image: Reuters)
No 1 | Country: Russia | Number of nuclear weapons: 6,375 (Image: Reuters)
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