Military expenditure as percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) in highest spending countries 2017

Military expenditure - percentage of GDP in highest spending countries 2017 This statistics shows military spending in selected countries as a percentage of their respective gross domestic product. In 2017, military expenditure of the U.S.A. was estimated at 3.1 percent of nation's total gross domestic product.
A ranking of the countries with the highest military expenditures can be accessed here.
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Percentage of GDP
Saudi Arabia*10%
Russia4.3%
United States3.1%
South Korea2.6%
India2.5%
France2.3%
Worldwide2.2%
Turkey2.2%
Australia2%
China*1.9%
United Kingdom1.8%
Italy1.5%
Brazil1.4%
Canada1.3%
Germany1.2%
Japan0.9%
Percentage of GDP
Saudi Arabia*10%
Russia4.3%
United States3.1%
South Korea2.6%
India2.5%
France2.3%
Worldwide2.2%
Turkey2.2%
Australia2%
China*1.9%
United Kingdom1.8%
Italy1.5%
Brazil1.4%
Canada1.3%
Germany1.2%
Japan0.9%
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This statistics shows military spending in selected countries as a percentage of their respective gross domestic product. In 2017, military expenditure of the U.S.A. was estimated at 3.1 percent of nation's total gross domestic product.
A ranking of the countries with the highest military expenditures can be accessed here.
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Release date
May 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2017
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