Military Expenditure (As % of GDP) rose to < 0.001% in Haiti in 2017

Military Expenditure (As % of GDP) (%)
Military & Defense | Haiti | December 26, 2018
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Military expenditure as a share of GDP reached < 0.001 % in 2017 in Haiti, according to the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database. This is 5.55 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, military expenditure as a share of GDP in Haiti reached an all time high of 0.114 % in 1992 and an all time low of < 0.001 % in 2013. When compared to Haiti's main peers, military expenditure as a share of GDP in Dominican Republic amounted to 0.662 % and 0.904 % in Jamaica in 2017.

Haiti has been ranked 146th within the group of 146 countries we follow in terms of military expenditure as a share of GDP.

Military expenditure is derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditure on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces, defence ministries and other government agencies engaged in defence projects, paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations, and military space activities.

Military Expenditure (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cayman Islands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Cuba % 3.08% 3.94% 3.51% 3.54% 3.08% ... ...
Dominican Republic % 0.604% 0.654% 0.619% 0.671% 0.673%
Haiti % ... ... ... ... < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001%
Jamaica % 0.925% 0.930% 0.900% 0.873% 0.868%
Mexico % 0.553% 0.588% 0.621% 0.667% 0.672%
Puerto Rico % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
USA % 4.58% 4.24% 3.83% 3.50% 3.29%