Military - Saudi Arabia



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)8.98946318340101
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)2.39821249376248
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Saudi Arabia is 8.99 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 4.
Saudi Arabia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Saudi Arabia is similar to that of Eritrea, Oman, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Israel, Angola, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Sudan with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 20.87, 11.48, 9.13, 6.24, 5.63, 5.01, 4.96, 4.95, 4.68, 4.37 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.Last 10 years averageSaudi Arabia had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 8.21 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Saudi Arabia during the Great RecessionSaudi Arabia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 22.6% during the Great RecessionSaudi Arabia since the end of the Great RecessionSaudi Arabia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 6.54% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Saudi Arabia
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Saudi Arabia is 2.40 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 26.
Saudi Arabia compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Saudi Arabia is similar to that of Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Algeria, Korea, São Tomé and Principe, Sudan, Cambodia, Turkey, Iran with a respective Armed forces personnel of 2.68, 2.67, 2.62, 2.60, 2.56, 2.38, 2.27, 2.27, 2.27, 2.15 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31.10 years declineSaudi Arabia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 25.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageSaudi Arabia had an average Armed forces personnel of 2.71 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Saudi Arabia during the Great RecessionSaudi Arabia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 5.07% during the Great RecessionSaudi Arabia since the end of the Great RecessionSaudi Arabia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 9.46% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Saudi Arabia
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators