Military - France



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)2.23826760369192
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)1.08111101821466
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)4.7605851062204
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of France is 2.24 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 46.
France compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of France is similar to that of Brunei, Greece, India, Turkey, United Kingdom, Burundi, Guinea, Vietnam, Portugal, Tajikistan with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.56, 2.46, 2.45, 2.33, 2.30, 2.24, 2.23, 2.18, 2.17, 2.17 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51.Last 10 years averageFrance had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.41 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
France during the Great RecessionFrance's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 5.64% during the Great RecessionFrance since the end of the Great RecessionFrance's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 12.3% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of France
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of France is 4.76 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 84.
France compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of France is similar to that of Argentina, Japan, Tunisia, Bulgaria, Tanzania, Germany, Croatia, Panama, Portugal, Greece with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 5.23, 5.17, 5.09, 4.91, 4.84, 4.65, 4.62, 4.59, 4.45, 4.41 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89.10 years declineFrance's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 11.1 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageFrance had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 5.23 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
France during the Great RecessionFrance's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 0.61% during the Great RecessionFrance since the end of the Great RecessionFrance's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 10.2% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of France
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of France is 1.08 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 64.
France compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of France is similar to that of Peru, Thailand, Malta, Burundi, Gabon, Nepal, Malaysia, Croatia, Botswana, Fiji with a respective Armed forces personnel of 1.19, 1.15, 1.14, 1.12, 1.10, 1.07, 1.05, 1.05, 1.03, 1.02 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69.10 years declineFrance's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 15.4 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageFrance had an average Armed forces personnel of 1.20 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
France during the Great RecessionFrance's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 5.78% during the Great RecessionFrance since the end of the Great RecessionFrance's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 6.18% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of France
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators