Share of world military expenditure of the 15 states with the highest spending 2018

The statistic shows the share of the 15 countries with the highest military spending of military spending worldwide in 2018. In 2018, the military spending of the United States accounted for 36 percent of the total military spending worldwide.

Share of world military expenditure of the 15 states with the highest military expenditure 2018

Share of global military spending
USA36%
Other countries18.6%
China*14%
Saudi Arabia*3.7%
India3.7%
France3.5%
Russia3.4%
United Kingdom2.7%
Germany2.7%
Japan2.6%
South Korea2.4%
Brazil1.5%
Italy1.5%
Australia1.5%
Canada1.2%
Turkey1%
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

In 2018, world military expenditures amounted to a total of around 1.82 trillion U.S. dollars.

* Value estimated by the source.

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