List of countries by military expenditures


List of countries by military expenditures


This is a list of countries by military expenditures. The first list is based on the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) database which gives military expenditures in 2010 (in constant 2009 US$). The second list is based on the SIPRI Yearbook 2010 which includes a list on the world's top 15 military spenders in 2009 at current exchange rates.

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SIPRI Military Expenditure Database

This list is based on the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Military Expenditure Database for 2010 (in constant 2009 US$). It also includes military expenditure data as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2009.[1]

The world's top 7 largest military budgets in 2010. Figures sourced from SIPRI[1]
Military spending
Military spending as percentage of GDP
Rank Country Military expenditure, 2010[2]  % of GDP, 2009
0 a 0 0
1 United States United States 698,105,000,000 4.7%
2 China People's Republic of China 114,300,000,000 2.2%
3 France France 61,285,000,000 2.5%
4 United Kingdom United Kingdom 57,424,000,000 2.7%
5 Russia Russia 52,586,000,000 4.3%
6 Japan Japan 51,420,000,000 1.0%
7 Germany Germany 46,848,000,000 1.4%
8 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 39,200,000,000 11.2%
9 Italy Italy 38,303,000,000 1.8%
10 India India 36,030,000,000 1.8%
11 Brazil Brazil 27,120,000,000 1.6%
12 Australia Australia 26,900,000,000 1.9%
13 South Korea South Korea 26,550,000,000 2.9%
14 Spain Spain 25,507,470,000 1.1%
15 Canada Canada 21,800,000,000 1.5%
16 Israel Israel 16,000,000,000 6.4%
17 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 15,749,000,000 7.3%
18 Turkey Turkey 15,634,000,000 2.7%
19 Netherlands Netherlands 11,604,000,000 1.5%
20 Poland Poland 10,800,000,000 1.8%
21 Greece Greece 10,398,498,000 3.2%
22 Singapore Singapore 9,829,496,000 4.3%
23 Colombia Colombia 9,191,000,000 3.7%
24 Iran Iran 9,174,000,000 1.8%
25 Republic of China Republic of China (Taiwan) 8,535,000,000 2.4%[3]
26 Egypt Egypt 7,150,000,000 2.1%
27 Pakistan Pakistan 6,410,000,000 2.8%
28 Mexico Mexico 6,300,000,000 0.5%
29 Norway Norway 6,200,000,000 1.6%
30 Algeria Algeria 6,000,000,000 3.8%
31 Sweden Sweden 5,500,000,000 1.2%
32 Thailand Thailand 5,200,000,000 1.9%
33 Indonesia Indonesia 4,740,000,000 0.9%
34 Kuwait Kuwait 4,700,000,000 4.4%
35 Iraq Iraq 4,663,000,000 5.4%
36 Belgium Belgium 4,544,000,000 1.2%
37 Denmark Denmark 4,330,000,000 1.4%
38 Austria Austria 3,650,000,000 0.9%
39 Oman Oman 4,047,000,000 9.7%
40 Switzerland Switzerland 4,000,000,000 0.8%
41 Venezuela Venezuela 4,000,000,000 1.3%
42 Portugal Portugal 3,825,843,000 2.1%
43 Angola Angola 3,774,000,000 4.2%
44 Chile Chile 3,620,000,000 3.5%
45 South Africa South Africa 3,160,000,000 1.3%
46 Finland Finland 4,051,320,000 1.5%
47 Ukraine Ukraine 1,200,000,000 2.9%
48 Malaysia Malaysia 3,500,000,000 2.0%
49 Morocco Morocco 3,256,000,000 3.4%
50 Argentina Argentina 3,179,000,000 1.0%
51 Czech Republic Czech Republic 2,529,000,000 1.4%
52 Vietnam Vietnam 2,410,000,000 2.5%
53 Syria Syria 1,800,000,000 4.0%
54 Romania Romania 2,164,000,000 1.4%
55 Peru Peru 1,992,000,000 1.4%
56 Sudan Sudan 1,991,000,000c 3.4%c
57 Nigeria Nigeria 1,724,000,000 0.9%
58 Lebanon Lebanon 875,000,000 4.1%
59 Philippines Philippines 2,439,510,000 0.8%
60 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 1,421,000,000 3.4%
61 Jordan Jordan 1,400,000,000 6.1%
62 New Zealand New Zealand 1,358,000,000 1.2%
63 Republic of Ireland Ireland 1,354,000,000 0.6%
64 Hungary Hungary 1,323,000,000 1.1%
65 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 1,280,000,000 3.5%
66 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 1,227,000,000 1.2%
67 Yemen Yemen 1,222,000,000b 3.9%b
68 Bangladesh Bangladesh 1,137,000,000 1.0%
69 Libya Libya 1,500,000,000b 1.2%b
70 Croatia Croatia 1,060,000,000 1.8%
71 Slovakia Slovakia 1,010,000,000 1.4%
72 Serbia Serbia 920,000,000 2.3%
73 Slovenia Slovenia 788,000,000 1.6%
74 Bahrain Bahrain 731,000,000 3.7%
75 Belarus Belarus 726,000,000 1.4%
76 Bulgaria Bulgaria 698,000,000 2.0%
77 Kenya Kenya 594,000,000 2.0%
78 Cyprus Cyprus 550,000,000 1.8%
79 Tunisia Tunisia 548,000,000 1.3%
80 Uruguay Uruguay 491,000,000 1.6%
81 Eritrea Eritrea 469,000,000d 20.9%d
82 Georgia (country) Georgia 496,935,000 5.6%
83 Lithuania Lithuania 427,000,000 1.4%
84 Armenia Armenia 404,000,000 4.2%
85 Nepal Nepal 60,000,000 2.0%
86 Cameroon Cameroon 368,000,000 1.6%
87 Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 353,000,000b 1.5%
88 Botswana Botswana 352,000,000 3.0%
89 Ethiopia Ethiopia 450,000,000 1.0%
90 Estonia Estonia 336,000,000 2.3%
91 Namibia Namibia 329,000,000 3.7%
92 Brunei Brunei 327,000,000 3.1%
93 Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 322,000,000 0.7%
94 Bolivia Bolivia 314,000,000 2.0%
95 Luxembourg Luxembourg 301,000,000a 0.6%
96 Uganda Uganda 276,000,000 1.8%
97 Latvia Latvia 268,000,000 1.4%
98 Afghanistan Afghanistan 250,000,000j 1.8%
99 Zambia Zambia 243,000,000 1.7%
100 Chad Chad 242,000,000 6.2%
101 Honduras Honduras 235,000,000 1.5%
102 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 233,000,000e 2.9%e
103 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 232,000,000 1.3%
104 Tanzania Tanzania 217,000,000j 1.1%
105 Senegal Senegal 207,000,000 1.6%
106 Albania Albania 201,000,000 2.1%
107 Cambodia Cambodia 191,000,000j 1.1%
108 Mali Mali 183,000,000 1.9%
109 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 167,000,000j 3.6%
110 Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo, Democratic Republic of the 163,000,000 1.0%
111 Guatemala Guatemala 161,000,000 0.4%
112 Panama Panama 146,000,000e 1.0%e
113 Paraguay Paraguay 146,000,000 0.9%
114 Republic of Macedonia Republic of Macedonia 145,000,000 1.7%
115 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 140,000,000 1.2%
116 Republic of the Congo Congo, Republic of the 133,000,000 1.1%b
117 El Salvador El Salvador 133,000,000 0.7%
118 Ghana Ghana 115,000,000 0.7%
119 Mauritania Mauritania 115,000,000j 3.8%
120 Guinea Guinea 99,900,000f 2.2%f
121 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 93,800,000 1.9%c
122 Mozambique Mozambique 92,500,000 0.8%
123 Jamaica Jamaica 80,300,000 0.6%
124 Rwanda Rwanda 72,700,000 1.5%
125 Mongolia Mongolia 71,000,000a 1.4%a
126 Benin Benin 67,700,000b 1.1%
127 Tajikistan Tajikistan 63,400,000f 2.2%f
128 Swaziland Swaziland 60,000,000a 1.9%a
129 Togo Togo 57,000,000 1.9%
130 Madagascar Madagascar 55,700,000 0.8%
131 Central African Republic Central African Republic 52,900,000 1.8%
132 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 52,000,000d 1.9%d
133 Malta Malta 51,600,000 0.7%
134 Niger Niger 49,200,000 0.5%b
135 Malawi Malawi 48,600,000a 1.2%a
136 Fiji Fiji 48,400,000b 1.3%
137 Burundi Burundi 46,900,000 3.8%
138 Lesotho Lesotho 45,600,000j 2.8%j
139 Nicaragua Nicaragua 44,100,000 0.7%
140 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 42,900,000b 2.4%
141 Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 39,100,000 0.5%
142 Djibouti Djibouti 36,900,000b 3.7%b
143 Moldova Moldova 19,000,000 0.5%
144 Laos Laos 18,400,000j 0.3%
145 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 15,700,000g 2.1%g
146 Belize Belize 14,900,000 1.2%
147 Mauritius Mauritius 14,000,000b 0.2%b
148 Iceland Iceland 9,900,000j 0.1%
149 Cape Verde Cape Verde 8,800,000 0.5%
150 Guyana Guyana 8,100,000h 0.8%h
151 Liberia Liberia 7,200,000j 0.8%
152 Seychelles Seychelles 6,600,000 1.2%
153 The Gambia Gambia, The 4,600,000a 0.6%a
154 North Korea North Korea Not reported na i
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^ Not updated since 1996.
^ No data available from SIPRI. Estimates from other sources claim about 25% of GDP, aprox. $6 Billion.[4]
^ Not updated since 2009.

