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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 13.73 2016
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 Iran 5.00 2017
8 United Arab Emirates 4.86 2017
9 Kuwait 4.83 2015
10 Jordan 4.80 2017
11 Bahrain 4.59 2015
12 Namibia 4.44 2016
13 Russia 4.24 2017
14 Armenia 4.20 2018
15 Burma 4.08 2015
16 Niger 4.00 2016
17 Yemen 3.97 2014
18 Azerbaijan 3.64 2016
19 Iraq 3.63 2016
20 Pakistan 3.56 2016
21 Colombia 3.50 2018 est.
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 Brunei 2.87 2017
33 Sudan 2.83 2016
34 Chad 2.79 2016
35 Korea, South 2.70 2017
36 Mali 2.63 2016
37 Timor-Leste 2.56 2015
38 Guinea 2.49 2016
39 India 2.47 2016
40 Vietnam 2.44 2016
41 Greece 2.40 2017
42 Burundi 2.21 2016
43 United Kingdom 2.20 2016
44 Zimbabwe 2.20 2016
45 Sri Lanka 2.14 2017
46 Georgia 2.10 2018
47 Estonia 2.08 2017
48 Tunisia 2.03 2017
49 Australia 2.00 2016
50 China 2.00 2017
51 Lithuania 2.00 2018
52 Poland 1.99 2017
53 Romania 1.91 2018
54 Senegal 1.89 2017 est.
55 Chile 1.87 2016
56 Togo 1.86 2016
57 Cambodia 1.85 2016
58 Lesotho 1.85 2016
59 Uruguay 1.85 2016
60 Eswatini 1.81 2016
61 France 1.79 2017
62 Cyprus 1.78 2016
63 Bolivia 1.76 2017
64 Guinea-Bissau 1.76 2015
65 Turkey 1.73 2016
66 Ecuador 1.70 2017
67 Latvia 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 Zambia 1.53 2016
76 Nepal 1.52 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 Portugal 1.36 2018
85 Netherlands 1.35 2018
86 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1.34 2016
87 Serbia 1.34 2017 est.
88 Brazil 1.32 2016
89 Canada 1.29 2017
90 Seychelles 1.29 2016
91 Croatia 1.27 2017
92 Paraguay 1.25 2016
93 Germany 1.24 2018
94 Burkina Faso 1.23 2016
95 Finland 1.23 2018
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 Slovakia 1.16 2017 est.
103 Benin 1.14 2016
104 Tanzania 1.14 2016
105 Italy 1.12 2017
106 Trinidad and Tobago 1.12 2016
107 Malaysia 1.11 2017
108 New Zealand 1.10 2017
109 South Africa 1.07 2016
110 Hungary 1.05 2017
111 Sweden 1.00 2017
112 Venezuela 1.00 2015
113 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.99 2016
114 Czechia 0.98 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 Jamaica 0.90 2017
123 Macedonia 0.90 2017
124 Peru 0.90 2017
125 Afghanistan 0.89 2016
126 El Salvador 0.87 2016
127 Indonesia 0.84 2017
128 Kazakhstan 0.82 2016
129 Mozambique 0.81 2017
130 Sierra Leone 0.81 2016
131 Kosovo 0.79 2016
132 Mongolia 0.72 2017
133 Switzerland 0.68 2017
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 2016
146 Nigeria 0.43 2016
147 Ghana 0.40 2017
148 Guatemala 0.37 2017
149 Moldova 0.37 2017
150 Ireland 0.34 2016
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