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European Union 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 Greece 4.3% 2005
2 Cyprus 3.8% 2005
=3 Bulgaria 2.6% 2005
=3 France 2.6% 2005
5 Romania 2.47% 2005
6 United Kingdom 2.4% 2005
7 Croatia 2.39% 2005
8 Portugal 2.3% 2005
=9 Finland 2% 2005
=9 Estonia 2% 2005
11 Lithuania 1.9% 2005
12 Slovakia 1.87% 2005
13 Czech Republic 1.81% 2005
14 Italy 1.8% 2005
15 Hungary 1.75% 2005
16 Poland 1.71% 2005
17 Slovenia 1.7% 2005
18 Netherlands 1.6% 2005
=19 Sweden 1.5% 2006
=19 Denmark 1.5% 2005
=19 Germany 1.5% 2005
22 Belgium 1.3% 2005
=23 Latvia 1.2% 2005
=23 Spain 1.2% 2005
=25 Austria 0.9% 2005
=25 Luxembourg 0.9% 2005
=25 Ireland 0.9% 2005
28 Malta 0.7% 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/European-Union/Military/Expenditures/Percent-of-GDP

European Union 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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