Military - China



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)2.05328265026878
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.379999665630765
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)16.08314389
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of China is 2.05 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 55.
China compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of China is similar to that of Portugal, Tajikistan, Uganda, Lesotho, Iran, Botswana, Guinea-Bissau, Tunisia, Chad, Chile with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.17, 2.17, 2.16, 2.15, 2.11, 2.02, 2.02, 2.01, 1.99, 1.96 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60.Last 10 years averageChina had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.07 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
China during the Great RecessionChina's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 7.25% during the Great RecessionChina since the end of the Great RecessionChina's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 8.38% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of China
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of China is 16.1 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 14.
China compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of China is similar to that of Pakistan, United States, Uganda, Armenia, Zimbabwe, Tajikistan, India, Russia, Israel, Lebanon with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 18.5, 17.6, 17.2, 16.8, 16.2, 15.8, 15.7, 15.3, 15.0, 14.9 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19.
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of China
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of China is 0.38 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 132.
China compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of China is similar to that of Mauritius, Philippines, Japan, The Bahamas, Central African Republic, Barbados, New Zealand, Guyana, Canada, Equatorial Guinea with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.41, 0.40, 0.40, 0.39, 0.38, 0.37, 0.36, 0.36, 0.34, 0.34 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137.10 years declineChina's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 20.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageChina had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.45 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
China during the Great RecessionChina's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 19.4% during the Great RecessionChina since the end of the Great RecessionChina's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 0.17% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of China
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators