Military spending - longterm change in highest spending countries 2009-2018

The statistic shows the change in military spending in the 15 countries with the highest military expenditure 2009-2018. Between 2009 and 2018, military spending of China increased by 83 percent.

Change in military spending in the 15 countries with the highest military expenditure 2009-2018

Change in military spending
China83%
Turkey65%
India29%
Saudi Arabia28%
South Korea28%
Russia27%
Australia21%
Brazil17%
Canada12%
Germany9%
World5.4%
Japan2.3%
France1.6%
Italy-14%
USA-17%
UK-17%
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2009 to 2018

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