Countries by military expenditures as a percentage of GDP

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A military budget is the amount of financial resources dedicated by a nation to raising and maintaining an armed forces or other methods essential for defense purposes. Generally excluded from military expenditures is spending on internal law enforcement and disabled veteran rehabilitation.

Gross domestic product is a monetary measure of the value of all final goods and services produced in a period. Nominal GDP estimates are commonly used to determine the economic performance of a whole country or region.


Military budget by GDP in each country

Table of countries by military spending by GDP

Flag Country Spending [US$ Bn.]
Saudi Arabia 8.3
Jordan 6.5
Ukraine 6
Armenia 6
United Arab Emirates 5.6
Azerbaijan 5.5
Israel 5.2
Syria 5
North Korea 4.9
Poland 4.2
Russia 4.1
Pakistan 4
Greece 3.8
Qatar 3.6
Iraq 3.5
Singapore 3.33
USA 3.3
South Korea 2.8
Iran 2.5
Romania 2.5
Taiwan 2.3
Vietnam 2.3
United Kingdom 2.2
India 2.2
Turkey 2.1
Australia 2
Finland 2
Norway 2
Hungary 2
China 1.7
France 1.7
Netherlands 1.7
Italy 1.5
Germany 1.4
Spain 1.4
Canada 1.4
Sweden 1.3
Japan 1.2
Brazil 1.2
Philippines 1.2
Belarus 1.2
Malaysia 1.16
Austria 0.74
Indonesia 0.7
Switzerland 0.7
Venezuela 0.35
Egypt 0

Chart showing military expenditures by GDP