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Country Comparison :: Military expenditures
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).
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Rank
country (% of GDP) Date of Information
1 Oman
11.40
2005 est.
2 Saudi Arabia
10.00
2005 est.
3 Qatar
10.00
2005 est.
4 Jordan
8.60
2006
5 Iraq
8.60
2006
6 Israel
7.30
2006
7 Yemen
6.60
2006
8 Eritrea
6.30
2006 est.
9 Macedonia
6.00
2005 est.
10 Syria
5.90
2005 est.
11 Burundi
5.90
2006 est.
12 Maldives
5.50
2005 est.
13 Mauritania
5.50
2006
14 Kuwait
5.30
2006
15 Turkey
5.30
2005 est.
16 Morocco
5.00
2003 est.
17 Singapore
4.90
2005 est.
18 Swaziland
4.70
2006
19 Bosnia and Herzegovina
4.50
2005 est.
20 Brunei
4.50
2006
21 Bahrain
4.50
2006
22 Greece
4.30
2005 est.
23 China
4.30
2006
24 United States
4.06
2005 est.
25 Libya
3.90
2005 est.
26 Russia
3.90
2005
27 Zimbabwe
3.80
2006
28 Djibouti
3.80
2006
29 Cyprus
3.80
2005 est.
30 Cuba
3.80
2006 est.
31 Namibia
3.70
2006
32 Angola
3.60
2009
33 Uzbekistan
3.50
2010
34 Colombia
3.40
2005 est.
35 Egypt
3.40
2005 est.
36 Turkmenistan
3.40
2005 est.
37 Algeria
3.30
2006
38 Botswana
3.30
2006
39 United Arab Emirates
3.10
2005 est.
40 Lebanon
3.10
2005 est.
41 Guinea-Bissau
3.10
2005 est.
42 Cambodia
3.00
2005 est.
43 Sudan
3.00
2005 est.
44 Indonesia
3.00
2005 est.
45 Australia
3.00
2009
46 Pakistan
3.00
2007 est.
47 Solomon Islands
3.00
2006
48 Rwanda
2.90
2006 est.
49 Armenia
2.80
2010
50 Comoros
2.80
2006
51 Kenya
2.80
2006
52 Korea, South
2.70
2006
53 Chile
2.70
2006
54 France
2.60
2005 est.
55 Lesotho
2.60
2006
56 Sri Lanka
2.60
2006
57 Bulgaria
2.60
2005 est.
58 Azerbaijan
2.60
2005 est.
59 Vietnam
2.50
2005 est.
60 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
2.50
2006
61 Iran
2.50
2006
62 India
2.50
2006
63 United Kingdom
2.40
2005 est.
64 Croatia
2.39
2005 est.
65 Sierra Leone
2.30
2006
66 Portugal
2.30
2005 est.
67 Uganda
2.20
2006
68 Burma
2.10
2005 est.
69 Malaysia
2.03
2005 est.
70 Estonia
2.00
2005 est.
71 Finland
2.00
2005 est.
72 Seychelles
2.00
2006 est.
73 Fiji
1.90
2009
74 Georgia
1.90
2010 est.
75 Norway
1.90
2005 est.
76 Mali
1.90
2006
77 Romania
1.90
2007 est.
78 Afghanistan
1.90
2009
79 Slovakia
1.87
2005 est.
80 Guyana
1.80
2006
81 Italy
1.80
2005 est.
82 Thailand
1.80
2005 est.
83 Zambia
1.80
2005 est.
84 Hungary
1.75
2005 est.
85 Poland
1.71
2005 est.
86 South Africa
1.70
2006
87 Slovenia
1.70
2005 est.
88 Brazil
1.70
2009
89 Chad
1.70
2009
90 Ghana
1.70
2009
91 Nepal
1.60
2006
92 Togo
1.60
2005 est.
93 Uruguay
1.60
2006
94 Netherlands
1.60
2005 est.
95 Nigeria
1.50
2006
96 Cote d'Ivoire
1.50
2009
97 Tajikistan
1.50
2010
98 Germany
1.50
2005 est.
99 Peru
1.50
2006
100 Sweden
1.50
2005 est.
101 Albania
1.49
2005 est.
102 Czech Republic
1.46
2007 est.
103 Papua New Guinea
1.40
2005 est.
104 Belize
1.40
2009
105 Senegal
1.40
2005 est.
106 Mongolia
1.40
2006
107 Tunisia
1.40
2006
108 Belarus
1.40
2005 est.
109 Ukraine
1.40
2005 est.
110 Denmark
1.30
2007 est.
111 Cameroon
1.30
2009
112 Niger
1.30
2006
113 Bolivia
1.30
2009
114 Bangladesh
1.30
2009
115 Belgium
1.30
2005 est.
116 Liberia
1.30
2006 est.
117 Malawi
1.30
2006
118 Venezuela
1.20
2005 est.
119 Burkina Faso
1.20
2006
120 Spain
1.20
2005 est.
121 Latvia
1.20
2005 est.
122 Lithuania
1.20
2007 est.
123 Ethiopia
1.20
2009
124 Kazakhstan
1.10
2010
125 Guinea
1.10
2009
126 Canada
1.10
2005 est.
127 Bhutan
1.00
2005 est.
128 Benin
1.00
2009
129 Switzerland
1.00
2005 est.
130 Panama
1.00
2006
131 New Zealand
1.00
2005 est.
132 Paraguay
1.00
2006 est.
133 Madagascar
1.00
2006
134 Ecuador
0.90
2009
135 Ireland
0.90
2005 est.
136 Tonga
0.90
2006 est.
137 Somalia
0.90
2005 est.
138 Gambia, The
0.90
2009
139 Luxembourg
0.90
2005 est.
140 Congo, Republic of the
0.90
2009
141 Gabon
0.90
2009
142 Central African Republic
0.90
2009
143 Philippines
0.90
2005 est.
144 Barbados
0.80
2009
145 Austria
0.80
2009
146 Argentina
0.80
2009
147 Sao Tome and Principe
0.80
2006
148 Mozambique
0.80
2006
149 Japan
0.80
2006
150 Bahamas, The
0.70
2009
151 Dominican Republic
0.70
2009
152 Malta
0.70
2006 est.
153 Jamaica
0.60
2006 est.
154 Costa Rica
0.60
2009
155 Honduras
0.60
2006 est.
156 Nicaragua
0.60
2006
157 El Salvador
0.60
2009
158 Suriname
0.60
2006 est.
159 Cape Verde
0.50
2009
160 Mexico
0.50
2006 est.
161 Antigua and Barbuda
0.50
2009
162 Laos
0.50
2006
163 Kyrgyzstan
0.50
2009
164 Moldova
0.40
2005 est.
165 Guatemala
0.40
2009
166 Haiti
0.40
2006
167 Trinidad and Tobago
0.30
2006
168 Mauritius
0.30
2006 est.
169 Tanzania
0.20
2005 est.
170 Bermuda
0.11
2005 est.
171 Equatorial Guinea
0.10
2009
172 Iceland
0.00
2005 est.
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