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Military > Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per $ GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Eritrea $237.79 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
2 North Korea $234.38 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
3 Jordan $128.09 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
4 Saudi Arabia $95.46 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
5 Israel $82.59 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
6 Yemen $80.45 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
7 Armenia $63.73 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2001
8 Burundi $58.27 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
9 Bahrain $57.11 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
10 Brunei $53.00 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
11 Maldives $52.93 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
12 Morocco $52.62 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
13 Turkey $50.57 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
14 Iraq $50.28 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2000
15 Zimbabwe $46.05 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
16 Syria $44.40 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2000
17 Sudan $43.93 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2001
18 Kuwait $43.61 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
19 Djibouti $42.93 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
20 Libya $42.64 per 1,000 $ of GDP 1999
21 Serbia and Montenegro $42.12 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
22 Colombia $40.25 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2001
23 Pakistan $39.27 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
24 Bosnia and Herzegovina $38.15 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
25 Turkmenistan $36.72 per 1,000 $ of GDP 1999
26 Cyprus $36.69 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
27 Chile $35.68 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
28 Ethiopia $35.54 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
29 China $34.94 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
30 Botswana $34.46 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
31 Guinea-Bissau $32.98 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
32 Tajikistan $32.07 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2001
33 Comoros $32.01 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
34 Iran $31.76 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
35 Afghanistan $31.65 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
36 Namibia $29.48 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
37 Egypt $29.42 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
38 Algeria $29.17 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
39 Congo, Republic of the $29.13 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
40 Lebanon $28.89 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
41 Greece $28.17 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
42 Cambodia $28.15 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2001
43 Rwanda $27.44 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
South Asia average (profile) $26.95 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
44 Azerbaijan $26.41 per 1,000 $ of GDP 1999
45 Equatorial Guinea $25.76 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
46 Gabon $25.74 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
47 Sri Lanka $25.67 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
48 Australia $25.40 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
49 France $25.13 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
50 Uganda $24.98 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
51 Lesotho $24.50 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
52 Vietnam $23.89 per 1,000 $ of GDP 1998
53 South Korea $23.88 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
54 Benin $23.84 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
55 United Kingdom $23.72 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
56 India $23.29 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) $23.23 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
57 Chad $22.94 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
58 Bulgaria $22.82 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
59 United Arab Emirates $22.67 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2000
60 Portugal $22.53 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
61 Romania $21.50 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
62 Estonia $21.21 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
63 Mongolia $20.74 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
64 Ecuador $20.07 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
65 Czech Republic $20.05 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
66 Mozambique $19.87 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
67 Zambia $19.69 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
68 Uruguay $19.48 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
69 Bhutan $19.33 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
70 Slovenia $19.16 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2000
71 Lithuania $19.00 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2001
72 Malaysia $18.71 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2000
73 Italy $18.70 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
74 Belize $18.23 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
75 Norway $18.11 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
76 Cuba $17.81 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
77 Poland $17.67 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
78 Seychelles $17.58 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
79 Bangladesh $17.56 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
80 Croatia $17.41 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $17.24 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
81 Togo $17.22 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
82 Tunisia $17.12 per 1,000 $ of GDP 1999
83 Swaziland $17.00 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
84 Brazil $16.57 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
85 Slovakia $16.56 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
86 Sweden $16.36 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
87 Hungary $16.19 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
88 Netherlands $15.51 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
89 Denmark $15.29 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
90 Cape Verde $15.25 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
91 Argentina $15.17 per 1,000 $ of GDP 1999
92 Bolivia $15.07 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
93 Venezuela $15.00 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
94 Nepal $14.74 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
95 South Africa $14.66 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
96 Ukraine $14.58 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
97 Germany $14.36 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
98 Taiwan $14.33 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
99 Democratic Republic of the Congo $14.23 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
100 Senegal $14.07 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
101 Cameroon $14.02 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
102 Guinea $14.01 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
103 Fiji $13.95 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
104 Finland $13.78 per 1,000 $ of GDP 1998
=105 Honduras $13.49 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
=105 Peru $13.49 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
107 Mauritania $13.44 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
108 Belgium $12.90 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
109 Albania $12.68 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
110 Kyrgyzstan $12.59 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2001
111 Burkina Faso $12.49 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
112 Sierra Leone $12.32 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
113 Belarus $12.07 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
114 Central African Republic $11.86 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
115 Cote d'Ivoire $11.64 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
116 Canada $11.47 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
117 Dominican Republic $11.36 per 1,000 $ of GDP 1998
118 Niger $11.32 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
119 Spain $11.24 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
120 Kenya $10.97 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
121 Latvia $10.47 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2001
122 El Salvador $10.43 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
123 Oman $10.42 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
124 Panama $10.37 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
125 Madagascar $10.22 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
126 Switzerland $10.18 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2001
127 Japan $10.00 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
128 Philippines $9.29 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
129 Angola $9.28 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
130 Kazakhstan $9.00 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
131 Mexico $8.84 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
132 Guyana $8.76 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
133 Haiti $8.67 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
134 Luxembourg $7.99 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
135 Austria $7.75 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2001
136 Paraguay $7.64 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
137 Nigeria $7.54 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
138 Georgia $7.52 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2000
139 Guatemala $7.37 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
140 Suriname $7.35 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
141 Nicaragua $7.29 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
142 Ireland $7.28 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2000
143 Sao Tome and Principe $6.53 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
144 Trinidad and Tobago $6.24 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
145 Malta $5.85 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
146 Malawi $5.83 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
147 Ghana $5.55 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
148 Indonesia $5.06 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
149 Papua New Guinea $4.79 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
150 Mali $4.60 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
151 Somalia $4.33 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
152 Laos $4.27 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
153 Jamaica $3.77 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2003
154 Costa Rica $3.45 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
155 Moldova $3.35 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
156 Liberia $3.26 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
157 The Gambia $2.49 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
158 Mauritius $2.06 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
159 Tanzania $1.81 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2004
160 Bermuda $1.79 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2002
161 San Marino $0.90 per 1,000 $ of GDP 2000
162 Iceland 0.0 2003

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