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Emerging markets Compared by Military > Expenditures > Percent of GDP

DEFINITION: Current military expenditures as an estimated percent of gross domestic product (GDP).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Turkey 5.3% 2005
2 China 4.3% 2006
3 Russia 3.9% 2005
4 Colombia 3.4% 2005
5 Pakistan 3.2% 2006
6 Indonesia 3% 2005
7 Chile 2.7% 2006
=8 Bulgaria 2.6% 2005
=8 Brazil 2.6% 2006
10 India 2.5% 2006
11 Romania 2.47% 2005
12 Malaysia 2.03% 2005
=13 Estonia 2% 2005
=13 Venezuela 2% 2006
15 Lithuania 1.9% 2005
16 Thailand 1.8% 2005
17 Hungary 1.75% 2005
18 Poland 1.71% 2005
19 South Africa 1.7% 2006
20 Peru 1.5% 2006
21 Ukraine 1.4% 2005
22 Argentina 1.3% 2005
23 Latvia 1.2% 2005
24 Philippines 1.1% 2006
25 Mexico 0.5% 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Expenditures > Percent of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Emerging-markets/Military/Expenditures/Percent-of-GDP

Emerging markets Compared by Military > Expenditures > Percent of GDP

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Interesting observations about Military > Expenditures > Percent of GDP

  • Oman ranked first for expenditures > percent of GDP amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Eritrea ranked first for expenditures > percent of GDP amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2006.
  • Iraq ranked first for expenditures > percent of GDP amongst Failed states in 2006.
  • Qatar ranked first for expenditures > percent of GDP amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • North Korea ranked first for expenditures > percent of GDP globally in 2003.
  • El Salvador ranked first for expenditures > percent of GDP amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2006.
  • Saudi Arabia ranked third for expenditures > percent of GDP amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Syria ranked first for expenditures > percent of GDP amongst Former French colonies in 2005.
  • Burundi ranked second for expenditures > percent of GDP amongst Christian countries in 2006.
  • Cuba ranked second for expenditures > percent of GDP amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2006.
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