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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, 2018

See also: Military expenditures - percent of GDP bar chart

 

CountryMilitary expenditures - percent of GDPYear
Oman142016
Saudi Arabia102016
Congo, Republic of the72016
Algeria72016
United Arab Emirates62014
Israel62016
Russia52016
Kuwait52015
Lebanon52015
Bahrain52015
Jordan52016
Namibia42016
Armenia42016
Burma42015
Niger42016
Yemen42014
Azerbaijan42016
Iraq42016
Pakistan42016
Brunei42016
Ukraine42017
Colombia32016
Botswana32016
Singapore32016
United States32016
Morocco32016
Kyrgyzstan32016
Cuba32015
Mauritania32016
Angola32016
Chad32016
Iran32015
Mali32016
East Timor32015
Greece32016
Guinea22016
India22016
Sri Lanka22016
Vietnam22016
Tunisia22016
Korea, South22016
France22016
Georgia22016
Burundi22016
Ecuador22016
United Kingdom22016
Zimbabwe22016
Estonia22016
Australia22016
Poland22016
China22016
Senegal22017
Chile22016
Togo22016
Uruguay22016
Lesotho22016
Cambodia22016
Portugal22016
Swaziland22016
Guinea-Bissau22015
Turkey22016
Bolivia22016
Egypt22016
Montenegro22017
Norway22016
Cameroon22016
Honduras22016
Uganda22016
Zambia22016
Nepal22016
Italy22016
Thailand22017
Lithuania12016
Gambia, The12015
Latvia12016
Bulgaria12016
Bangladesh12016
Gabon12016
Guyana12016
Romania12016
Malaysia12016
Kenya12017
Congo, Democratic Republic of the12016
Serbia12017
Finland12017
Brazil12016
Seychelles12016
Peru12016
Philippines12016
Croatia12017
Paraguay12016
Burkina Faso12016
Albania12017
Rwanda12016
Belarus12016
Germany12016
Tajikistan12017
Cote d'Ivoire12016
Belize12016
Netherlands12017
Slovakia12016
Denmark12016
Benin12016
Tanzania12016
New Zealand12016
Trinidad and Tobago12016
Macedonia12017
South Africa12016
Sweden12016
Mozambique12016
Hungary12016
Venezuela12015
Bosnia and Herzegovina12016
Canada12016
Fiji12016
Czech Republic12016
Argentina12016
Japan12016
Slovenia12016
Mongolia12016
Spain12017
Afghanistan12016
Indonesia12016
El Salvador12016
Belgium12016
Jamaica12016
Kazakhstan12016
Sierra Leone12016
Switzerland12016
Austria12016
Ethiopia12016
Papua New Guinea12014
Dominican Republic12016
Cape Verde12016
Liberia12016
Malawi12016
Madagascar12016
Mexico12016
Nicaragua12016
Malta12016
Luxembourg02016
Moldova02016
Nigeria02016
Guatemala02016
Ghana02016
Ireland02016
Laos02013
Mauritius02016
Equatorial Guinea02016
Iceland02016