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Muslim countries 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 Oman 11.4% 2005
=2 Qatar 10% 2005
=2 Saudi Arabia 10% 2005
=4 Jordan 8.6% 2006
=4 Iraq 8.6% 2006
6 Yemen 6.6% 2006
7 Syria 5.9% 2005
=8 Mauritania 5.5% 2006
=8 Maldives 5.5% 2005
=10 Kuwait 5.3% 2006
=10 Turkey 5.3% 2005
12 Morocco 5% 2004
=13 Brunei 4.5% 2006
=13 Bahrain 4.5% 2006
15 Chad 4.2% 2006
=16 Libya 3.9% 2005
=16 Tajikistan 3.9% 2005
18 Djibouti 3.8% 2006
=19 Turkmenistan 3.4% 2005
=19 Egypt 3.4% 2005
21 Algeria 3.3% 2006
22 Pakistan 3.2% 2006
=23 Lebanon 3.1% 2005
=23 United Arab Emirates 3.1% 2005
=25 Sudan 3% 2005
=25 Indonesia 3% 2005
27 Comoros 2.8% 2006
28 Azerbaijan 2.6% 2005
29 Iran 2.5% 2006
30 Sierra Leone 2.3% 2006
31 Malaysia 2.03% 2005
32 Uzbekistan 2% 2005
=33 Mali 1.9% 2006
=33 Senegal 1.9% 2006
=33 Afghanistan 1.9% 2006
36 Guinea 1.7% 2006
=37 Bangladesh 1.5% 2006
=37 Nigeria 1.5% 2006
=37 Kazakhstan 1.5% 2006
40 Albania 1.49% 2005
=41 Kyrgyzstan 1.4% 2005
=41 Tunisia 1.4% 2006
=43 Somalia 1.3% 2006
=43 Niger 1.3% 2006
45 Burkina Faso 1.2% 2006
46 The Gambia 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/Muslim-countries/Military/Expenditures/Percent-of-GDP

Muslim countries 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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