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Europe 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.5% 2005
3 Greece 4.3% 2005
4 Russia 3.9% 2005
5 Cyprus 3.8% 2005
6 Armenia 3.5% 2006
=7 Bulgaria 2.6% 2005
=7 France 2.6% 2005
=7 Azerbaijan 2.6% 2005
10 Romania 2.47% 2005
11 United Kingdom 2.4% 2005
12 Croatia 2.39% 2005
13 Portugal 2.3% 2005
=14 Finland 2% 2005
=14 Estonia 2% 2005
=16 Lithuania 1.9% 2005
=16 Norway 1.9% 2005
18 Slovakia 1.87% 2005
19 Czech Republic 1.81% 2005
20 Italy 1.8% 2005
21 Hungary 1.75% 2005
22 Poland 1.71% 2005
23 Slovenia 1.7% 2005
24 Netherlands 1.6% 2005
=25 Sweden 1.5% 2006
=25 Denmark 1.5% 2005
=25 Germany 1.5% 2005
28 Albania 1.49% 2005
=29 Ukraine 1.4% 2005
=29 Belarus 1.4% 2005
31 Belgium 1.3% 2005
=32 Latvia 1.2% 2005
=32 Spain 1.2% 2005
34 Switzerland 1% 2005
=35 Austria 0.9% 2005
=35 Luxembourg 0.9% 2005
=35 Ireland 0.9% 2005
38 Malta 0.7% 2006
39 Georgia 0.59% 2005
40 Moldova 0.4% 2005
41 Iceland 0.0 2005

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/Europe/Military/Expenditures/Percent-of-GDP

Europe 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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