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Former Soviet republics 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 Russia 3.9% 2005
=1 Tajikistan 3.9% 2005
3 Armenia 3.5% 2006
4 Turkmenistan 3.4% 2005
5 Azerbaijan 2.6% 2005
=6 Estonia 2% 2005
=6 Uzbekistan 2% 2005
8 Lithuania 1.9% 2005
9 Kazakhstan 1.5% 2006
=10 Kyrgyzstan 1.4% 2005
=10 Belarus 1.4% 2005
=10 Ukraine 1.4% 2005
13 Latvia 1.2% 2005
14 Georgia 0.59% 2005
15 Moldova 0.4% 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/Former-Soviet-republics/Military/Expenditures/Percent-of-GDP

Former Soviet republics 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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