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Military expenditures

Military expenditures

This entry gives spending on defense programs for the most recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP); the GDP is calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). For countries with no military forces, this figure can include expenditures on public security and police.

RankCountry(% of GDP)Date of Information
1Oman11.402005 est.
2Qatar10.002005 est.
3Afghanistan10.002012
4Jordan9.502012
5Saudi Arabia9.102012
6Iraq8.602006
7Israel7.402012
8Yemen6.602006
9United Arab Emirates6.402012
10Eritrea6.302006 est.
11Macedonia6.002005 est.
12Burundi5.902006 est.
13Mauritania5.502006
14Turkey5.302005 est.
15Madagascar5.102011
16Maldives5.002009
17Burma4.802012
18Morocco4.802012
19United States4.602010
20Bahrain4.502006
21Algeria4.302012
22Guinea-Bissau4.302011
23Greece4.302005 est.
24Sudan4.202012
25Russia3.902005
26Zimbabwe3.802006
27Colombia3.802012
28Kuwait3.702012
29Namibia3.702006
30Solomon Islands3.702007
31Syria3.602011
32Singapore3.602012
33Djibouti3.602011
34Uzbekistan3.502010
35Guinea3.402011
36Antigua and Barbuda3.302011
37Cuba3.202011
38Pakistan3.102012
39Libya3.102012
40Angola3.002012
41Australia3.002012
42Sri Lanka2.902012
43Botswana2.802012
44Kyrgyzstan2.802011
45Comoros2.802006
46Armenia2.802010
47Korea, South2.702006
48Swaziland2.602011
49China2.602012
50Central African Republic2.602011
51Azerbaijan2.602005 est.
52Bulgaria2.602005 est.
53France2.602005 est.
54Vietnam2.502005 est.
55Lebanon2.502012
56Iran2.502006
57United Kingdom2.502012
58Brunei2.402011
59Cambodia2.402012
60Ecuador2.302012
61Portugal2.302005 est.
62Egypt2.202012
63Taiwan2.202012
64Chile2.102012
65Malaysia2.032005 est.
66Finland2.002005 est.
67Estonia2.002005 est.
68Cyprus2.002012
69Togo1.902011
70Lesotho1.902012
71Norway1.902005 est.
72Poland1.902005 est.
73Guyana1.902011
74Romania1.902007 est.
75Georgia1.902010 est.
76Italy1.802005 est.
77India1.802012
78Kenya1.802012
79Zambia1.802012
80Uganda1.802012
81Thailand1.802005 est.
82Gabon1.802011
83Hungary1.752005 est.
84Congo, Republic of the1.702011
85South Africa1.702006
86Slovenia1.702005 est.
87Ghana1.702009
88Fiji1.602012
89Senegal1.602011
90Turkmenistan1.602011
91Ukraine1.602012
92Netherlands1.602005 est.
93Chad1.602011
94Sweden1.502005 est.
95Croatia1.502012
96Benin1.502011
97Honduras1.502012
98Paraguay1.502012
99New Zealand1.502012
100Tunisia1.502012
101Tajikistan1.502010
102Germany1.502005 est.
103Cote d'Ivoire1.502009
104Albania1.492005 est.
105Belarus1.402005 est.
106Bangladesh1.402012
107Bosnia and Herzegovina1.402005 est.
108Belgium1.302005 est.
109Nepal1.302012
110Brazil1.302012
111Denmark1.302007 est.
112Rwanda1.302012
113Mali1.302012
114Cameroon1.302009
115Congo, Democratic Republic of the1.202012
116Spain1.202005 est.
117Suriname1.202011
118Belize1.202012
119Latvia1.102005 est.
120Canada1.102005 est.
121Burkina Faso1.102011
122Kazakhstan1.102010
123Slovakia1.082005 est.
124Czech Republic1.002011 est.
125Bhutan1.002005 est.
126Peru1.002012
127Panama1.002012
128Switzerland1.002005 est.
129Japan1.002012
130Jamaica0.902012
131Nigeria0.902012
132Niger0.902012
133Somalia0.902005 est.
134Tanzania0.902012
135Tonga0.902012
136Ireland0.902005 est.
137Uruguay0.902012
138Indonesia0.902012
139Philippines0.902005 est.
140Ethiopia0.902012
141Lithuania0.902007 est.
142Luxembourg0.902005 est.
143Bolivia0.902012
144Nicaragua0.902012
145Mongolia0.802012
146Malawi0.802012
147Liberia0.802011
148Seychelles0.802011
149Costa Rica0.802012
150Barbados0.802011
151Austria0.802009
152Dominican Republic0.702012
153Gambia, The0.702011
154Venezuela0.702012
155Sierra Leone0.602011
156El Salvador0.602012
157Bahamas, The0.602011
158Mozambique0.602012
159Trinidad and Tobago0.602011
160Argentina0.502012
161Sao Tome and Principe0.502011
162Mexico0.502012
163Papua New Guinea0.502012
164Cape Verde0.402011
165Guatemala0.402009
166Haiti0.402006
167Moldova0.402005 est.
168Laos0.202012
169Bermuda0.112005 est.
170Mauritius0.102012
171Equatorial Guinea0.102011
172Iceland0.002005 est.
173Malta0.002012