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Former French colonies 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 Syria 5.9% 2005
2 Mauritania 5.5% 2006
3 Morocco 5% 2004
4 Chad 4.2% 2006
5 Cote d'Ivoire 4% 2006
6 Djibouti 3.8% 2006
7 Gabon 3.4% 2005
8 Algeria 3.3% 2006
9 Lebanon 3.1% 2005
10 Cambodia 3% 2005
11 Vietnam 2.5% 2005
=12 Mali 1.9% 2006
=12 Senegal 1.9% 2006
=14 Guinea 1.7% 2006
=14 Benin 1.7% 2006
16 Togo 1.6% 2005
17 Tunisia 1.4% 2006
=18 Niger 1.3% 2006
=18 Cameroon 1.3% 2006
20 Burkina Faso 1.2% 2006
21 Central African Republic 1.1% 2006
22 Madagascar 1% 2006
23 Mozambique 0.8% 2006
24 Laos 0.5% 2006
25 Haiti 0.4% 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/Former-French-colonies/Military/Expenditures/Percent-of-GDP

Former French colonies 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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