Military - Iran



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)2.11403227313689
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)2.15462087532181
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)9.71722016312451
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Iran is 2.11 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 54.
Iran compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Iran is similar to that of Vietnam, Portugal, Tajikistan, Uganda, Lesotho, China, Botswana, Guinea-Bissau, Tunisia, Chad with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.18, 2.17, 2.17, 2.16, 2.15, 2.05, 2.02, 2.02, 2.01, 1.99 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59.Last 10 years averageIran had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.73 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Iran during the Great RecessionIran's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 42.9% during the Great RecessionIran since the end of the Great RecessionIran's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 3.51% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Iran
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Iran is 9.72 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 45.
Iran compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Iran is similar to that of Chile, Togo, Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Afghanistan, Kenya, Zambia with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 10.12, 10.08, 9.93, 9.91, 9.78, 8.97, 8.92, 8.65, 8.52, 8.43 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50.10 years declineIran's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 47.6 (%) in the last 10 years from (1999 to 2009).
Last 10 years averageIran had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 16.0 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (1999 to 2009).
Iran during the Great RecessionIran's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 37.3% during the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Iran
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Iran is 2.15 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 31.
Iran compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Iran is similar to that of Saudi Arabia, São Tomé and Principe, Sudan, Cambodia, Turkey, Cyprus, Morocco, Colombia, Namibia, Russia with a respective Armed forces personnel of 2.40, 2.38, 2.27, 2.27, 2.27, 2.15, 2.08, 1.91, 1.81, 1.77 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36.10 years declineIran's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 15.4 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageIran had an average Armed forces personnel of 2.32 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Iran during the Great RecessionIran's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 2.66% during the Great RecessionIran since the end of the Great RecessionIran's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 6.16% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Iran
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators