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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 6.55 2016
6 Israel 5.62 2017
7 Russia 5.40 2016
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 Armenia 4.09 2016
14 Burma 4.08 2015
15 Niger 4.00 2016
16 Yemen 3.97 2014
17 Azerbaijan 3.64 2016
18 Iraq 3.63 2016
19 Pakistan 3.56 2016
20 Brunei 3.54 2016
21 Colombia 3.50 2018 est.
22 Ukraine 3.50 2017
23 Botswana 3.37 2016
24 Singapore 3.35 2016
25 United States 3.29 2016
26 Morocco 3.28 2016
27 Kyrgyzstan 3.15 2016
28 Cuba 3.08 2015
29 Mauritania 2.97 2016
30 Angola 2.95 2016
31 Lebanon 2.91 2017
32 Sudan 2.83 2016
33 Chad 2.79 2016
34 Korea, South 2.70 2017
35 Iran 2.69 2015
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 Tunisia 2.32 2016
43 France 2.26 2016
44 Georgia 2.23 2016
45 Burundi 2.21 2016
46 United Kingdom 2.20 2016
47 Zimbabwe 2.20 2016
48 Estonia 2.17 2016
49 Sri Lanka 2.14 2017
50 Australia 2.00 2016
51 Lithuania 2.00 2018
52 Poland 1.99 2017
53 China 1.90 2016
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 Portugal 1.84 2016
61 Eswatini 1.81 2016
62 Cyprus 1.78 2016
63 Guinea-Bissau 1.76 2015
64 Turkey 1.73 2016
65 Ecuador 1.70 2017
66 Latvia 1.70 2017
67 Montenegro 1.70 2018
68 Egypt 1.67 2016
69 Norway 1.62 2016
70 Cameroon 1.60 2016
71 Honduras 1.59 2016
72 Uganda 1.57 2016
73 Bulgaria 1.53 2017
74 Zambia 1.53 2016
75 Nepal 1.52 2016
76 Bolivia 1.50 2017 est.
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 Romania 1.42 2016
83 Malaysia 1.41 2016
84 Kenya 1.40 2017
85 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1.34 2016
86 Serbia 1.34 2017 est.
87 Brazil 1.32 2016
88 Seychelles 1.29 2016
89 Philippines 1.28 2016
90 Croatia 1.27 2017
91 Paraguay 1.25 2016
92 Germany 1.24 2017
93 Burkina Faso 1.23 2016
94 Finland 1.23 2018 est.
95 Albania 1.22 2017
96 Rwanda 1.21 2016
97 Tajikistan 1.19 2017
98 Cote d'Ivoire 1.18 2016
99 Belize 1.17 2016
100 Netherlands 1.17 2017
101 Slovakia 1.16 2017 est.
102 Denmark 1.15 2016
103 Benin 1.14 2016
104 Tanzania 1.14 2016
105 Italy 1.12 2017
106 Trinidad and Tobago 1.12 2016
107 New Zealand 1.10 2017
108 Sweden 1.10 2017
109 South Africa 1.07 2016
110 Mozambique 1.03 2016
111 Hungary 1.01 2016
112 Venezuela 1.00 2015
113 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.99 2016
114 Canada 0.99 2016
115 Czechia 0.98 2016
116 Fiji 0.98 2016
117 Slovenia 0.98 2017
118 Argentina 0.95 2016
119 Belarus 0.93 2017
120 Japan 0.93 2016
121 Mongolia 0.92 2016
122 Spain 0.91 2017
123 Belgium 0.90 2017
124 Macedonia 0.90 2017
125 Peru 0.90 2017
126 Afghanistan 0.89 2016
127 El Salvador 0.87 2016
128 Indonesia 0.84 2017
129 Jamaica 0.82 2016
130 Kazakhstan 0.82 2016
131 Sierra Leone 0.81 2016
132 Kosovo 0.79 2016
133 Switzerland 0.71 2016
134 Ethiopia 0.67 2016
135 Papua New Guinea 0.66 2014
136 Dominican Republic 0.64 2016
137 Cabo Verde 0.63 2016
138 Liberia 0.62 2016
139 Malawi 0.61 2016
140 Austria 0.58 2018
141 Mexico 0.58 2016
142 Nicaragua 0.55 2016
143 Luxembourg 0.54 2017
144 Madagascar 0.53 2017
145 Malta 0.53 2016
146 Nigeria 0.43 2016
147 Ghana 0.40 2017
148 Guatemala 0.39 2016
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