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Military expenditures (% of GDP)

See how world countries compare to each other in terms of Military expenditures. Follow the color coded map to visually see how Military expenditures is distributed between world countries. The darker the color, the higher the value. You can filter which regions to display in the table. When filters are used the two ranks are displayed: the one within the current filter set and the global rank.

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.

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# Country Value Last update
1 / 1 Flag of South Sudan South Sudan 10.32 2012
2 / 2 Flag of Oman Oman 8.61 2012
3 / 3 Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 7.98 2012
4 / 4 Flag of Israel Israel 5.69 2012
5 / 5 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 5.20 2013
6 / 6 Flag of Jordan Jordan 4.65 2012
7 / 7 Flag of Algeria Algeria 4.48 2012
8 / 8 Flag of Russia Russia 4.47 2012
9 / 9 Flag of United States United States 4.35 2012
10 / 10 Flag of Lebanon Lebanon 4.04 2012
11 / 11 Flag of Yemen Yemen 4.02 2012
12 / 12 Flag of Armenia Armenia 3.92 2012
13 / 13 Flag of Angola Angola 3.63 2012
14 / 14 Flag of Morocco Morocco 3.55 2012
15 / 15 Flag of Singapore Singapore 3.52 2012
16 / 16 Flag of Colombia Colombia 3.28 2012
17 / 17 Flag of Swaziland Swaziland 3.17 2012
18 / 18 Flag of Bahrain Bahrain 3.14 2012
19 / 19 Flag of Namibia Namibia 3.11 2012
20 / 20 Flag of Pakistan Pakistan 3.04 2012
21 / 21 Flag of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 2.94 2012
22 / 22 Flag of Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 2.92 2012
23 / 23 Flag of Georgia Georgia 2.88 2012
24 / 24 Flag of Iraq Iraq 2.88 2012
25 / 25 Flag of Ecuador Ecuador 2.83 2012
26 / 26 Flag of Korea, South Korea, South 2.80 2012
27 / 27 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 2.77 2012
28 / 28 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 2.49 2012
29 / 29 Flag of Brunei Brunei 2.43 2012
30 / 30 Flag of India India 2.43 2012
31 / 31 Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2.43 2012
32 / 32 Flag of Burundi Burundi 2.39 2012
33 / 33 Flag of Vietnam Vietnam 2.37 2012
34 / 34 Flag of Botswana Botswana 2.31 2012
35 / 35 Flag of Turkey Turkey 2.31 2012
36 / 36 Flag of Serbia Serbia 2.21 2012
37 / 37 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 2.05 2012
38 / 38 Flag of Chile Chile 2.04 2012
39 / 39 Flag of Estonia Estonia 2.00 2013
40 / 40 Flag of China China 1.99 2012
41 / 41 Flag of Kenya Kenya 1.96 2012
42 / 42 Flag of Uruguay Uruguay 1.95 2012
43 / 43 Flag of Lesotho Lesotho 1.94 2012
44 / 44 Flag of Poland Poland 1.91 2012
45 / 45 Flag of Montenegro Montenegro 1.87 2012
46 / 46 Flag of Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 1.85 2012
47 / 47 Flag of France France 1.80 2014
48 / 48 Flag of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1.72 2012
49 / 49 Flag of Egypt Egypt 1.72 2012
50 / 50 Flag of Greece Greece 1.72 2012
51 / 51 Flag of Australia Australia 1.71 2012
52 / 52 Flag of Croatia Croatia 1.70 2012
53 / 53 Flag of Italy Italy 1.69 2012
54 / 54 Flag of Paraguay Paraguay 1.66 2012
55 / 55 Flag of Cote d'Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire 1.65 2012
56 / 56 Flag of Malaysia Malaysia 1.55 2012
57 / 57 Flag of Tunisia Tunisia 1.55 2012
58 / 58 Flag of Zambia Zambia 1.55 2012
59 / 59 Flag of Cambodia Cambodia 1.54 2012
60 / 60 Flag of Albania Albania 1.47 2012
61 / 61 Flag of Bolivia Bolivia 1.47 2012
