Military Expenditures (As % of Government Expenditure) rose 0.307% to 6.08% in the World in 2017

Military Expenditures (As % of Government Expenditure) (%), 2017
Military & Defense | World | June 1, 2019
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Military expenditures as a share of government expenditure rose 0.307% to 6.08% in the World in 2017, according to the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database.

Historically, military expenditures as a share of government expenditure in the World reached an all time high of 23.8% in 1972 and an all time low of 5.29% in 1995. When compared to World's main peers, military expenditures as a share of government expenditure in China amounted to 6.10%, 2.73% in Germany, 2.55% in Japan and 8.81% in USA in 2017.

World has been ranked th within the group of 143 countries we follow in terms of military expenditures as a share of government expenditure.

Military Expenditures (As % of Government Expenditure) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria % 1.55% 1.52% 1.47% 1.43% 1.37%
Belgium % 1.92% 1.86% 1.81% 1.77% 1.71%
Canada % 2.87% 2.73% 2.51% 2.58% 2.87%
China % 6.79% 6.55% 6.54% 6.58% 6.09%
France % 4.04% 3.94% 3.90% 3.91% 4.01%
Germany % 2.87% 2.96% 2.74% 2.68% 2.69%
India % 9.59% 9.27% 9.30% 9.47% 8.76%
Japan % 2.54% 2.50% 2.45% 2.54% 2.62%
Mexico % 2.04% 2.12% 2.22% 2.39% 2.47%
Poland % 4.08% 4.19% 4.15% 4.49% 5.15%
Russia % ... 14.7% 15.2% 15.7% 15.5% 15.9% ... ...
South Korea % 13.0% 12.7% 12.5% 12.8% 12.6%
USA % 11.8% 11.4% 10.6% 9.85% 9.35%
World % 6.31% 6.30% 6.22% 6.15% 6.33%