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Taiwan

Taiwan Expenditures Stats

Definitions

  • Dollar figure: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies
  • Dollar figure > Per $ GDP: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product
  • Dollar figure > Per capita: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Percent of GDP: Current military expenditures as an estimated percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Dollar figure $7.57 billion 2003 16th out of 111
Dollar figure > Per $ GDP $14.33 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003 66th out of 111
Dollar figure > Per capita $335.09 per capita 2003 17th out of 111
Percent of GDP 2.2% 2006 44th out of 100

SOURCES: All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008

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