Military - Singapore



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)3.27482424877399
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)25.5997582573508
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)4.88464332341071
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Singapore is 3.27 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 28.
Singapore compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Singapore is similar to that of Mauritania, Iraq, Colombia, Pakistan, Cuba, Kyrgyz Republic, Kuwait, Namibia, Ecuador, Swaziland with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 3.56, 3.54, 3.44, 3.39, 3.29, 3.24, 3.24, 3.15, 3.11, 2.96 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33.Last 10 years averageSingapore had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 3.84 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Singapore during the Great RecessionSingapore's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 0.69% during the Great RecessionSingapore since the end of the Great RecessionSingapore's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 16.4% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Singapore
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Singapore is 25.6 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 6.
Singapore compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Singapore is similar to that of United Arab Emirates, Sudan, Equatorial Guinea, Oman, Burundi, Syrian Arab Republic, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, United States, Uganda with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 119.5, 53.0, 52.2, 44.3, 30.3, 22.8, 21.0, 18.5, 17.6, 17.2 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.10 years declineSingapore's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 16.6 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageSingapore had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 28.8 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Singapore during the Great RecessionSingapore's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 9.66% during the Great RecessionSingapore since the end of the Great RecessionSingapore's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 5.69% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Singapore
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Singapore is 4.88 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 9.
Singapore compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Singapore is similar to that of Jordan, Maldives, West Bank and Gaza, Israel, Lebanon, Montenegro, Brunei, Afghanistan, Djibouti, Lao PDR with a respective Armed forces personnel of 6.72, 5.71, 5.69, 5.05, 4.89, 4.84, 4.70, 4.50, 4.40, 3.89 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14.10 years declineSingapore's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 33.8 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageSingapore had an average Armed forces personnel of 6.48 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Singapore during the Great RecessionSingapore's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 23.8% during the Great RecessionSingapore since the end of the Great RecessionSingapore's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 9.36% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Singapore
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators