Country Comparison > Military expenditures - percent of GDP

RankCountryMilitary expenditures - percent of GDP
1Oman8.8
2Saudi Arabia8
3Algeria6
4United Arab Emirates5.7
5Kuwait5.6
6Israel5
7Armenia4.9
8Jordan4.7
9Lebanon4.2
10Pakistan4
11Azerbaijan4
12Uzbekistan4
13Yemen3.98
14Russia3.9
15Ukraine3.9
16Iran3.8
17Bahrain3.7
18Iraq3.5
19South Sudan3.5
20United States3.42
21Brunei3.3
22Bulgaria3.25
23Colombia3.2
24Singapore3.2
25Togo3.1
26Morocco3.1
27Namibia3
28Cuba2.9
29Burma2.9
30Botswana2.8
31Mauritania2.8
32Korea, South2.7
33Mali2.7
34Congo, Republic of the2.7
35Tunisia2.6
36Burkina Faso2.4
37India2.4
38Cambodia2.3
39Ecuador2.3
40Vietnam2.3
41Greece2.28
42Chad2.2
43Serbia2.2
44United Kingdom2.14
45Estonia2.14
46Uganda2.1
47Romania2.04
48Lithuania2.03
49Latvia2.01
50Poland2
51Uruguay2
52Guinea2
53Georgia2
54Sri Lanka1.9
55China1.9
56Australia1.9
57Turkey1.89
58France1.84
59Chile1.8
60Burundi1.8
61Niger1.8
62Norway1.8
63Swaziland1.8
64Slovakia1.74
65Taiwan1.7
66Guyana1.7
67Croatia1.68
68Montenegro1.66
69Nepal1.6
70Sudan1.6
71Jamaica1.6
72Honduras1.6
73Fiji1.6
74Gabon1.6
75Angola1.6
76Portugal1.52
77Senegal1.5
78New Zealand1.5
79Lesotho1.5
80Brazil1.5
81Central African Republic1.5
82Finland1.5
83Kyrgyzstan1.5
84Bolivia1.4
85Guinea-Bissau1.4
86Germany1.38
87Netherlands1.36
88Denmark1.32
89Canada1.31
90Bangladesh1.3
91Albania1.3
92Kenya1.3
93Seychelles1.3
94Thailand1.3
95Tanzania1.3
96Italy1.22
97Hungary1.21
98El Salvador1.2
99Belize1.2
100Afghanistan1.2
101Belarus1.2
102Egypt1.2
103Tajikistan1.2
104Rwanda1.2
105Peru1.2
106Macedonia1.2
107Zambia1.2
108Czech Republic1.19
109Equatorial Guinea1.1
110Cameroon1.1
111Kazakhstan1.1
112Sweden1.1
113Slovenia1.04
114South Africa1
115Philippines1
116East Timor1
117Paraguay1
118Malaysia1
119Zimbabwe1
120Mozambique0.99
121Belgium0.93
122Japan0.93
123Spain0.92
124Malawi0.9
125Bosnia and Herzegovina0.9
126Kosovo0.8
127Gambia, The0.8
128Ethiopia0.7
129Indonesia0.7
130Benin0.7
131Austria0.7
132Argentina0.7
133Congo, Democratic Republic of the0.7
134Dominican Republic0.7
135Mongolia0.7
136Nicaragua0.7
137Sierra Leone0.7
138Switzerland0.7
139Trinidad and Tobago0.7
140Malta0.6
141Madagascar0.6
142Luxembourg0.56
143Liberia0.5
144Mexico0.5
145Nigeria0.5
146Cape Verde0.5
147Venezuela0.5
148Ghana0.4
149Guatemala0.4
150Moldova0.4
151Papua New Guinea0.4
152Iceland0.3
153Ireland0.3
154Laos0.2
155Mauritius0.2

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). For countries with no military forces, this figure can include expenditures on public security and police.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020

See also: Military expenditures - percent of GDP map

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