62 / 62 Flag of Brazil Brazil 1.47 2012
63 / 63 Flag of Fiji Fiji 1.47 2012
64 / 64 Flag of Finland Finland 1.47 2012
65 / 65 Flag of Thailand Thailand 1.47 2012
66 / 66 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 1.46 2012
67 / 67 Flag of Uganda Uganda 1.45 2012
68 / 68 Flag of Mali Mali 1.44 2012
69 / 69 Flag of Cameroon Cameroon 1.42 2012
70 / 70 Flag of Denmark Denmark 1.41 2012
71 / 71 Flag of Norway Norway 1.40 2012
72 / 72 Flag of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 1.39 2012
73 / 73 Flag of Macedonia Macedonia 1.38 2012
74 / 74 Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh 1.35 2012
75 / 75 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.35 2012
76 / 76 Flag of Germany Germany 1.35 2012
77 / 77 Flag of Gabon Gabon 1.34 2012
78 / 78 Flag of Portugal Portugal 1.29 2014
79 / 79 Flag of Romania Romania 1.29 2012
80 / 80 Flag of Peru Peru 1.28 2012
81 / 81 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 1.27 2012
82 / 82 Flag of Canada Canada 1.24 2012
83 / 83 Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 1.21 2012
84 / 84 Flag of Belarus Belarus 1.20 2012
85 / 85 Flag of Philippines Philippines 1.19 2012
86 / 86 Flag of Slovenia Slovenia 1.18 2012
87 / 87 Flag of Sweden Sweden 1.18 2012
88 / 88 Flag of New Zealand New Zealand 1.13 2012
89 / 89 Flag of Tanzania Tanzania 1.13 2012
90 / 90 Flag of Mongolia Mongolia 1.12 2012
91 / 91 Flag of Rwanda Rwanda 1.12 2012
92 / 92 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 1.12 2012
93 / 93 Flag of Guyana Guyana 1.09 2012
94 / 94 Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic 1.08 2013
95 / 95 Flag of Niger Niger 1.06 2012
96 / 96 Flag of Belgium Belgium 1.05 2012
97 / 97 Flag of Honduras Honduras 1.05 2012
98 / 98 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 1.05 2012
99 / 99 Flag of Benin Benin 1.03 2012
100 / 100 Flag of South Africa South Africa 1.00 2013
101 / 101 Flag of El Salvador El Salvador 0.99 2012
102 / 102 Flag of Japan Japan 0.99 2012
103 / 103 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania 0.97 2012
104 / 104 Flag of Malawi Malawi 0.93 2012
105 / 105 Flag of Latvia Latvia 0.92 2012
106 / 106 Flag of Argentina Argentina 0.91 2012
107 / 107 Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia 0.91 2012
108 / 108 Flag of Nigeria Nigeria 0.89 2012
109 / 109 Flag of Seychelles Seychelles 0.89 2012
110 / 110 Flag of Jamaica Jamaica 0.86 2012
111 / 111 Flag of Spain Spain 0.86 2012
112 / 112 Flag of Hungary Hungary 0.83 2012
113 / 113 Flag of Liberia Liberia 0.82 2012
114 / 114 Flag of Austria Austria 0.81 2012
115 / 115 Flag of Indonesia Indonesia 0.78 2012
116 / 116 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 0.76 2012
117 / 117 Flag of Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 0.72 2012
118 / 118 Flag of Madagascar Madagascar 0.69 2012
119 / 119 Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua 0.63 2012
120 / 120 Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 0.61 2012
121 / 121 Flag of Malta Malta 0.61 2012
122 / 122 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 0.60 2012
123 / 123 Flag of Mexico Mexico 0.59 2012
124 / 124 Flag of Ireland Ireland 0.55 2012
125 / 125 Flag of Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 0.54 2012
126 / 126 Flag of Guatemala Guatemala 0.42 2012
127 / 127 Flag of Moldova Moldova 0.30 2012
128 / 128 Flag of Ghana Ghana 0.27 2012
129 / 129 Flag of Mauritius Mauritius 0.19 2012
130 / 130 Flag of Iceland Iceland 0.13 2012
131 / 131 Flag of Kuwait Kuwait 0.00 2012