Military - Greece



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)2.45638337868049
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)2.9236267733974
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)4.40714935332242
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Greece is 2.46 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 42.
Greece compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Greece is similar to that of Georgia, Sri Lanka, Korea, Central African Republic, Brunei, India, Turkey, United Kingdom, France, Burundi with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.74, 2.71, 2.60, 2.60, 2.56, 2.45, 2.33, 2.30, 2.24, 2.24 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47.Last 10 years averageGreece had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.77 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Greece during the Great RecessionGreece's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 14.0% during the Great RecessionGreece since the end of the Great RecessionGreece's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 25.9% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Greece
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Greece is 4.41 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 89.
Greece compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Greece is similar to that of France, Germany, Croatia, Panama, Portugal, The Gambia, Nicaragua, Switzerland, Dominican Republic, Honduras with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 4.76, 4.65, 4.62, 4.59, 4.45, 4.37, 4.37, 4.33, 4.30, 4.28 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94.10 years declineGreece's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 41.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageGreece had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 6.13 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Greece during the Great RecessionGreece's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 6.05% during the Great RecessionGreece since the end of the Great RecessionGreece's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 30.7% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Greece
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Greece is 2.92 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 19.
Greece compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Greece is similar to that of Lao PDR, Belarus, Armenia, Egypt, Oman, Syrian Arab Republic, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Algeria with a respective Armed forces personnel of 3.89, 3.53, 3.32, 3.07, 2.95, 2.82, 2.68, 2.67, 2.62, 2.60 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24.10 years declineGreece's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 21.6 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageGreece had an average Armed forces personnel of 3.18 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Greece during the Great RecessionGreece's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 12.2% during the Great RecessionGreece since the end of the Great RecessionGreece's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 5.50% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Greece
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators