Rankings

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Defence spending: $bn

$bn 2019

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    United States
    Result
    684.6
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    China
    Result
    181.1
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    78.4
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Russia
    Result
    61.6 a
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    India
    Result
    60.5
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    54.8
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    France
    Result
    52.3
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Japan
    Result
    48.6
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    48.5
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    South Korea
    Result
    39.8
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Brazil
    Result
    27.5
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Italy
    Result
    27.1
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Australia
    Result
    25.5
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Israel
    Result
    22.6 b
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Iraq
    Result
    20.5

Index key & notes

Notes

Source: IISS, Military Balance

a National defence budget only

b Includes US Foreign Military Assistance