Country Comparison > Military expenditures - percent of GDP > TOP 50

RankCountryMilitary expenditures - percent of GDP
1Oman8.8
2Saudi Arabia8
3Algeria6
4United Arab Emirates5.7
5Kuwait5.6
6Israel5
7Armenia4.9
8Jordan4.7
9Lebanon4.2
10Azerbaijan4
11Pakistan4
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
25Morocco3.1
26Togo3.1
27Namibia3
28Cuba2.9
29Burma2.9
30Botswana2.8
31Mauritania2.8
32Congo, Republic of the2.7
33Korea, South2.7
34Mali2.7
35Tunisia2.6
36India2.4
37Burkina Faso2.4
38Ecuador2.3
39Cambodia2.3
40Vietnam2.3
41Greece2.28
42Chad2.2
43Serbia2.2
44Estonia2.14
45United Kingdom2.14
46Uganda2.1
47Romania2.04
48Lithuania2.03
49Latvia2.01
50Georgia2

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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