Military - Kuwait



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)3.24237272273521
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)1.35954896662247
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)10.7352656381125
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Kuwait is 3.24 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 30.
Kuwait compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Kuwait is similar to that of Colombia, Pakistan, Cuba, Singapore, Kyrgyz Republic, Namibia, Ecuador, Swaziland, Ukraine, Turkmenistan with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 3.44, 3.39, 3.29, 3.27, 3.24, 3.15, 3.11, 2.96, 2.93, 2.90 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35.Last 10 years averageKuwait had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 4.43 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Kuwait during the Great RecessionKuwait's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 12.2% during the Great RecessionKuwait since the end of the Great RecessionKuwait's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 18.4% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Kuwait
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Kuwait is 10.7 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 35.
Kuwait compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Kuwait is similar to that of Colombia, Cameroon, Guinea, Georgia, Mali, Niger, Ethiopia, Morocco, Namibia, Chile with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 12.6, 12.4, 11.8, 11.4, 10.8, 10.6, 10.3, 10.2, 10.2, 10.1 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40.10 years declineKuwait's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 47.5 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageKuwait had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 13.4 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Kuwait during the Great RecessionKuwait's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 7.65% during the Great RecessionKuwait since the end of the Great RecessionKuwait's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 8.97% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Kuwait
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Kuwait is 1.36 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 50.
Kuwait compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Kuwait is similar to that of Pakistan, Uruguay, Italy, Cuba, Bulgaria, Mongolia, Georgia, Slovenia, Dominican Republic, Chile with a respective Armed forces personnel of 1.49, 1.47, 1.43, 1.42, 1.41, 1.35, 1.35, 1.33, 1.32, 1.25 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55.10 years declineKuwait's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 33.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageKuwait had an average Armed forces personnel of 1.76 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Kuwait during the Great RecessionKuwait's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 16.7% during the Great RecessionKuwait since the end of the Great RecessionKuwait's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 13.6% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Kuwait
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators