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19Priorities in public spending
Military expenditure (% of GDP) Excel Export results to Excel

HDI Rank Country 1990 1 2005 1
1 Iceland 0 0
2 Norway 2.9 1.7
3 Australia 2.0 1.8
4 Canada 2.0 1.1
5 Ireland 1.3 0.6
6 Sweden 2.6 1.5
7 Switzerland 1.8 1.0
8 Japan 0.9 1.0
9 Netherlands 2.5 1.5
10 France 3.4 2.5
11 Finland 1.6 1.4
12 United States 5.3 4.1
13 Spain 1.8 1.1
14 Denmark 2.0 1.8
15 Austria 1.2 0.9
16 United Kingdom 3.9 2.7
17 Belgium 2.4 1.1
18 Luxembourg 0.9 0.8
19 New Zealand 1.9 1.0
20 Italy 2.1 1.9
21 Hong Kong, China (SAR) .. ..
22 Germany 2.8 2 1.4
23 Israel 12.3 9.7
24 Greece 4.5 4.1
25 Singapore 4.9 4.7
26 Korea (Republic of) 3.7 2.6
27 Slovenia 2.2 3 1.5
28 Cyprus 5.0 1.4
29 Portugal 2.7 2.3
30 Brunei Darussalam 6.4 3.9
31 Barbados 0.8 0.8 4
32 Czech Republic .. 1.8
33 Kuwait 48.5 4.8
34 Malta 0.9 0.7
35 Qatar .. ..
36 Hungary 2.8 1.5
37 Poland 2.8 1.9
38 Argentina 1.2 1.0
39 United Arab Emirates 6.2 2.0
40 Chile 4.3 3.8
41 Bahrain 5.1 3.6
42 Slovakia .. 1.7
43 Lithuania .. 1.2
44 Estonia 0.5 3 1.5
45 Latvia .. 1.7
46 Uruguay 3.1 1.3
47 Croatia 7.6 3 1.6
48 Costa Rica 0 0
49 Bahamas 0.8 0.7
50 Seychelles 4.0 1.8
51 Cuba .. ..
52 Mexico 0.4 0.4
53 Bulgaria 3.5 2.4
54 Saint Kitts and Nevis .. ..
55 Tonga .. 1.0 4
56 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya .. 2.0
57 Antigua and Barbuda .. ..
58 Oman 16.5 11.9
59 Trinidad and Tobago .. ..
60 Romania 4.6 2.0
61 Saudi Arabia 14.0 8.2
62 Panama 1.3 1.0 4
63 Malaysia 2.6 2.4
64 Belarus 1.5 3 1.2
65 Mauritius 0.3 0.2
66 Bosnia and Herzegovina .. 1.9
67 Russian Federation 12.3 4.1
68 Albania 5.9 1.4
69 Macedonia (TFYR) .. 2.2
70 Brazil 2.4 1.6
71 Dominica .. ..
72 Saint Lucia .. ..
73 Kazakhstan .. 1.1
74 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1.8 3 1.2
75 Colombia 1.8 3.7
76 Ukraine .. 2.4
77 Samoa .. ..
78 Thailand 2.6 1.1
79 Dominican Republic 0.6 0.5
80 Belize 1.2 ..
81 China 2.7 2.0
82 Grenada .. ..
83 Armenia 2.2 3 2.7
84 Turkey 3.5 2.8
85 Suriname .. ..
86 Jordan 6.9 5.3
87 Peru 0.1 1.4
88 Lebanon 7.6 4.5
89 Ecuador 1.9 2.6
90 Philippines 1.4 0.9
91 Tunisia 2.0 1.6
92 Fiji 2.3 1.2 4
93 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines .. ..
94 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 2.9 5.8
95 Paraguay 1.0 0.7
96 Georgia .. 3.5
97 Guyana 0.9 ..
98 Azerbaijan 2.5 3 2.5
99 Sri Lanka 2.1 2.6
100 Maldives .. ..
101 Jamaica 0.6 0.6
102 Cape Verde .. 0.7 4
103 El Salvador 2.0 0.6
104 Algeria 1.5 2.9
105 Viet Nam .. ..
106 Occupied Palestinian Territories .. ..
107 Indonesia 1.8 1.2
108 Syrian Arab Republic 6.0 5.1
109 Turkmenistan .. 2.9 4
110 Nicaragua 4.0 3 0.7
111 Moldova .. 0.3
112 Egypt 4.7 2.8
113 Uzbekistan .. 0.5 4
114 Mongolia 4.3 1.6
115 Honduras .. 0.6
116 Kyrgyzstan 1.6 3 3.1
117 Bolivia 2.3 1.6
118 Guatemala 1.5 0.3
119 Gabon .. 1.5
120 Vanuatu .. ..
121 South Africa 3.8 1.5
122 Tajikistan 0.3 3 2.2 4
123 Sao Tome and Principe .. ..
124 Botswana 4.1 3.0
125 Namibia 5.6 3 3.2
126 Morocco 5.0 4.5
127 Equatorial Guinea .. ..
128 India 3.2 2.8
129 Solomon Islands .. ..
130 Lao People's Democratic Republic .. 2.1 4
131 Cambodia 3.1 1.8
132 Myanmar .. ..
133 Bhutan .. ..
134 Comoros .. ..
135 Ghana 0.4 0.7
136 Pakistan 5.8 3.5
137 Mauritania 3.8 3.6
138 Lesotho 4.5 2.3
139 Congo .. 1.4
140 Bangladesh 1.0 1.0
141 Swaziland 1.8 1.8 4
142 Nepal 0.9 2.1
143 Madagascar 1.2 1.1
144 Cameroon 1.5 1.3
145 Papua New Guinea 2.1 0.6
146 Haiti .. ..
147 Sudan 3.5 2.3 4
148 Kenya 2.9 1.7
149 Djibouti 5.9 4.2 4
150 Timor-Leste .. ..
151 Zimbabwe 4.4 2.3
152 Togo 3.1 1.5
153 Yemen 7.9 7.0
154 Uganda 3.1 2.3
155 Gambia 1.2 0.5 4
156 Senegal 2.0 1.5
157 Eritrea .. 24.1 4
158 Nigeria 0.9 0.7
159 Tanzania (United Republic of) 2.0 1.1
160 Guinea 2.4 3 2.0 4
161 Rwanda 3.7 2.9
162 Angola 2.7 5.7
163 Benin .. ..
164 Malawi 1.3 0.7 4
165 Zambia 3.7 2.3 4
166 Côte d'Ivoire 1.3 1.5 4
167 Burundi 3.4 6.2
168 Congo (Democratic Republic of the) .. 2.4
169 Ethiopia 8.5 2.6
170 Chad .. 1.0
171 Central African Republic 1.6 3 1.1
172 Mozambique 5.9 0.9
173 Mali 2.1 2.3
174 Niger .. 1.2 4
175 Guinea-Bissau .. 4.0
176 Burkina Faso 2.7 1.3
177 Sierra Leone 1.4 1.0


Notes :
1 - Because of limitations in the data, comparisons across countries should be made with caution. For detailed notes on the data see SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute). 2007c. SIPRI Yearbook: Armaments, Disarmaments and International Security. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press.
2 - Data refer to the Federal Republic of Germany before reunification.
3 - Data refer to the closest available year between 1991 and 1992.
4 - Data refer to an earlier year than that specified; from 1999 onwards.


Sources :
SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute). 2007b. Correspondence on military expenditure. March. Stockholm.


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