Military - Israel



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)5.62955076899679
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)5.05221443076741
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)15.0285235133784
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Israel is 5.63 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 6.
Israel compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Israel is similar to that of Eritrea, Oman, South Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Angola, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Sudan with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 20.87, 11.48, 9.13, 8.99, 6.24, 5.01, 4.96, 4.95, 4.68, 4.37 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.Last 10 years averageIsrael had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 7.17 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Israel during the Great RecessionIsrael's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 11.7% during the Great RecessionIsrael since the end of the Great RecessionIsrael's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 18.3% since the end of the Great RecessionIsrael during the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarIsrael's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 2.76% during the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarIsrael since the end of the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarIsrael's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 27.9% since the end of the 2006 Israel / Lebanon War
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Israel
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Israel is 15.0 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 18.
Israel compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Israel is similar to that of Zimbabwe, China, Tajikistan, India, Russia, Lebanon, Central African Republic, Algeria, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyz Republic with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 16.2, 16.1, 15.8, 15.7, 15.3, 14.9, 14.8, 14.6, 14.5, 14.0 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23.10 years declineIsrael's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 21.1 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageIsrael had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 17.5 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Israel during the Great RecessionIsrael's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 5.75% during the Great RecessionIsrael since the end of the Great RecessionIsrael's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 13.2% since the end of the Great RecessionIsrael during the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarIsrael's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 4.44% during the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarIsrael since the end of the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarIsrael's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 18.2% since the end of the 2006 Israel / Lebanon War
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Israel
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Israel is 5.05 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 7.
Israel compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Israel is similar to that of North Korea, Eritrea, Jordan, Maldives, West Bank and Gaza, Lebanon, Singapore, Montenegro, Brunei, Afghanistan with a respective Armed forces personnel of 9.14, 6.83, 6.72, 5.71, 5.69, 4.89, 4.88, 4.84, 4.70, 4.50 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.10 years declineIsrael's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 22.7 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageIsrael had an average Armed forces personnel of 6.16 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Israel during the Great RecessionIsrael's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.57% during the Great RecessionIsrael since the end of the Great RecessionIsrael's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 15.2% since the end of the Great RecessionIsrael during the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarIsrael's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 2.33% during the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarIsrael since the end of the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarIsrael's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 22.4% since the end of the 2006 Israel / Lebanon War
Armed forces personnel of Israel
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators