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 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 - 9/12/2016 6:53:50 PM
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 - 8/26/2016 11:53:10 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 ...
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 ...
Global General Purpose Electronic Test and Measurement Instruments Industry
Yahoo Finance - 9/22/2016 10:02:24 PM
The report further analyzes by the following End-Use Industries: Communications, Aerospace & Military ... World Real GDP Growth Rates (in %) by Country: 2014 - 2017E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9 Table 2: World GDP (2014 & 2015): Percentage ...
China’s R&D Spending Grew 18.3% Annually: UNESCO
Asianscientist - 9/21/2016 12:06:28 AM
China’s R&D spending only amounts to 2 percent of its GDP, but this means that the country is pouring about PPP$369 billion into this sector each year. As the share of global R&D expenditure by high-income countries fell from 88 percent in 1996 to 69.3 ...
MILITARY EXPENDITURE (% OF GDP) IN LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES UN CLASSIFICATION
tradingeconomics.com - 9/11/2016 7:23:39 PM
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 ...
Military Expenditures as a Percentage of GDP
highered.mheducation.com - 9/18/2016 7:33:50 AM
in many of the world's developing countries, military expenditures have risen between 15 percent and 20 percent per year for the past few years, averaging out to 7. 5 percent per year for the past quarter century. Even though many developing countries ...
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 ...
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 ...
UN Reform by the Numbers
foreignpolicyblogs.com - 9/23/2016 10:05:23 AM
These disparities between defense spending as a percentage of GDP and levels of UN contributions, while imperfect (UN spending encompasses more than military ... powerful countries are reluctant to take a bigger strategic place on the world stage (e.g ...
Military expenditure around the world
slideshare.net - 8/14/2013 11:57:14 PM
TheGlobalEconomy.com Newsletter - August, 2013 Military spending around the world The best available data on ... spending in millions of dollars. In 2012, countries spent about 2 percent of their GDP on the military: Military spending as percent of GDP ...
What Percent of Gdp Do Countries Spend on Their Military?
brainz.org - 9/18/2016 5:17:50 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 ...
10 countries spending the most on their military
Market Watch - 9/3/2014 4:53:27 AM
Global ... and military expenditure as a percentage of gross domestic product. They also reviewed GDP and GDP growth figures from the International Monetary Fund. Based on SIPRI’s 2013 data, these are the countries spending the most on military ...