Country Comparison > Military expenditures - percent of GDP > TOP 10

RankCountryMilitary expenditures - percent of GDP
1Saudi Arabia8.78
3United Arab Emirates5.7

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, 2019

See also: Military expenditures - percent of GDP map

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