Military - Sri Lanka



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)2.70928662753765
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)14.4698355606545
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)2.66600162015464
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Sri Lanka is 2.71 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 38.
Sri Lanka compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Sri Lanka is similar to that of Swaziland, Ukraine, Turkmenistan, Zimbabwe, Georgia, Korea, Central African Republic, Brunei, Greece, India with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.96, 2.93, 2.90, 2.78, 2.74, 2.60, 2.60, 2.56, 2.46, 2.45 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43.Last 10 years averageSri Lanka had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 3.03 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Sri Lanka during the Great RecessionSri Lanka's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 29.4% during the Great RecessionSri Lanka since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 25.1% since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil WarSri Lanka's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 25.1% since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Sri Lanka
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Sri Lanka is 14.5 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 22.
Sri Lanka compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Sri Lanka is similar to that of Russia, Israel, Lebanon, Central African Republic, Algeria, Kyrgyz Republic, Angola, Jordan, Korea, Bahrain with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 15.3, 15.0, 14.9, 14.8, 14.6, 14.0, 13.8, 13.6, 13.6, 13.6 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27.10 years declineSri Lanka's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 3.97 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageSri Lanka had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 15.5 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Sri Lanka during the Great RecessionSri Lanka's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 30.6% during the Great RecessionSri Lanka since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 16.2% since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil WarSri Lanka's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 16.2% since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Sri Lanka
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Sri Lanka is 2.67 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 22.
Sri Lanka compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Sri Lanka is similar to that of Egypt, Oman, Greece, Syrian Arab Republic, Bhutan, Bahrain, Algeria, Korea, Saudi Arabia, São Tomé and Principe with a respective Armed forces personnel of 3.07, 2.95, 2.92, 2.82, 2.68, 2.62, 2.60, 2.56, 2.40, 2.38 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27.10 years declineSri Lanka's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 12.9 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageSri Lanka had an average Armed forces personnel of 2.69 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Sri Lanka during the Great RecessionSri Lanka's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 5.30% during the Great RecessionSri Lanka since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 2.28% since the end of the Great RecessionSri Lanka since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil WarSri Lanka's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 2.28% since the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War
Armed forces personnel of Sri Lanka
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators