Which Country Spends the Most on Military?

Military Expenditure (USD) (USD bil), 2015 or latest
Military & Defense | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 150 countries in 2015, USA ranked the highest in military expenditure in USD prices with USD 596 bil followed by China and Saudi Arabia. On the other end of the scale was Somalia with USD < 0.001 bil, Ecuador with USD < 0.001 bil and Liberia with USD < 0.001 bil.

Data for more countries are available at Military Expenditure (USD) indicator page.

Military Expenditure (USD) Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia USD bil 19.0 23.2 26.6 26.2 24.8
Brazil USD bil 25.7 34.0 36.9 34.0 32.9
China USD bil 112 123 147 170 193
France USD bil 67.0 61.7 64.6 60.0 62.4
Germany USD bil 47.5 46.2 48.2 46.5 45.9
India USD bil 38.7 46.1 49.7 47.2 47.4
Israel USD bil 14.0 14.6 15.4 14.7 16.9
Italy USD bil 38.3 36.0 38.1 33.7 33.9
Japan USD bil 51.5 54.7 60.9 60.0 48.9
Saudi Arabia USD bil 41.2 45.2 48.5 56.5 67.0
South Korea USD bil 24.6 28.1 31.0 32.0 34.3
Turkey USD bil 16.1 17.9 17.2 17.9 18.6
USA USD bil 669 698 711 685 640
United Arab Emirates USD bil 13.8 17.5 19.2 19.0 23.6 ...
United Kingdom USD bil 58.4 58.0 60.3 58.7 56.9