Military - Turkey



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)2.32710643161413
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)2.26542541957413
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)6.83366839189178
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Turkey is 2.33 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 44.
Turkey compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Turkey is similar to that of Korea, Central African Republic, Brunei, Greece, India, United Kingdom, France, Burundi, Guinea, Vietnam with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.60, 2.60, 2.56, 2.46, 2.45, 2.30, 2.24, 2.24, 2.23, 2.18 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49.Last 10 years averageTurkey had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.51 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Turkey during the Great RecessionTurkey's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 6.31% during the Great RecessionTurkey since the end of the Great RecessionTurkey's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 11.4% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Turkey
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Turkey is 6.83 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 64.
Turkey compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Turkey is similar to that of Congo, Malaysia, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Thailand, Fiji, Paraguay, Australia, Canada, Ukraine with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 7.34, 7.12, 7.06, 7.02, 7.02, 6.62, 6.49, 6.45, 6.39, 6.38 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69.4 years declineTurkey's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 8.11 (%) in the last 4 years from (2008 to 2012).
Last 4 years averageTurkey had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 5.80 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 4 years from (2008 to 2012).
Turkey since the end of the Great RecessionTurkey's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 1.93% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Turkey
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Turkey is 2.27 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 30.
Turkey compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Turkey is similar to that of Korea, Saudi Arabia, São Tomé and Principe, Sudan, Cambodia, Iran, Cyprus, Morocco, Colombia, Namibia with a respective Armed forces personnel of 2.56, 2.40, 2.38, 2.27, 2.27, 2.15, 2.15, 2.08, 1.91, 1.81 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35.10 years declineTurkey's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 23.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageTurkey had an average Armed forces personnel of 2.65 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Turkey during the Great RecessionTurkey's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.35% during the Great RecessionTurkey since the end of the Great RecessionTurkey's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.55% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Turkey
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators