Military expenditures

Facts on every country, dependency, and geographic entity in the world

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).

#Country(% OF GDP)
1 South Sudan 10.32
2012
2 Iraq 8.70
2014
3 Oman 8.61
2012
4 Saudi Arabia 7.98
2012
5 Israel 5.69
2012
6 Azerbaijan 4.70
2013
7 Jordan 4.65
2012
8 Algeria 4.48
2012
9 United States 4.35
2012
10 Armenia 4.10
2013
11 Lebanon 4.04
2012
12 Yemen 4.02
2012
13 Angola 3.63
2012
14 Morocco 3.55
2012
15 Singapore 3.52
2012
16 Russia 3.49
2014
17 Colombia 3.28
2012
18 Swaziland 3.17
2012
19 Bahrain 3.14
2012
20 Namibia 3.11
2012
21 Pakistan 3.04
2012
22 Zimbabwe 2.94
2012
23 Timor-Leste 2.92
2012
24 Ecuador 2.83
2012
25 Korea, South 2.80
2012
26 Ukraine 2.77
2012
27 Georgia 2.70
2013
28 United Kingdom 2.49
2012
29 Sri Lanka 2.43
2012
30 Brunei 2.43
2012
31 India 2.40
2013
32 Burundi 2.39
2012
33 Vietnam 2.37
2012
34 Botswana 2.31
2012
35 Turkey 2.31
2012
36 Serbia 2.21
2012
37 Cyprus 2.05
2012
38 Chile 2.04
2012
39 Estonia 2.00
2013
40 China 1.99
2012
41 Kenya 1.96
2012
42 Uruguay 1.95
2012
43 Lesotho 1.94
2012
44 Poland 1.91
2012
45 Guinea-Bissau 1.85
2012
46 Montenegro 1.81
2013
47 France 1.80
2014
48 Greece 1.72
2012
49 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1.72
2012
50 Australia 1.71
2012
51 Croatia 1.70
2012
52 Italy 1.69
2012
53 Egypt 1.67
2013
54 Paraguay 1.66
2012
55 Cote d'Ivoire 1.65
2012
56 European Union 1.65
2012
57 Tunisia 1.55
2012
58 Malaysia 1.55
2012
59 Zambia 1.55
2012
60 Cambodia 1.54
2012
61 Fiji 1.47
2012
62 Finland 1.47
2012
63 Thailand 1.47
2012
64 Bolivia 1.47
2012
65 Brazil 1.47
2012
66 Bulgaria 1.46
2012
67 Uganda 1.45
2012
68 Mali 1.44
2012
69 Romania 1.42
2014 est.
70 Cameroon 1.42
2012
71 Denmark 1.41
2012
72 Norway 1.40
2012
73 Burkina Faso 1.39
2012
74 Germany 1.35
2012
75 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.35
2012
76 Gabon 1.34
2012
77 Portugal 1.29
2014
78 Peru 1.28
2012
79 Netherlands 1.27
2012
80 Canada 1.24
2012
81 Kazakhstan 1.21
2012
82 Belarus 1.20
2012
83 Philippines 1.19
2012
84 Sweden 1.18
2012
85 Slovenia 1.18
2012
86 Bangladesh 1.15
2013
87 New Zealand 1.13
2012
88 Tanzania 1.13
2012
89 Slovakia 1.12
2012
90 Mongolia 1.12
2012
91 Rwanda 1.12
2012
92 Macedonia 1.12
2015
93 Guyana 1.09
2012
94 Czech Republic 1.08
2013
95 Niger 1.06
2012
96 Honduras 1.05
2012
97 Belgium 1.05
2012
98 Venezuela 1.05
2012
99 Benin 1.03
2012
100 South Africa 1.00
2013
101 El Salvador 0.99
2012
102 Japan 0.97
2012
103 Lithuania 0.97
2012
104 Malawi 0.93
2012
105 Latvia 0.92
2012
106 Argentina 0.91
2012
107 Ethiopia 0.91
2012
108 Nigeria 0.89
2012
109 Seychelles 0.89
2012
110 Spain 0.86
2012
111 Jamaica 0.86
2012
112 Albania 0.85
2015
113 Hungary 0.83
2012
114 Liberia 0.82
2012
115 Austria 0.81
2012
116 Indonesia 0.78
2012
117 Switzerland 0.76
2012
118 Sierra Leone 0.72
2012
119 Madagascar 0.69
2012
120 Nicaragua 0.63
2012
121 Dominican Republic 0.61
2012
122 Malta 0.61
2012
123 Luxembourg 0.60
2012
124 Mexico 0.59
2012
125 Ghana 0.56
2014
126 Ireland 0.55
2012
127 Papua New Guinea 0.54
2012
128 Moldova 0.50
2014
129 Guatemala 0.42
2012
130 Mauritius 0.19
2012
131 Iceland 0.13
2012
132 Kuwait 0.00
2012