Military - Lebanon



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)4.36426048470886
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)4.88807230925367
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)14.896472657239
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Lebanon is 4.36 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 12.
Lebanon compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Lebanon is similar to that of Angola, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Sudan, Russia, Syrian Arab Republic, Armenia, Equatorial Guinea, Morocco with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 5.01, 4.96, 4.95, 4.68, 4.37, 4.19, 4.10, 4.10, 3.96, 3.90 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17.Last 10 years averageLebanon had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 4.36 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Lebanon during the Great RecessionLebanon's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 12.3% during the Great RecessionLebanon since the end of the Great RecessionLebanon's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 7.53% since the end of the Great RecessionLebanon during the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarLebanon's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 2.38% during the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarLebanon since the end of the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarLebanon's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 5.72% since the end of the 2006 Israel / Lebanon War
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Lebanon
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Lebanon is 14.9 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 19.
Lebanon compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Lebanon is similar to that of China, Tajikistan, India, Russia, Israel, Central African Republic, Algeria, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyz Republic, Angola with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 16.1, 15.8, 15.7, 15.3, 15.0, 14.8, 14.6, 14.5, 14.0, 13.8 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24.10 years declineLebanon's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 10.8 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageLebanon had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 15.3 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Lebanon during the Great RecessionLebanon's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 3.12% during the Great RecessionLebanon since the end of the Great RecessionLebanon's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 6.43% since the end of the Great RecessionLebanon during the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarLebanon's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 13.4% during the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarLebanon since the end of the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarLebanon's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 3.11% since the end of the 2006 Israel / Lebanon War
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Lebanon
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Lebanon is 4.89 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 8.
Lebanon compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Lebanon is similar to that of Eritrea, Jordan, Maldives, West Bank and Gaza, Israel, Singapore, Montenegro, Brunei, Afghanistan, Djibouti with a respective Armed forces personnel of 6.83, 6.72, 5.71, 5.69, 5.05, 4.88, 4.84, 4.70, 4.50, 4.40 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13.10 years declineLebanon's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 34.7 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageLebanon had an average Armed forces personnel of 5.84 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Lebanon during the Great RecessionLebanon's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 3.70% during the Great RecessionLebanon since the end of the Great RecessionLebanon's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.15% since the end of the Great RecessionLebanon during the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarLebanon's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 13.9% during the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarLebanon since the end of the 2006 Israel / Lebanon WarLebanon's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 11.5% since the end of the 2006 Israel / Lebanon War
Armed forces personnel of Lebanon
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators