Military - Sweden



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)1.16864049412364
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.316777729069649
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)3.71387507802904
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Sweden is 1.17 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 108.
Sweden compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Sweden is similar to that of Honduras, Macedonia, Venezuela, Slovenia, South Africa, Tanzania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Congo, Slovak Republic, Mongolia with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.24, 1.24, 1.21, 1.19, 1.17, 1.15, 1.13, 1.11, 1.11, 1.11 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113.Last 10 years averageSweden had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.35 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Sweden during the Great RecessionSweden's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 10.7% during the Great RecessionSweden since the end of the Great RecessionSweden's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 6.34% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Sweden
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Sweden is 3.71 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 104.
Sweden compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Sweden is similar to that of Cyprus, Romania, Italy, Trinidad and Tobago, Indonesia, Mexico, Mozambique, Mongolia, South Africa, Guatemala with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 4.12, 4.10, 3.99, 3.97, 3.89, 3.70, 3.68, 3.50, 3.49, 3.44 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109.10 years declineSweden's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 24.5 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageSweden had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 4.18 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Sweden during the Great RecessionSweden's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 11.7% during the Great RecessionSweden since the end of the Great RecessionSweden's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 0.44% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Sweden
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Sweden is 0.32 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 140.
Sweden compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Sweden is similar to that of Guyana, Canada, Equatorial Guinea, South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Senegal, Nigeria, Libya, Togo with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.36, 0.34, 0.34, 0.33, 0.32, 0.32, 0.31, 0.31, 0.30, 0.30 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145.10 years declineSweden's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 80.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageSweden had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.63 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Sweden during the Great RecessionSweden's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 13.3% during the Great RecessionSweden since the end of the Great RecessionSweden's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 28.6% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Sweden
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators