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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.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Military expenditures - percent of GDP varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2017

See also: Military expenditures - percent of GDP bar chart

 

CountryMilitary expenditures - percent of GDPYear
Saudi Arabia142015
Oman132016
Iraq72015
Algeria62016
United Arab Emirates62014
Azerbaijan62015
Israel52015
Russia52015
Congo, Republic of the52014
Namibia52015
Lebanon52015
Bahrain52015
Jordan42015
Armenia42016
Niger42016
Yemen42013
Guinea42014
Ukraine42016
Kuwait42014
Kyrgyzstan42015
Pakistan42015
Angola42015
Burma42015
United States32015
Brunei32015
Morocco32015
Colombia32016
Singapore32015
Cuba32015
Botswana32015
Mauritania32014
Greece32015
Zimbabwe32015
East Timor32015
Mali22015
India22015
Vietnam22015
Iran22014
Korea, South22016
Tunisia22015
Georgia22016
Sri Lanka22015
Estonia22016
Burundi22015
Lesotho22016
Chad22015
Cambodia22015
Poland22016
Australia22015
United Kingdom22015
Chile22015
Senegal22017
Portugal22015
Ecuador22016
Uruguay22015
Lithuania22017
Swaziland22015
France22016
Guinea-Bissau22015
Zambia22015
Egypt22015
Togo22015
Paraguay22015
Latvia22016
Turkey22016
Burkina Faso22014
Montenegro22015
Nepal22016
Honduras22015
Croatia22015
Norway22016
Malaysia22015
Kenya22015
Gambia, The12015
Cote d'Ivoire12015
Thailand12015
Guyana12015
Romania12016
Congo, Democratic Republic of the12015
Brazil12015
Bulgaria12016
Serbia12017
Finland12017
Philippines12015
Italy12015
China12017
Seychelles12015
Cameroon12015
Belarus12016
Uganda12015
New Zealand12015
Germany12016
Gabon12015
Bolivia12016
Peru12016
Netherlands12017
Denmark12016
Slovakia12016
Rwanda12015
Albania12016
Tajikistan12014
Tanzania12015
Belize12015
Fiji12015
Benin12015
Sweden12015
South Africa12015
Bangladesh12014
Trinidad and Tobago12015
Macedonia12015
Kazakhstan12015
Afghanistan12015
Bosnia and Herzegovina12015
Venezuela12015
Mozambique12015
Canada12016
Japan12015
Slovenia12016
Spain12017
Indonesia12015
Mongolia12015
El Salvador12015
Argentina12015
Belgium12016
Hungary12015
Jamaica12015
Sierra Leone12015
Equatorial Guinea12014
Ethiopia12015
Switzerland12015
Mexico12015
Austria12016
Malawi12015
Papua New Guinea12014
Nicaragua12016
Dominican Republic12015
Liberia12016
Madagascar12016
Malta12015
Cape Verde12015
Ghana02015
Luxembourg02016
Nigeria02015
Guatemala02016
Moldova02016
Ireland02015
Mauritius02014
Laos02013
Iceland02016