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, 2012See also: Military expenditures - percent of GDP map
The 10 Most Corrupt Countries in the World
Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 10/23/2014 5:01:34 PM
Military spending far outweighs spending on social ... Due to the high levels of uncertainty, the country’s GDP contracted 9.4 percent during 2013, according to The World Bank. The power vacuum has left open a great opportunity for arms dealers and ...
Global Metal Matrix Composites Market
FOX Carolina - 10/24/2014 10:48:09 AM
Table 7: World Market for Personal Computers (2012 ... II-17 in Production of Military/Defense Related Products II-19 Table 14: Military Spending as a Percentage of GDP in Select Countries: 2009-2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21 Table ...
Eurozone Budget Deficits Fall Under New GDP Measure
Wall Street Journal - 10/21/2014 6:08:21 PM
ESA 2010 is intended to give a more accurate picture of what gets produced, spent and invested within the 28-country bloc ... Another boost to GDP figures will come from a similar change in the treatment of military expenditure, which will also be viewed ...
The Upside of Lower Oil Prices
Weekly Standard - 10/17/2014 1:16:38 AM
Iran’s officially reported defense spending is 4.1 percent of GDP, and spending on the country’s Atomic Energy Organization may be as large or larger. Reducing oil prices by 20-30 percent would reduce Iran’s GDP by 7 percent. Although nuclear ...
Global Carbon Nanotubes Market
The Business Journal - 10/23/2014 10:52:19 PM
Military Spending as a Percentage of GDP in SelectCountries: 2009-2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15 Table 6: Military Spending in Select Countries (2012 & 2013): Breakdown of Amount Spent (in US$ Billion) and Rate of Growth (%) (includes ...
Global Concern: Economy of China Slows to 7.3% in Q3-2014
indonesia-investments.com - 10/22/2014 7:44:24 AM
Perhaps the most important obstacle has been the country’s bubbling real estate sector (which accounts for about 25 percent of the country’s GDP when related industries ... the government already boosted spending on railways, energy, and public housing ...
Finnish Group Pushes Higher Defense Spending
Indian Defence - 10/17/2014 4:58:32 AM
We can not make do with less investment and spending ... with other Nordic countries and other bilateral partnerships, including with the United States, NATO and the European Union.” The MoD negotiated a 5 percent increase in the military’s procurement ...
Why Botswana's 'pilot president' fans fears of turbulence ahead
The Christian Science Monitor - 10/24/2014 2:01:25 PM
Mr. Khama, whose father Seretse Khama was the country ... military, government, and state anti-corruption efforts has also declined precipitously across the course of the Khama administration, according to a 2013 Gallup World Poll. Still, only 44 percent ...
RPT-PREVIEW-Sri Lanka president prepares budget with eye on election
Reuters - 10/24/2014 7:27:43 AM
The budget "will consist of many proposals that will upgrade the standard of both the people and country," Rajapaksa ... anticipated new spending, the government remains committed to its ... fiscal deficit target of 4.4 percent of GDP, suggesting that ...
Cambodian gov't approves 3.92 bln USD for 2015's expenditure
Xinhua News Agency - 10/24/2014 11:23:56 AM
PHNOM PENH, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Cambodian government on Friday approved around 3.92 billion U.S. dollars for the country' s expenditure ... "The 2015's government spending is equal to 21.09 percent of the GDP and is up 10.8 percent compared to the ...
Preparing for War Against the US on All Fronts—A Net Assessment of Russia’s Defense and Foreign Policy Since the Start of 2014
The Jamestown Foundation - 10/16/2014 9:20:24 PM
The Russian military is also ... considering cuts in budget spending, but it seems defense expenditures will continue to grow. The defense budget in 2015 is planned to reach an all-time post–Cold War high of 4.2 percent of GDP or 3.3 trillion rubles ...
S.African Military in "Critical Decline"
Pakistan Defence - 10/19/2014 10:39:46 AM
The mainstay of South Africa's military transport aircraft is the ageing Lockheed C-130 Hercules, which first entered service in the United States in the 1950s. The country has been ... equivalent to around 1 percent of GDP, a ratio well below other ...
Qatar’s GNI estimates for Q2 up by 7.9pc
The Peninsula - 10/22/2014 4:23:58 AM
The significant increase in household consumption expenditure was attributed to rising population and the price rise of consumer items in the country have led to this rise. The share of HFCE in the nominal GDP, in Q2, 2014 is estimated at 14.5 percent.
Israel is World’s Fourth Most-Educated Country
breakingisraelnews.com - 9/16/2014 6:39:43 AM
Israelis also tend to begin their post-secondary education at a later age, since military service ... 487 and the ninth lowest expenditure per student among OECD countries. However, when measured as a percentage of Israel’s GDP, Israel jumps to sixth ...
America is Number One! But Not in Any Way to be Proud Of.
Ring of Fire - 10/14/2014 3:32:01 PM
“In 2013, according to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute [SIPRI], the US government accounted for 37 percent of world military expenditures ... gun-related deaths than any other country,” wrote Wittner.