SIPRI Yearbook 2010

The world's top 5 largest military budgets in graph.
(also permanent members of the United Nations Security Council)
Figures sourced from SIPRI.

The following is a table of the top 15 countries with the highest military expenditure for 2009 published in the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Yearbook 2010 using current market exchange rates in current (2009) US dollars.[5]

Rank Country 2010 Spending ($ b.) Share of 2010 GDP (%) World Share (%)
World Total 1 630 2.6 100
1 United States United States 698 4.8 42.8
2 China Chinaa 119 2.1 7.3
3 United Kingdom United Kingdom 59.6 2.7 3.7
4 Russia Russiaa 58.7 4.0 3.6
5 Japan Japan 54.5 1.0 3.3
6 Germany Germany 45.2 1.3 2.8
7 Turkey Turkey 46.6 5.3 3.1
8 France France 44 2.3 3.0
9 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabiab 45.2 10.4 2.8
9 India India 41.3 2.2 2.5
10 Italy Italy 37.0 1.8 2.3
11 Brazil Brazil 33.5 1.6 2.1
12 South Korea South Korea 27.6 2.8 1.7
13 Australia Australia 24.0 2.0 1.5
14 Canada Canada 22.8 1.5 1.4
^ SIPRI estimate
^ The figures for Saudi Arabia include expenditure for public order and safety and might be slight overestimates.

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