|Rank||Country||Military expenditures - percent of GDP|
|4||United Arab Emirates||5.7|
|32||Congo, Republic of the||2.7|
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, 2020See also: Military expenditures - percent of GDP map
Is the ‘World’s Deadliest Tank’ Bankrupting Russia?
The Diplomat - 1/19/2022 11:59:00 PM
However, another estimate quoted in the Wall Street Journal based on Russian government data notes that country ... of 2015, military expenditure exceeded 9 percent of quarterly GDP ...
Fully Ready to Kill, Shockingly Unprepared to Save Lives
Inter Press Service - 1/14/2022 3:34:00 PM
While absolutely ready to kill, with the biggest military powers spending in 2020 nearly two trillion US dollars on weapons, the world is shockingly unprepared to save the lives of millions of unarmed,
How Is NATO Funded? And Why is President Trump Trying to Destroy It?
Talking Points Memo - 1/20/2022 6:35:00 PM
This mainly goes to pay for the NATO headquarters in Belgium and the quite thin military infrastructure which coordinates and integrates the various member-country ... percent of GDP on military ...
Infographic: NATO’s members, mission and tensions with Russia
Al Jazeera English - 1/12/2022 4:24:00 PM
Members of the world ... military spender with $59.2bn spent on its military in 2020, accounting for 2.2 percent of its GDP. Iceland does not have a military of its own and so its military ...
Union Budget of India: How government allocates funds
Indiatimes - 1/18/2022 8:18:00 PM
Comparison with other countries: In 2020, India's military spending as a percentage of GDP ... was equal to 3% of its total GDP, which is the fifth highest in the world after Saudi Arabia (8.4% ...
How Are the US and Other Countries Doing on Fighting Climate Change?
Common Dreams - 1/20/2022 9:51:00 PM
"The best way forward for this or any other country would be a program for rationing our remaining fossil fuels, with an annually declining cap on production."
Is the Ukrainian military really a David against the Russian Goliath?
France 24 - 1/20/2022 9:24:00 PM
The share of the national budget allocated to military expenditure increased from 1.5 percent of GDP ... to World Bank figures. This share of defence spending is more than most NATO countries ...
Here’s what happens to the economy and naira just before an election year
TheCable - 1/12/2022 7:06:00 AM
The gross domestic product (GDP) of the country ... military regime to a democracy would naturally have a great effect on the economy, hence the GDP growth. But let us go to 2002, just before the 2003 elections. The Nigerian economy grew by 3.8 percent.
This is the great scandal of the Biden administration
MSNBC on MSN.com - 1/20/2022 4:13:00 PM
President Joe Biden withdrew all U.S. troops from Afghanistan in August. But unbeknownst to most of the public, he didn’t end the war.Following the American withdrawal, international funding for Afghanistan,