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
Military expenditure - percentage of GDP in highest spending countries 2015
www.statista.com - 2/10/2017 5:27:48 PM
Forecast increase in military and defense spending 2010-2020, by world region Forecast ... in Asia Pacific in 2015, by country Military expenditure in Asia Pacific in 2015, by country Military expenditures - percentage by region 2015 Military expenditures ...
Is Donald Trump Right About NATO? Defense Spending, How Much Each Member Country Has Contributed Of Late
International Business Times - 2/14/2017 12:51:03 PM
But the president recently told the military ... percent, Estonia at 2.16 and Poland at 2 percent. To put those numbers in perspective, you have to know each countries latest GDP. As of 2015, the U.S. still remains the most dominant economy in the world ...
Countries spending the most on the military
USA Today - 7/12/2014 3:50:26 PM
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.
Guns Can Get Europe Growing Again
Bloomberg - 2/22/2017 1:57:19 AM
Countries looking to accelerate the schedule risk breaching another ironclad European commitment, to keep their budget deficits below 3 percent of GDP. There’s another ... infrastructure and services. Military spending thus has a large knock-on effect ...
US demands greater European military spending at NATO summit
World Socialist Web Site - 2/17/2017 6:49:35 AM
The conflict between the US and Europe over military spending is a real one. Last year, NATO’s European powers spent $253 billion on defence, an average of 1.43 percent of GDP, compared with ... being one of the five NATO countries to meet the two ...
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 ...
Raise military spending, Mattis tells NATO allies
Arkansas Online - 2/16/2017 4:13:17 AM
"I owe it to you to give you clarity on the political reality in the United States and to state the fair demand from my country's people ... It devoted 3.61 percent of the U.S. GDP last year, about $664 billion, to military spending, according to NATO ...
What Percent of GDP Do Countries Spend on Their Military?
wisegeek.com - 2/1/2017 11:57:52 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 ...
Pentagon Chief’s Ultimatum To NATO: “Boost Military Spending Or The U.S. Will Cut Its Support”
csglobe.com - 2/17/2017 11:53:13 PM
It devoted 3.61 percent of American GDP last year to military spending, according to NATO estimates — a level that has somewhat tapered off in recent years. Germany, by contrast, spent 1.19% of its overall budget on defense. Ten countries commit even ...
Countries With The Highest Expenditures On Medicines As A Percentage Of GDP
worldatlas.com - 8/25/2016 5:03:20 AM
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 ...
Europe must not bow to U.S. spending demands on NATO - EU's Juncker
Reuters - 2/17/2017 12:01:33 AM
He said he knew that Germany would no longer have a budget surplus if it increased defence spending to 2 percent of GDP from 1.22 percent. "I don't like our American friends narrowing down this concept of security to the military," he said, arguing it ...
Pentagon boss to NATO nations: Increase military spending
PBS - 2/15/2017 3:13:02 PM
... of American GDP last year to military spending, according to NATO estimates — a level that has somewhat tapered off in recent years. Germany, by contrast, spent 1.19 percent of its overall budget on defense. Ten countries commit even less, and seven ...
EU chief says allies will not cave to US defense spending demands
American Thinker - 2/17/2017 2:34:52 PM
He said he knew that Germany would no longer have a budget surplus if it increased defense spending to 2 percent of GDP from 1.22 percent ... the lack of a clearly defined mission for the world's oldest military alliance, perhaps it's best to get the ...
Europe dodges Trump's defence spending ultimatum
Reuters - 2/21/2017 1:15:33 AM
By current standards, Washington funds about 70 percent of NATO spending ... Union that would allow countries to develop and share military assets together, as well as deploying troops. Collectively the European Union is the world's second-biggest military ...
What Percent of Gdp Do Countries Spend on Their Military?
brainz.org - 2/14/2017 7:10:26 PM
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 ...