North and Central America : Military expenditure (% of GDP) by country - 2016

North and Central America : Military expenditure (% of GDP) Updated 10-01-2016

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North and Central America - Military expenditure (% of GDP)

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North and Central America : Map - Military expenditure (% of GDP) - 2016

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The map shows the indicator: Military expenditure (% of GDP). The data are for the different sovereign countries of the world.

Data source: The World Bank. The data correspond to the last date of registration provided by the source.

Color of the map for the indicator: Military expenditure (% of GDP).

Color of the countries with the lowest data: light red.

Color of the countries with the highest data: dark red.

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You will eventually find a ranking of the best and lowest records for sovereign countries. You can download the data per country in CSV format or view it below the article.

Definition (source World Bank):

Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces, defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects, paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations, and military space activities.

North and Central America : Ranking of statistics – Military expenditure (% of GDP)

The 5 highest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1988 :

1 - Nicaragua - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 102.90 % in 1990
2 - Cuba - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 6.53 % in 1989
3 - United States - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 5.58 % in 1988
4 - El Salvador - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 5.49 % in 1989
5 - Panama - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 2.11 % in 1988

The 5 lowest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1988 :

1 - Trinidad and Tobago - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 0.04 % in 2000
2 - Haiti - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 0.08 % in 1994
3 - Dominican Republic - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 0.35 % in 1991
4 - Guatemala - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 0.38 % in 2005
5 - Mexico - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 0.41 % in 2004

North and Central America : Data table - Military expenditure (% of GDP)

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Ranking Country Data Date of information
1 Flag - Cuba Cuba 3.51 2013
2 Flag - United States United States 3.50 2014
3 Flag - Honduras Honduras 1.27 2014
4 Flag - Belize Belize 1.04 2014
5 Flag - El Salvador El Salvador 1.04 2014
6 Flag - Canada Canada 0.98 2014
7 Flag - Panama Panama 0.97 1999
8 Flag - Jamaica Jamaica 0.86 2014
9 Flag - Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 0.76 2014
10 Flag - Nicaragua Nicaragua 0.70 2014
11 Flag - Mexico Mexico 0.67 2014
12 Flag - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 0.62 2014
13 Flag - Guatemala Guatemala 0.45 2014
14 Flag - Haiti Haiti 0.09 1995