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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 Namibia 4.44 2016
14 Russia 4.24 2017
15 Armenia 4.20 2018
16 Burma 4.08 2015
17 Niger 4.00 2016
18 Azerbaijan 3.64 2016
19 Iraq 3.63 2016
20 Colombia 3.50 2018 est.
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 Mauritania 2.97 2016
30 Angola 2.95 2016
31 Lebanon 2.91 2017
32 Turkey 2.88 2018
33 Brunei 2.87 2017
34 Sudan 2.83 2016
35 Chad 2.79 2016
36 Korea, South 2.70 2017
37 Mali 2.63 2016
38 Guinea 2.49 2016
39 India 2.47 2016
40 Greece 2.40 2017
41 Burundi 2.21 2016
42 United Kingdom 2.20 2016
43 Zimbabwe 2.20 2016
44 Vietnam 2.19 2017
45 Sri Lanka 2.14 2017
46 Georgia 2.10 2018
47 Cambodia 2.09 2017
48 Estonia 2.08 2017
49 Tunisia 2.03 2017
50 Australia 2.00 2016
51 China 2.00 2017
52 Latvia 2.00 2018
53 Lithuania 2.00 2018
54 Poland 1.99 2017
55 Romania 1.91 2018
56 Senegal 1.89 2017 est.
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 Montenegro 1.70 2018
69 Egypt 1.67 2016
70 Norway 1.61 2018
71 Cameroon 1.60 2016
72 Honduras 1.59 2016
73 Uganda 1.57 2016
74 Bulgaria 1.56 2018
75 Nepal 1.55 2017
76 Zambia 1.53 2016
77 Thailand 1.50 2017
78 Gambia, The 1.48 2015
79 Bangladesh 1.44 2017
80 Gabon 1.43 2016
81 Guyana 1.42 2016
82 Kenya 1.40 2017
83 Philippines 1.40 2017
84 Serbia 1.39 2018
85 Portugal 1.36 2018
86 Netherlands 1.35 2018
87 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1.34 2016
88 Brazil 1.32 2016
89 Canada 1.29 2017
90 Finland 1.29 2019
91 Seychelles 1.29 2016
92 Croatia 1.27 2017
93 Paraguay 1.25 2016
94 Germany 1.24 2018
95 Burkina Faso 1.23 2016
96 Albania 1.22 2017
97 Denmark 1.21 2018
98 Rwanda 1.21 2016
99 Tajikistan 1.19 2017
100 Cote d'Ivoire 1.18 2016
101 Belize 1.17 2016
102 Benin 1.14 2016
103 Tanzania 1.14 2016
104 Italy 1.12 2017
105 Trinidad and Tobago 1.12 2016
106 Malaysia 1.11 2017
107 New Zealand 1.10 2017
108 South Africa 1.07 2016
109 Hungary 1.05 2017
110 Sweden 1.00 2017
111 Venezuela 1.00 2015
112 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.99 2016
113 Czechia 0.98 2016
114 Fiji 0.98 2016
115 Slovenia 0.98 2017
116 Argentina 0.95 2016
117 Belarus 0.93 2017
118 Belgium 0.93 2018
119 Japan 0.93 2016
120 Spain 0.93 2018
121 Afghanistan 0.92 2017
122 Jamaica 0.90 2017
123 Macedonia 0.90 2017
124 Peru 0.90 2017
125 Timor-Leste 0.90 2017
126 El Salvador 0.87 2016
127 Indonesia 0.84 2017
128 Kazakhstan 0.84 2017
129 Mozambique 0.81 2017
130 Sierra Leone 0.81 2016
131 Kosovo 0.79 2016
132 Switzerland 0.71 2018
133 Mongolia 0.68 2018
134 Ethiopia 0.67 2016
135 Dominican Republic 0.66 2017
136 Papua New Guinea 0.66 2014
137 Cabo Verde 0.63 2016
138 Liberia 0.62 2016
139 Malawi 0.61 2016
140 Nicaragua 0.61 2017
141 Austria 0.58 2018
142 Mexico 0.58 2016
143 Luxembourg 0.55 2018
144 Madagascar 0.53 2017
145 Malta 0.53 2017
146 Nigeria 0.43 2016
147 Ghana 0.40 2017
148 Ireland 0.40 2017
149 Guatemala 0.37 2017
150 Moldova 0.37 2017
151 Laos 0.20 2013
152 Mauritius 0.19 2016
153 Equatorial Guinea 0.18 2016
154 Iceland 0.10 2016
155 Somalia 0.00 2016