Military - Bulgaria



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)1.58099629650017
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)4.9115008687442
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)1.41004116247013
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Bulgaria is 1.58 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 74.
Bulgaria compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Bulgaria is similar to that of Croatia, Côte d'Ivoire, Australia, Cambodia, Paraguay, Italy, Togo, Montenegro, Malaysia, Thailand with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.66, 1.65, 1.63, 1.60, 1.60, 1.58, 1.57, 1.57, 1.55, 1.52 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79.Last 10 years averageBulgaria had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.11 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Bulgaria during the Great RecessionBulgaria's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 12.3% during the Great RecessionBulgaria since the end of the Great RecessionBulgaria's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 20.3% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Bulgaria
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Bulgaria is 4.91 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 82.
Bulgaria compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Bulgaria is similar to that of Poland, United Kingdom, Argentina, Japan, Tunisia, Tanzania, France, Germany, Croatia, Panama with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 5.38, 5.31, 5.23, 5.17, 5.09, 4.84, 4.76, 4.65, 4.62, 4.59 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87.10 years declineBulgaria's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 45.6 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageBulgaria had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 7.02 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Bulgaria during the Great RecessionBulgaria's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 16.4% during the Great RecessionBulgaria since the end of the Great RecessionBulgaria's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 21.6% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Bulgaria
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Bulgaria is 1.41 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 49.
Bulgaria compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Bulgaria is similar to that of Lithuania, Pakistan, Uruguay, Italy, Cuba, Kuwait, Mongolia, Georgia, Slovenia, Dominican Republic with a respective Armed forces personnel of 1.52, 1.49, 1.47, 1.43, 1.42, 1.36, 1.35, 1.35, 1.33, 1.32 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54.10 years declineBulgaria's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 53.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageBulgaria had an average Armed forces personnel of 2.14 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Bulgaria during the Great RecessionBulgaria's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 13.6% during the Great RecessionBulgaria since the end of the Great RecessionBulgaria's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 24.3% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Bulgaria
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators