Military - Australia



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)1.63204074776996
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.467269244446418
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)6.45402696648728
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Australia is 1.63 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 71.
Australia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Australia is similar to that of Poland, Zambia, Egypt, Croatia, Côte d'Ivoire, Cambodia, Paraguay, Bulgaria, Italy, Togo with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.79, 1.69, 1.67, 1.66, 1.65, 1.60, 1.60, 1.58, 1.58, 1.57 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76.Last 10 years averageAustralia had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.86 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Australia during the Great RecessionAustralia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 1.97% during the Great RecessionAustralia since the end of the Great RecessionAustralia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 15.5% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Australia
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Australia is 6.45 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 67.
Australia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Australia is similar to that of Kazakhstan, Thailand, Turkey, Fiji, Paraguay, Canada, Ukraine, Estonia, Uruguay, Ecuador with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 7.02, 7.02, 6.83, 6.62, 6.49, 6.39, 6.38, 6.24, 6.20, 5.96 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72.10 years declineAustralia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 12.2 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageAustralia had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 7.35 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Australia during the Great RecessionAustralia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 4.08% during the Great RecessionAustralia since the end of the Great RecessionAustralia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 11.5% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Australia
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Australia is 0.47 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 122.
Australia compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Australia is similar to that of Czech Republic, Switzerland, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Tajikistan, Sierra Leone, Germany, Ireland, Costa Rica, Mauritius with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.51, 0.49, 0.48, 0.48, 0.47, 0.45, 0.45, 0.43, 0.43, 0.41 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127.10 years declineAustralia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 0.00 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageAustralia had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.50 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Australia during the Great RecessionAustralia's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 4.00% during the Great RecessionAustralia since the end of the Great RecessionAustralia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 4.79% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Australia
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators