Religious countries Compared by Military > Military expenditure > Current LCU

DEFINITION: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilisation, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)".


1 Colombia 20.61 trillion 2009
2 Iraq 4.86 trillion 2009
3 India 1.85 trillion 2009
4 Pakistan 409.6 billion 2009
5 Nigeria 224.02 billion 2009
6 Cameroon 162.09 billion 2009
7 Saudi Arabia 154.77 billion 2009
8 Armenia 127.94 billion 2009
9 Uzbekistan 53.02 billion 2003
10 Brazil 52.15 billion 2009
11 Kenya 44.82 billion 2009
12 Poland 27.17 billion 2009
13 Malaysia 13.68 billion 2009
14 Afghanistan 12.78 billion 2009
15 Romania 6.96 billion 2009
16 Peru 4.52 billion 2009
17 Georgia 1.01 billion 2009
18 Tunisia 731 million 2009
19 Moldova 285 million 2009
20 Ghana 159 million 2009
21 Fiji 77.2 million 2008


"Countries Compared by Military > Military expenditure > Current LCU. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Yearbook: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Religious-countries/Military/Military-expenditure/Current-LCU

Religious countries Compared by Military > Military expenditure > Current LCU


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