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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 8.80 2019
2 Saudi Arabia 8.00 2019
3 Algeria 6.00 2019
4 United Arab Emirates 5.70 2016
5 Kuwait 5.60 2019
6 Israel 5.30 2019
7 Armenia 4.90 2019
8 Jordan 4.70 2019
9 Lebanon 4.20 2019
10 Azerbaijan 4.00 2019
11 Pakistan 4.00 2019
12 Uzbekistan 4.00 2018
13 Yemen 3.98 2014
14 Russia 3.90 2019
15 Ukraine 3.90 2019
16 Iran 3.80 2019 est.
17 Bahrain 3.70 2019
18 Iraq 3.50 2019
19 United States 3.42 2019 est.
20 South Sudan 3.40 2019
21 Brunei 3.30 2019
22 Bulgaria 3.25 2019 est.
23 Colombia 3.20 2019
24 Singapore 3.20 2019
25 Morocco 3.10 2019
26 Togo 3.10 2019
27 Namibia 3.00 2019
28 Burma 2.93 2018
29 Cuba 2.90 2018
30 Botswana 2.80 2019
31 Mauritania 2.80 2019
32 Congo, Republic of the 2.70 2019
33 Korea, South 2.70 2019
34 Mali 2.70 2019
35 Tunisia 2.60 2019
36 Burkina Faso 2.40 2019
37 India 2.40 2019
38 Cambodia 2.30 2019
39 Ecuador 2.30 2019
40 Vietnam 2.30 2018
41 Greece 2.28 2019 est.
42 Chad 2.20 2019
43 Serbia 2.20 2019
44 Estonia 2.14 2019 est.
45 United Kingdom 2.14 2019 est.
46 Uganda 2.10 2019
47 Romania 2.04 2019 est.
48 Lithuania 2.03 2019 est.
49 Latvia 2.01 2019 est.
50 Georgia 2.00 2019
51 Guinea 2.00 2019
52 Poland 2.00 2019 est.
53 Uruguay 2.00 2019
54 Australia 1.90 2019
55 China 1.90 2019
56 Sri Lanka 1.90 2019
57 Turkey 1.89 2019 est.
58 France 1.84 2019 est.
59 Burundi 1.80 2019
60 Chile 1.80 2019
61 Eswatini 1.80 2019
62 Niger 1.80 2019
63 Norway 1.80 2019 est.
64 Slovakia 1.74 2019 est.
65 Guyana 1.70 2019
66 Taiwan 1.70 2019
67 Croatia 1.68 2019 est.
68 Montenegro 1.66 2019 est.
69 Angola 1.60 2019
70 Cyprus 1.60 2019
71 Fiji 1.60 2019
72 Gabon 1.60 2019
73 Honduras 1.60 2019
74 Jamaica 1.60 2019
75 Nepal 1.60 2019
76 Sudan 1.60 2019
77 Portugal 1.52 2019 est.
78 Brazil 1.50 2019
79 Central African Republic 1.50 2019
80 Finland 1.50 2019
81 Kyrgyzstan 1.50 2019
82 Lesotho 1.50 2019
83 New Zealand 1.50 2019
84 Senegal 1.50 2019 est.
85 Bolivia 1.40 2019
86 Guinea-Bissau 1.40 2017
87 Germany 1.38 2019 est.
88 Netherlands 1.36 2019 est.
89 Denmark 1.32 2019
90 Canada 1.31 2019 est.
91 Bangladesh 1.30 2019
92 Kenya 1.30 2019
93 Seychelles 1.30 2019
94 Tanzania 1.30 2019
95 Thailand 1.30 2019
96 Albania 1.26 2019 est.
97 Italy 1.22 2019 est.
98 Tajikistan 1.22 2015
99 Hungary 1.21 2019 est.
100 Afghanistan 1.20 2019
101 Belarus 1.20 2019
102 Belize 1.20 2019
103 Egypt 1.20 2019
104 El Salvador 1.20 2019
105 North Macedonia 1.20 2019
106 Peru 1.20 2019
107 Rwanda 1.20 2019
108 Zambia 1.20 2019
109 Czechia 1.19 2019 est.
110 Cameroon 1.10 2019
111 Cote d'Ivoire 1.10 2019
112 Equatorial Guinea 1.10 2018
113 Kazakhstan 1.10 2019
114 Sweden 1.10 2019
115 Slovenia 1.04 2019 est.
116 Malaysia 1.00 2019
117 Paraguay 1.00 2019
118 Philippines 1.00 2019
119 South Africa 1.00 2019
120 Timor-Leste 1.00 2019
121 Mozambique 0.99 2018
122 Belgium 0.93 2019
123 Japan 0.93 2019
124 Spain 0.92 2019 est.
125 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.90 2019
126 Macedonia 0.90 2017
127 Malawi 0.90 2019
128 Gambia, The 0.80 2019
129 Kosovo 0.80 2019
130 Argentina 0.70 2019
131 Austria 0.70 2019
132 Benin 0.70 2019
133 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 0.70 2019
134 Dominican Republic 0.70 2019
135 Indonesia 0.70 2019
136 Mongolia 0.70 2019
137 Nicaragua 0.70 2019
138 Sierra Leone 0.70 2019
139 Switzerland 0.70 2019
140 Trinidad and Tobago 0.70 2019
141 Zimbabwe 0.70 2019
142 Ethiopia 0.64 2019
143 Madagascar 0.60 2019
144 Malta 0.60 2019
145 Luxembourg 0.56 2019 est.
146 Cabo Verde 0.50 2019
147 Liberia 0.50 2019
148 Mexico 0.50 2019
149 Nigeria 0.50 2019
150 Venezuela 0.49 2017
151 Ghana 0.40 2019
152 Guatemala 0.40 2019
153 Moldova 0.40 2019
154 Iceland 0.30 2018
155 Ireland 0.30 2019
156 Papua New Guinea 0.27 2018
157 Laos 0.19 2013
158 Mauritius 0.16 2018