Military - Canada



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)1.01166387688496
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.342481498474868
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)6.38860036965329
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Canada is 1.01 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 124.
Canada compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Canada is similar to that of Belize, Belgium, Benin, Seychelles, Niger, New Zealand, Japan, Panama, Spain, Latvia with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.04, 1.04, 1.04, 1.03, 1.03, 1.00, 0.99, 0.98, 0.94, 0.93 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129.Last 10 years averageCanada had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.16 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Canada during the Great RecessionCanada's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 22.3% during the Great RecessionCanada since the end of the Great RecessionCanada's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 26.8% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Canada
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Canada is 6.39 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 68.
Canada compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Canada is similar to that of Thailand, Turkey, Fiji, Paraguay, Australia, Ukraine, Estonia, Uruguay, Ecuador, Brazil with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 7.02, 6.83, 6.62, 6.49, 6.45, 6.38, 6.24, 6.20, 5.96, 5.67 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73.10 years growthCanada's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 1.59 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageCanada had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 6.59 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Canada during the Great RecessionCanada's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 10.5% during the Great RecessionCanada since the end of the Great RecessionCanada's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 12.6% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Canada
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Canada is 0.34 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 136.
Canada compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Canada is similar to that of Central African Republic, China, Barbados, New Zealand, Guyana, Equatorial Guinea, South Africa, Uganda, Sweden, Ethiopia with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.38, 0.38, 0.37, 0.36, 0.36, 0.34, 0.33, 0.32, 0.32, 0.32 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141.10 years declineCanada's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 25.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageCanada had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.35 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Canada during the Great RecessionCanada's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 1.74% during the Great RecessionCanada since the end of the Great RecessionCanada's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 2.40% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Canada
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators