Military expenditure (% of GDP) by country - 2016

Military expenditure (% of GDP) by country Updated 10-01-2016

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Military expenditure (% of GDP)

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World map on : 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.

Other information available for this indicator : Military expenditure (% of GDP).

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.

Ranking of statistics – Military expenditure (% of GDP)

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

1 - Kuwait - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 117.39 % in 1991
2 - Nicaragua - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 102.90 % in 1990
3 - Eritrea - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 39.61 % in 1999
4 - Liberia - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 29.73 % in 1994
5 - Angola - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 22.00 % in 1988

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

1 - Somalia - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 0.00 % in 2014
2 - Trinidad and Tobago - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 0.04 % in 2000
3 - Haiti - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 0.08 % in 1994
4 - Peru - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 0.08 % in 1990
5 - Iceland - Military expenditure (% of GDP) was 0.12 % in 2012

Data table - Military expenditure (% of GDP)

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Ranking Country Data Date of information
1 Flag - Eritrea Eritrea 20.87 2003
2 Flag - Oman Oman 11.76 2014
3 Flag - Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 10.82 2014
4 Flag - South Sudan South Sudan 8.15 2014
5 Flag - Libya Libya 7.99 2014
6 Flag - United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 5.70 2014
7 Flag - Algeria Algeria 5.56 2014
8 Flag - Israel Israel 5.20 2014
9 Flag - Chad Chad 5.02 2011
10 Flag - Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 4.97 2014
11 Flag - Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 4.76 2014
12 Flag - Lebanon Lebanon 4.64 2014
13 Flag - Yemen Yemen 4.59 2013
14 Flag - Russia Russia 4.55 2014
15 Flag - Angola Angola 4.40 2013
16 Flag - Sudan Sudan 4.29 2006
17 Flag - Iraq Iraq 4.26 2014
18 Flag - Bahrain Bahrain 4.23 2014
19 Flag - Namibia Namibia 4.22 2014
20 Flag - Syria Syria 4.10 2007
21 Flag - Armenia Armenia 4.01 2014
22 Flag - Guinea Guinea 3.85 2014
23 Flag - Myanmar Myanmar 3.69 2014
24 Flag - Morocco Morocco 3.68 2014
25 Flag - Djibouti Djibouti 3.63 2008
26 Flag - Jordan Jordan 3.54 2014
27 Flag - Cuba Cuba 3.51 2013
28 Flag - United States United States 3.50 2014
29 Flag - Colombia Colombia 3.46 2014
30 Flag - Pakistan Pakistan 3.44 2014
31 Flag - Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 3.40 2014
32 Flag - Kuwait Kuwait 3.34 2013
33 Flag - Singapore Singapore 3.20 2014
34 Flag - Brunei Brunei 3.09 2014
35 Flag - Ukraine Ukraine 3.06 2014
36 Flag - Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 2.89 1999
37 Flag - Mauritania Mauritania 2.86 2014
38 Flag - Ecuador Ecuador 2.72 2014
39 Flag - Lithuania Lithuania 2.69 2014
40 Flag - Central African Republic Central African Republic 2.60 2010
41 Flag - South Korea South Korea 2.60 2014
42 Flag - Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 2.59 2014
43 Flag - India India 2.43 2014
44 Flag - Georgia Georgia 2.35 2014
45 Flag - Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2.34 2014
46 Flag - Vietnam Vietnam 2.29 2014
47 Flag - Greece Greece 2.26 2014
48 Flag - France France 2.20 2014
49 Flag - Turkey Turkey 2.20 2014
50 Flag - Lesotho Lesotho 2.19 2014
51 Flag - Iran Iran 2.17 2012
52 Flag - Serbia Serbia 2.17 2014
53 Flag - China China 2.09 2014
54 Flag - East Timor East Timor 2.09 2014
55 Flag - United Kingdom United Kingdom 2.02 2014
56 Flag - Burundi Burundi 2.01 2014
57 Flag - Chile Chile 1.99 2014
58 Flag - Poland Poland 1.93 2014
59 Flag - Botswana Botswana 1.92 2014
60 Flag - Estonia Estonia 1.92 2014
61 Flag - Tunisia Tunisia 1.86 2014
62 Flag - Portugal Portugal 1.83 2014
63 Flag - Swaziland Swaziland 1.83 2014
64 Flag - Cyprus Cyprus 1.82 2014
65 Flag - Australia Australia 1.78 2014
66 Flag - Egypt Egypt 1.76 2014
67 Flag - Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 1.73 2012
68 Flag - Montenegro Montenegro 1.71 2014
69 Flag - Cambodia Cambodia 1.66 2014
70 Flag - Zambia Zambia 1.64 2014
71 Flag - Uruguay Uruguay 1.59 2014
72 Flag - Togo Togo 1.57 2011
73 Flag - Nepal Nepal 1.53 2014
74 Flag - Senegal Senegal 1.53 2014
75 Flag - Croatia Croatia 1.53 2014
76 Flag - Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 1.51 2012
77 Flag - Qatar Qatar 1.50 2010
78 Flag - Bolivia Bolivia 1.48 2014
79 Flag - Bulgaria Bulgaria 1.48 2014
80 Flag - Paraguay Paraguay 1.46 2014
81 Flag - Malaysia Malaysia 1.45 2014
82 Flag - Gabon Gabon 1.44 2013
83 Flag - Italy Italy 1.44 2014
84 Flag - Venezuela Venezuela 1.43 2013
85 Flag - Thailand Thailand 1.42 2014
86 Flag - Mali Mali 1.41 2014
87 Flag - Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.38 2014
88 Flag - Peru Peru 1.38 2014
89 Flag - Norway Norway 1.36 2014
90 Flag - Brazil Brazil 1.34 2014
91 Flag - Kenya Kenya 1.34 2014
92 Flag - Finland Finland 1.34 2014
93 Flag - Afghanistan Afghanistan 1.33 2014
94 Flag - Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 1.32 2014
95 Flag - Denmark Denmark 1.30 2014
96 Flag - Belarus Belarus 1.29 2014
97 Flag - Romania Romania 1.28 2014
98 Flag - Honduras Honduras 1.27 2014
99 Flag - New Zealand New Zealand 1.25 2011
100 Flag - Cameroon Cameroon 1.25 2014
101 Flag - Guyana Guyana 1.24 2014
102 Flag - Uganda Uganda 1.22 2014
103 Flag - Malawi Malawi 1.21 2014
104 Flag - Germany Germany 1.20 2014
105 Flag - Macedonia Macedonia 1.18 2014
106 Flag - Philippines Philippines 1.16 2014
107 Flag - Bangladesh Bangladesh 1.16 2014
108 Flag - Sweden Sweden 1.15 2014
109 Flag - Netherlands Netherlands 1.15 2014
110 Flag - Gambia Gambia 1.15 2013
111 Flag - Tajikistan Tajikistan 1.13 2014
112 Flag - South Africa South Africa 1.11 2014
113 Flag - Fiji Fiji 1.10 2014
114 Flag - Rwanda Rwanda 1.09 2014
115 Flag - Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.09 2014
116 Flag - Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 1.07 2014
117 Flag - Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 1.06 2014
118 Flag - Seychelles Seychelles 1.06 2014
119 Flag - Belize Belize 1.04 2014
120 Flag - El Salvador El Salvador 1.04 2014
121 Flag - Albania Albania 1.02 2014
122 Flag - Mozambique Mozambique 1.02 2014
123 Flag - Niger Niger 1.01 2012
124 Flag - Japan Japan 1.00 2014
125 Flag - Slovenia Slovenia 0.99 2014
126 Flag - Slovakia Slovakia 0.99 2014
127 Flag - Czech Republic Czech Republic 0.99 2014
128 Flag - Belgium Belgium 0.98 2014
129 Flag - Canada Canada 0.98 2014
130 Flag - Panama Panama 0.97 1999
131 Flag - Benin Benin 0.97 2014
132 Flag - Tanzania Tanzania 0.96 2014
133 Flag - Latvia Latvia 0.96 2014
134 Flag - Mongolia Mongolia 0.93 2012
135 Flag - Spain Spain 0.92 2014
136 Flag - Jamaica Jamaica 0.86 2014
137 Flag - Hungary Hungary 0.84 2014
138 Flag - Indonesia Indonesia 0.79 2014
139 Flag - Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 0.79 2014
140 Flag - Argentina Argentina 0.79 2014
141 Flag - Liberia Liberia 0.78 2014
142 Flag - Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 0.76 2014
143 Flag - Switzerland Switzerland 0.75 2014
144 Flag - Austria Austria 0.75 2014
145 Flag - Ethiopia Ethiopia 0.73 2014
146 Flag - Nicaragua Nicaragua 0.70 2014
147 Flag - Madagascar Madagascar 0.67 2014
148 Flag - Mexico Mexico 0.67 2014
149 Flag - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 0.62 2014
150 Flag - Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 0.59 2014
151 Flag - Cape Verde Cape Verde 0.58 2014
152 Flag - Malta Malta 0.56 2013
153 Flag - Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 0.54 2003
154 Flag - Ghana Ghana 0.48 2014
155 Flag - Ireland Ireland 0.47 2014
156 Flag - Luxembourg Luxembourg 0.46 2014
157 Flag - Guatemala Guatemala 0.45 2014
158 Flag - Nigeria Nigeria 0.41 2014
159 Flag - Moldova Moldova 0.35 2014
160 Flag - Mauritius Mauritius 0.26 2014
161 Flag - Laos Laos 0.22 2012
162 Flag - Iceland Iceland 0.12 2012
163 Flag - Haiti Haiti 0.09 1995
164 Flag - Somalia Somalia 0.00 2014