Who Spends the Most on Military per Capita?

Military Expenditure Per Capita (USD) (USD), 2015 or latest
Military & Defense | December 26, 2018
$2.99
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Based on a comparison of 150 countries in 2015, Saudi Arabia ranked the highest in military expenditure per capita in USD prices with USD 2,940 followed by United Arab Emirates and Oman. On the other end of the scale was Somalia with USD 0.006, Ecuador with USD 0.007 and Liberia with USD 0.035.

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

Military Expenditure Per Capita (USD) Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia USD 862 1,036 1,172 1,140 1,066
Bahrain USD 693 672 798 897 1,015
Brunei USD 908 991 998 993 999
Denmark USD 786 811 813 792 753
France USD 1,065 976 1,017 941 974
Israel USD 1,931 1,965 2,040 1,934 2,189
Kuwait USD 1,511 1,462 1,703 1,833 1,710 ...
Norway USD 1,280 1,328 1,464 1,433 1,468
Oman USD 1,684 1,744 2,204 3,727 3,227
Saudi Arabia USD 1,539 1,660 1,750 2,002 2,335
Singapore USD 1,519 1,597 1,722 1,735 1,735
South Korea USD 510 581 637 654 700
USA USD 2,160 2,236 2,261 2,162 2,007
United Arab Emirates USD ... ... 1,792 2,073 2,152 2,072 2,533 ...
United Kingdom USD 946 935 967 937 904