Rankings

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Defence spending: % of GDP

% of GDP 2018

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Oman
    Result
    11.0
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    10.8
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Afghanistan
    Result
    10.1
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Iraq
    Result
    7.5
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Algeria
    Result
    5.3
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Israel
    Result
    5.1
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Iran
    Result
    4.6
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Kuwait
    Result
    4.3
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Mali
    Result
    4.1
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Armenia
    Result
    4.0
  11. Rank
    Country
    Trinidad & Tobago
    Result
    4.0
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Cambodia
    Result
    3.9
  13. Rank
    Country
    Jordan
    Result
    3.9
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Bahrain
    Result
    3.8
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Pakistan
    Result
    3.7
  16. Rank
    Country
    Lebanon
    Result
    3.7
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Azerbaijan
    Result
    3.5
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Namibia
    Result
    3.4
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Colombia
    Result
    3.2
  20. Rank
    Country
    Singapore
    Result
    3.2
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Botswana
    Result
    3.1
  22. Rank
    Country
    Morocco
    Result
    3.1
  23. Rank
    Country
    United States
    Result
    3.1
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Tajikistan
    Result
    3.0
  25. Rank
    Country
    Mauritania
    Result
    3.0
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Russia
    Result
    2.9 a
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Congo-Brazzaville
    Result
    2.8
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Myanmar
    Result
    2.7
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    South Sudan
    Result
    2.6
  30. Rank
    Country
    Ukraine
    Result
    2.6
  31. Rank
    31
    Country
    Brunei
    Result
    2.5

Index key & notes

Notes

Source: Military Balance

a National defence budget only