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Country Comparison :: Military expenditures Download
Military expenditures compares spending on defense programs for the most recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP; calculated on an exchange rate basis).
Rank Order Listing for the Military expenditures field
Rank Country (% of GDP) Date of Information
1 Oman 12.07 2017
2 South Sudan 10.93 2015
3 Saudi Arabia 9.85 2016
4 Congo, Republic of the 7.17 2016
5 Algeria 5.81 2017
6 Israel 5.62 2017
7 Yemen 5.04 2014
8 Iran 5.00 2017
9 United Arab Emirates 4.86 2017
10 Kuwait 4.83 2015
11 Jordan 4.80 2017
12 Bahrain 4.59 2015
13 Russia 4.24 2017
14 Armenia 4.20 2018
15 Burma 4.08 2015
16 Niger 4.00 2016
17 Azerbaijan 3.64 2016
18 Iraq 3.63 2016
19 Colombia 3.50 2018 est.
20 Namibia 3.50 2018
21 Pakistan 3.50 2017
22 Ukraine 3.50 2017
23 Botswana 3.37 2016
24 United States 3.29 2016
25 Morocco 3.20 2017
26 Kyrgyzstan 3.15 2016
27 Singapore 3.12 2017
28 Cuba 3.08 2015
29 Gambia, The 3.00 2018
30 Mauritania 2.97 2016
31 Angola 2.95 2016
32 Lebanon 2.91 2017
33 Turkey 2.88 2018
34 Brunei 2.87 2017
35 Sudan 2.83 2016
36 Chad 2.79 2016
37 Korea, South 2.70 2017
38 Mali 2.63 2016
39 Guinea 2.49 2016
40 India 2.47 2016
41 Greece 2.40 2017
42 Burundi 2.21 2016
43 United Kingdom 2.20 2016
44 Zimbabwe 2.20 2016
45 Vietnam 2.19 2017
46 Sri Lanka 2.14 2017
47 Georgia 2.10 2018
48 Cambodia 2.09 2017
49 Estonia 2.08 2017
50 Tunisia 2.03 2017
51 Australia 2.00 2016
52 China 2.00 2017
53 Latvia 2.00 2018
54 Lithuania 2.00 2018
55 Poland 2.00 2018 est.
56 Romania 1.91 2018
57 Chile 1.87 2016
58 Togo 1.86 2016
59 Lesotho 1.85 2016
60 Uruguay 1.85 2016
61 Eswatini 1.81 2016
62 France 1.79 2017
63 Cyprus 1.78 2016
64 Bolivia 1.76 2017
65 Guinea-Bissau 1.76 2015
66 Slovakia 1.73 2019 est.
67 Ecuador 1.70 2017
68 Uganda 1.70 2017
69 Egypt 1.67 2016
70 Montenegro 1.67 2019 est.
71 Norway 1.61 2018
72 Cameroon 1.60 2016
73 Honduras 1.59 2016
74 Belize 1.58 2017
75 Seychelles 1.57 2017
76 Bulgaria 1.56 2018
77 Nepal 1.55 2017
78 Thailand 1.50 2017
79 Bangladesh 1.44 2017
80 Gabon 1.43 2016
81 Guyana 1.42 2016
82 Brazil 1.41 2017
83 Philippines 1.40 2017
84 Cote d'Ivoire 1.39 2017
85 Serbia 1.39 2018 est.
86 Senegal 1.38 2019 est.
87 Portugal 1.36 2018
88 Netherlands 1.35 2018
89 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1.34 2016
90 Kenya 1.30 2019
91 Canada 1.29 2017
92 Finland 1.29 2019
93 Croatia 1.27 2017
94 Albania 1.25 2019 est.
95 Paraguay 1.25 2016
96 Zambia 1.25 2018
97 Germany 1.24 2018
98 Burkina Faso 1.23 2016
99 Denmark 1.21 2018
100 Rwanda 1.21 2016
101 North Macedonia 1.19 2018
102 Tajikistan 1.19 2017
103 Benin 1.14 2016
104 Tanzania 1.14 2016
105 Italy 1.12 2017
106 Trinidad and Tobago 1.12 2016
107 Czechia 1.11 2018
108 Malaysia 1.11 2017
109 New Zealand 1.10 2017
110 South Africa 1.07 2016
111 Hungary 1.05 2017
112 Sweden 1.00 2017
113 Venezuela 1.00 2015
114 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.99 2016
115 Fiji 0.98 2016
116 Slovenia 0.98 2017
117 Argentina 0.95 2016
118 Belarus 0.93 2017
119 Belgium 0.93 2018
120 Japan 0.93 2016
121 Spain 0.93 2018
122 Afghanistan 0.92 2017
123 El Salvador 0.90 2017
124 Jamaica 0.90 2017
125 Macedonia 0.90 2017
126 Peru 0.90 2017
127 Timor-Leste 0.90 2017
128 Indonesia 0.84 2017
129 Kazakhstan 0.84 2017
130 Mozambique 0.81 2017
131 Sierra Leone 0.81 2016
132 Kosovo 0.79 2016
133 Switzerland 0.71 2018
134 Mongolia 0.68 2018
135 Ethiopia 0.67 2016
136 Dominican Republic 0.66 2017
137 Papua New Guinea 0.66 2014
138 Cabo Verde 0.63 2016
139 Liberia 0.62 2016
140 Malawi 0.61 2016
141 Nicaragua 0.61 2017
142 Austria 0.58 2018
143 Luxembourg 0.55 2018
144 Madagascar 0.53 2017
145 Malta 0.53 2017
146 Nigeria 0.50 2018
147 Mexico 0.47 2017
148 Ghana 0.40 2017
149 Ireland 0.40 2017
150 Guatemala 0.37 2017
151 Moldova 0.37 2017
152 Laos 0.20 2013
153 Equatorial Guinea 0.18 2016
154 Mauritius 0.18 2017
155 Iceland 0.10 2016
156 Somalia 0.00 2016