Definition: 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).
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Military expenditures - percent of GDP map
Countries With The Highest Expenditures On Medicines As A Percentage Of GDP
worldatlas.com - 8/25/2016 5:34:58 PM
The United States dedicates 2% of its GDP to buying medicines, the highest in the world, followed by Japan and Greece. The higher number of aged people in the developed world has led to increased expenditure on medicines. Many countries in the world today ...
Countries spending the most on the military
USA Today - 7/12/2014 6:39:15 AM
Like many of the countries with the biggest military budgets, Saudi Arabia benefits from one of the world's largest oil reserves. At 9.3%, the country's spending as a percentage of GDP was second only to Oman, another oil-rich nation in the Middle East.
Military expenditure - percentage of GDP in highest spending countries 2015
statista.com - 8/21/2016 9:11:28 AM
Forecast increase in military and defense spending 2010-2020, by world region Forecast ... in highest spending countries 2012 Military expenditures - change in highest spending countries 2012 Defense spending as share of GDP in the United Kingdom (UK ...
What Percent of GDP Do Countries Spend on Their Military?
wisegeek.com - 7/17/2016 11:57:39 PM
GDP is usually calculated by adding up all of the spending within a ... strength or overall power of that military. The following table shows the countries around the world that have traditionally spend the highest percentage of their published GDP on ...
The Biggest Military Budgets As A Percentage Of GDP [Infographic]
Forbes - 6/25/2015 1:01:07 PM
No country ... States in military expenditure. In 2014, US military spending reached $571 billion, a huge distance ahead of second placed China’s $129.4 billion. However, when military budgets are viewed as a percentage of a nation’s GDP, things ...
Number of Vietnamese renouncing citizenship rises to 4,500 in 2015
e.vnexpress.net - 8/28/2016 3:19:34 AM
In 2013, Vietnam was ranked in the top 15 Asian countries for migration to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, which includes 34 developed economies, accounts for 63 percent of global GDP ... at 28,883, spending nearly $1 billion ...
5 Countries With the Highest Military Expenditure
The Huffington Post - 11/29/2011 3:07:16 AM
America spends 4.8% of its GDP on the military or about double the global average. In fact, Saudi Arabia is the only country in the top 15 for military expenditure that has a higher percent of its GDP dedicated to the military. It is clear by any measure ...
What Percent of Gdp Do Countries Spend on Their Military?
brainz.org - 8/20/2016 1:41:41 AM
Based on the information printed on the CIA World Factbook, the government spending ... very large 33.9 percent of its gross domestic product on its military. A list of the top spenders in the military based on the GDP is listed below: Country Percentage ...
Tourism added Rs85b to Nepal’s GDP: WTTC
Ekantipur - 8/26/2016 3:57:44 AM
... travel spending generated 57.5 percent of direct travel and tourism GDP in 2015 compared with 42.5 percent for foreign visitor spending or international tourism receipts. The country’s travel and tourism sector directly generated 426,500 jobs last ...
NATO military presence in EU backed by US arms dealers
worldbulletin.net - 8/24/2016 9:15:04 AM
Now, Cody argued, Russia “is resurgent” around the world, putting pressure on U.S. allies. “Nations that belong to NATO are supposed to spend 2 percent of their GDP on defense ... increase in defense spending by NATO countries in response ...
MILITARY EXPENDITURE (% OF GDP) IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES UN CLASSIFICATION
tradingeconomics.com - 8/21/2016 12:14:36 AM
MILITARY EXPENDITURE (% OF GDP) IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES UN CLASSIFICATION WAS LAST MEASURED AT 2.25 IN 2014, ACCORDING TO THE WORLD BANK. MILITARY EXPENDITURES DATA FROM SIPRI ARE DERIVED FROM THE NATO DEFINITION, WHICH INCLUDES ALL CURRENT AND ...
Weekend Reads: 0.5 Percent of GDP
managed-futures-blog.attaincapital.com - 8/27/2016 8:28:34 AM
Black Americans Are Killed At 12 Times The Rate Of People In Other Developed Countries – (FiveThirtyEight) That’s because brand-name drugs with patents that grant exclusivity account for about 72 percent of drug spending, even though they are only ...
Israel, Saudi Arabia Have World’s Largest Military Budgets as Percentage of GDP
The Algemeiner - 6/26/2015 8:06:26 AM
The two countries spending the highest percentage of their gross domestic product on defense spending are Saudi Arabia and Israel, Forbes reported on Thursday. Saudi Arabia spent 10.4 percent of its GDP in 2014 on beefing up its military, while Israel ...
Military Spending: U.S. vs. the Rest of the World
realclearpolicy.com - 10/6/2015 11:59:13 PM
The U.S. may want to learn from the answers provided by other countries ... percent of GDP. U.S. military spending totaled $610 billion in 2014. Had the U.S. spent 2.14 percent of GDP on the military, in line with the average from the rest of the world ...