Military - Jordan



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)3.55950963457378
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)13.6460357109816
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)6.7195034897785
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Jordan is 3.56 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 22.
Jordan compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Jordan is similar to that of Morocco, United States, Bahrain, Libya, Djibouti, Mauritania, Iraq, Colombia, Pakistan, Cuba with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 3.90, 3.81, 3.77, 3.65, 3.63, 3.56, 3.54, 3.44, 3.39, 3.29 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27.Last 10 years averageJordan had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 5.11 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Jordan during the Great RecessionJordan's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 26.6% during the Great RecessionJordan since the end of the Great RecessionJordan's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 39.6% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Jordan
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Jordan is 13.6 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 25.
Jordan compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Jordan is similar to that of Central African Republic, Algeria, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyz Republic, Angola, Korea, Bahrain, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Colombia with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 14.8, 14.6, 14.5, 14.0, 13.8, 13.6, 13.6, 13.2, 13.0, 12.6 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30.10 years declineJordan's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 29.2 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageJordan had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 17.4 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Jordan during the Great RecessionJordan's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 37.8% during the Great RecessionJordan since the end of the Great RecessionJordan's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 30.3% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Jordan
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Jordan is 6.72 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 4.
Jordan compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Jordan is similar to that of Iraq, North Korea, Eritrea, Maldives, West Bank and Gaza, Israel, Lebanon, Singapore, Montenegro, Brunei with a respective Armed forces personnel of 9.81, 9.14, 6.83, 5.71, 5.69, 5.05, 4.89, 4.88, 4.84, 4.70 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.10 years declineJordan's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 23.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageJordan had an average Armed forces personnel of 7.55 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Jordan during the Great RecessionJordan's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 14.4% during the Great RecessionJordan since the end of the Great RecessionJordan's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 0.65% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Jordan
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators