Military - United States



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)3.81083923214286
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.940465709644592
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)17.6462301190538
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of United States is 3.81 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 18.
United States compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of United States is similar to that of Russia, Syrian Arab Republic, Armenia, Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, Bahrain, Libya, Djibouti, Jordan, Mauritania with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 4.19, 4.10, 4.10, 3.96, 3.90, 3.77, 3.65, 3.63, 3.56, 3.56 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23.Last 10 years averageUnited States had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 4.08 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
United States during the Great RecessionUnited States's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 21.8% during the Great RecessionUnited States since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 17.8% since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States during the Iraq WarUnited States's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 41.0% during the Iraq WarUnited States since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 16.8% since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States since the start of the War in AfghanistanUnited States's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 30.0% since the start of the War in Afghanistan
Military expenditure as % of GDP of United States
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of United States is 17.6 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 10.
United States compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of United States is similar to that of Burundi, Singapore, Syrian Arab Republic, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Uganda, Armenia, Zimbabwe, China, Tajikistan with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 30.3, 25.6, 22.8, 21.0, 18.5, 17.2, 16.8, 16.2, 16.1, 15.8 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15.10 years growthUnited States's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 7.98 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageUnited States had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 18.1 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
United States during the Great RecessionUnited States's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 2.64% during the Great RecessionUnited States since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 2.47% since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States during the Iraq WarUnited States's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 11.9% during the Iraq WarUnited States since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 3.14% since the end of the Iraq War
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of United States
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of United States is 0.94 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 73.
United States compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of United States is similar to that of Botswana, Fiji, Vietnam, Turkmenistan, Norway, Poland, Ukraine, Swaziland, Finland, Spain with a respective Armed forces personnel of 1.03, 1.02, 0.99, 0.97, 0.96, 0.93, 0.93, 0.93, 0.92, 0.92 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78.10 years declineUnited States's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 10.00 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageUnited States had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.99 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
United States during the Great RecessionUnited States's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 2.29% during the Great RecessionUnited States since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 5.06% since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States during the Iraq WarUnited States's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 2.01% during the Iraq WarUnited States since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 2.52% since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States since the start of the War in AfghanistanUnited States's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 4.88% since the start of the War in Afghanistan
Armed forces personnel of United States
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators