Military - United Kingdom



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)2.29640552104233
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.518586330291205
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)5.31439929392011
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of United Kingdom is 2.30 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 45.
United Kingdom compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of United Kingdom is similar to that of Central African Republic, Brunei, Greece, India, Turkey, France, Burundi, Guinea, Vietnam, Portugal with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.60, 2.56, 2.46, 2.45, 2.33, 2.24, 2.24, 2.23, 2.18, 2.17 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50.Last 10 years averageUnited Kingdom had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.42 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
United Kingdom during the Great RecessionUnited Kingdom's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 13.3% during the Great RecessionUnited Kingdom since the end of the Great RecessionUnited Kingdom's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 12.5% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of United Kingdom
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of United Kingdom is 5.31 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 78.
United Kingdom compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of United Kingdom is similar to that of Brazil, Venezuela, El Salvador, Egypt, Poland, Argentina, Japan, Tunisia, Bulgaria, Tanzania with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 5.67, 5.63, 5.57, 5.52, 5.38, 5.23, 5.17, 5.09, 4.91, 4.84 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83.10 years declineUnited Kingdom's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 20.9 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageUnited Kingdom had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 5.94 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
United Kingdom during the Great RecessionUnited Kingdom's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 1.88% during the Great RecessionUnited Kingdom since the end of the Great RecessionUnited Kingdom's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 7.45% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of United Kingdom
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of United Kingdom is 0.52 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 114.
United Kingdom compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of United Kingdom is similar to that of Indonesia, India, Argentina, Uzbekistan, Austria, Cape Verde, Latvia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Netherlands with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.57, 0.56, 0.55, 0.52, 0.52, 0.52, 0.51, 0.51, 0.49, 0.48 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119.10 years declineUnited Kingdom's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 28.6 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageUnited Kingdom had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.59 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
United Kingdom during the Great RecessionUnited Kingdom's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 3.59% during the Great RecessionUnited Kingdom since the end of the Great RecessionUnited Kingdom's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 7.24% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of United Kingdom
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators