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
Here Are The NATO Countries Mattis Challenged To Up Defense Spending
thelibertarianrepublic.com - 2/16/2017 9:38:23 PM
NATO figures show several countries are far below the 2 percent of GDP spending criteria as the Trump administration ... more for your children’s security than you do. Disregard for military readiness demonstrates a lack of respect for ourselves ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Pence says US backs NATO but warns other countries to pay up
Sky News HD - 2/18/2017 9:18:43 AM
It comes days after Trump's Defense Secretary James Mattis warned NATO members the US will "moderate" its commitment to the alliance unless member states boost their military spending ... said a "post-West" world order, with each country defined by ...
Are NATO Members Carrying Their Weight? Only 5 of 28 Countries Pay ‘Fair Share’
amac.us - 2/16/2017 3:11:51 PM
Currently, only five of NATO’s 28 members—the U.S., Greece, Britain, Estonia, and Poland—meet the alliance’s target of spending at least 2 percent of ... about half the world’s military spending. He said several countries, especially in southern ...
Europe must not bow to U.S. spending demands on NATO: EU's Juncker
Reuters - 2/16/2017 9:24:04 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. "I don't like our American friends narrowing down this concept of security to the military," he said, arguing it ...
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 ...
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 ...
Pentagon boss warns NATO nations: Increase military spending or U.S. will 'moderate its commitment'
Winston-Salem Journal - 2/15/2017 8:13:41 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 ...
China starts exporting advanced military weapons
amtvmedia.com - 2/16/2017 6:03:38 PM
It also accounted for more than a third of Asia’s total military spending ... percent of GDP, according to IISS calculations, although that figure was immediately disputed by Britain’s defense ministry. But the IISS said it was more important that ...
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 ...
Moroccan defense budget to increase 2.8 percent by 2022
moroccantimes.com - 2/20/2017 9:23:30 AM
“On a cumulative basis, the country is expected ... radar systems and vessels. Defense spending in the Kingdom has risen with its increase in GDP. Over the last decade, defense spending accounted for 3.2 to 3.5 percent of the total GDP in Morocco.
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 ...