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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 Saudi Arabia 8.78 2018
2 Oman 8.17 2018
3 United Arab Emirates 5.70 2016
4 Algeria 5.27 2018
5 Kuwait 5.06 2018
6 Lebanon 4.99 2018
7 Jordan 4.68 2018
8 Israel 4.35 2018
9 Armenia 4.25 2018
10 Pakistan 4.03 2018
11 Uzbekistan 4.00 2018
12 Yemen 3.98 2014
13 Russia 3.93 2018
14 Iraq 3.85 2019
15 Ukraine 3.78 2018
16 Azerbaijan 3.77 2018
17 Bahrain 3.60 2018
18 Colombia 3.50 2018 est.
19 United States 3.42 2019 est.
20 Namibia 3.35 2018
21 Singapore 3.30 2019
22 Bulgaria 3.25 2019 est.
23 Morocco 3.10 2018
24 Mauritania 3.02 2018
25 Gambia, The 3.00 2018
26 Burma 2.93 2018
27 Cuba 2.87 2017
28 Mali 2.87 2018
29 Botswana 2.78 2018
30 Iran 2.67 2018 est.
31 Korea, South 2.62 2018
32 Congo, Republic of the 2.55 2018
33 Guinea 2.47 2018
34 Niger 2.45 2018
35 Ecuador 2.38 2018
36 Brunei 2.37 2018
37 Georgia 2.30 2019
38 Vietnam 2.30 2018
39 Greece 2.28 2019 est.
40 Sudan 2.28 2018
41 Cambodia 2.21 2018
42 Zimbabwe 2.17 2018
43 Estonia 2.14 2019 est.
44 United Kingdom 2.14 2019 est.
45 Chad 2.13 2018
46 Tunisia 2.09 2018
47 Burkina Faso 2.06 2018
48 India 2.04 2019
49 Romania 2.04 2019 est.
50 Lithuania 2.03 2019 est.
51 Latvia 2.01 2019 est.
52 Poland 2.00 2019 est.
53 Togo 1.97 2018
54 Uruguay 1.95 2018
55 Australia 1.89 2018
56 Chile 1.89 2018
57 Sri Lanka 1.89 2018
58 Turkey 1.89 2019 est.
59 Burundi 1.88 2018
60 China 1.87 2018
61 France 1.84 2019 est.
62 Lesotho 1.81 2018
63 Norway 1.80 2019 est.
64 Angola 1.78 2018
65 Taiwan 1.78 2018
66 Slovakia 1.74 2019 est.
67 Honduras 1.71 2018
68 Guyana 1.69 2018
69 Croatia 1.68 2019 est.
70 Montenegro 1.66 2019 est.
71 Guinea-Bissau 1.64 2015
72 Cyprus 1.57 2018
73 Kyrgyzstan 1.57 2018
74 Gabon 1.53 2018
75 Portugal 1.52 2019 est.
76 Bolivia 1.50 2018
77 Eswatini 1.50 2018
78 Brazil 1.48 2018
79 Nepal 1.44 2018
80 Seychelles 1.44 2018
81 Uganda 1.43 2018
82 Central African Republic 1.41 2018
83 Serbia 1.39 2018 est.
84 Germany 1.38 2019 est.
85 Senegal 1.38 2019 est.
86 Bangladesh 1.37 2018
87 Cote d'Ivoire 1.36 2018
88 Netherlands 1.36 2019 est.
89 Jamaica 1.35 2018
90 South Sudan 1.33 2018
91 Thailand 1.33 2018
92 Denmark 1.32 2019
93 Canada 1.31 2019 est.
94 Kenya 1.30 2019
95 Finland 1.29 2019
96 Belarus 1.27 2018
97 Albania 1.26 2019 est.
98 Belize 1.26 2018
99 Cameroon 1.25 2018
100 Egypt 1.25 2018
101 Zambia 1.25 2018
102 Rwanda 1.23 2018
103 Italy 1.22 2019 est.
104 Tajikistan 1.22 2015
105 Hungary 1.21 2019 est.
106 Tanzania 1.21 2018
107 Czechia 1.19 2019 est.
108 North Macedonia 1.19 2018
109 Peru 1.19 2018
110 New Zealand 1.16 2018
111 Philippines 1.13 2018
112 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.11 2018
113 Slovenia 1.04 2019 est.
114 Sweden 1.04 2018
115 El Salvador 1.03 2018
116 Afghanistan 0.99 2018
117 Macedonia 0.99 2017
118 Mozambique 0.99 2018
119 Malaysia 0.98 2018
120 South Africa 0.98 2018
121 Kazakhstan 0.95 2018
122 Belgium 0.93 2019
123 Japan 0.93 2018
124 Paraguay 0.93 2018
125 Fiji 0.92 2018
126 Spain 0.92 2019 est.
127 Argentina 0.86 2018
128 Benin 0.86 2018
129 Malawi 0.85 2018
130 Kosovo 0.80 2018
131 Sierra Leone 0.80 2018
132 Trinidad and Tobago 0.78 2018
133 Liberia 0.77 2018
134 Austria 0.74 2018
135 Dominican Republic 0.74 2018
136 Indonesia 0.72 2018
137 Mongolia 0.68 2018
138 Switzerland 0.68 2018
139 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 0.67 2018
140 Ethiopia 0.64 2018
141 Nicaragua 0.61 2018
142 Timor-Leste 0.61 2018
143 Madagascar 0.60 2018
144 Luxembourg 0.56 2019 est.
145 Cabo Verde 0.55 2018
146 Mexico 0.54 2018
147 Nigeria 0.51 2018
148 Malta 0.49 2018
149 Venezuela 0.49 2017
150 Ghana 0.41 2018
151 Guatemala 0.35 2018
152 Moldova 0.35 2018
153 Ireland 0.33 2018
154 Iceland 0.30 2018
155 Papua New Guinea 0.27 2018
156 Laos 0.19 2013
157 Equatorial Guinea 0.18 2016
158 Mauritius 0.16 2018