Military - Korea



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)2.60163396251488
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)2.55962817820337
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)13.5886240481011
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Korea is 2.60 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 39.
Korea compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Korea is similar to that of Ukraine, Turkmenistan, Zimbabwe, Georgia, Sri Lanka, Central African Republic, Brunei, Greece, India, Turkey with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.93, 2.90, 2.78, 2.74, 2.71, 2.60, 2.56, 2.46, 2.45, 2.33 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44.Last 10 years averageKorea had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.52 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Korea during the Great RecessionKorea's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 8.76% during the Great RecessionKorea since the end of the Great RecessionKorea's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 3.87% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Korea
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Korea is 13.6 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 26.
Korea compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Korea is similar to that of Algeria, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyz Republic, Angola, Jordan, Bahrain, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Colombia, Cameroon with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 14.6, 14.5, 14.0, 13.8, 13.6, 13.6, 13.2, 13.0, 12.6, 12.4 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31.10 years declineKorea's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 6.21 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageKorea had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 13.5 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Korea during the Great RecessionKorea's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 3.96% during the Great RecessionKorea since the end of the Great RecessionKorea's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 1.43% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Korea
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Korea is 2.56 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 25.
Korea compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Korea is similar to that of Syrian Arab Republic, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, São Tomé and Principe, Sudan, Cambodia, Turkey with a respective Armed forces personnel of 2.82, 2.68, 2.67, 2.62, 2.60, 2.40, 2.38, 2.27, 2.27, 2.27 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30.10 years declineKorea's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 13.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageKorea had an average Armed forces personnel of 2.80 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Korea during the Great RecessionKorea's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 6.44% during the Great RecessionKorea since the end of the Great RecessionKorea's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 4.39% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Korea
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators