Military expenditure as a share of GDP, 2005-2010 (table)

Figures are shares (%) of gross domestic product (GDP).
Countrya Income groupb

Military expenditure

Africa

  2005 

 2006

  2007


  2008

  2009

  2010

Angola  Lower Middle 4.5 4.5 4.4
3.7
4.3
4.2
Burundi  Low 6.2
4.9 4.7

3.8 . .
. .
Chad  Low 6.9 . .
5.5

7.1
6.2
2.7
Djibouti  Lower Middle 6.3
6.4
4.1
3.7
. .
. .
Americas
USA  High 4.0
3.9 4.0

4.3
4.8 4.8
Asia
Kyrgyzstan  Low
3.1
3.2 3.4
3.4
3.5 4.4
Singapore  High 4.4
4.0 3.7
3.9
4.1 3.7
Timor Leste  Lower Middle 2.5
5.2
6.6

5.3
6.6
4.9
Europe
Armenia
 Lower Middle
   2.9
  2.9
   3.0

   3.4
   4.2
   4.2
Georgia  Lower Middle 3.3 5.2
9.2

8.5
5.6
 3.9
Russia  Upper Middle 3.7 3.6 3.5
3.5 4.3  3.9
Middle East
Israel  High 8.0
8.1 7.5
7.1 7.0
6.5
Jordan  Lower Middle 4.8
4.8
6.1
5.9
6.0 5.0
Kuwait  High 4.3
3.6
3.6

3.0 3.9 3.6
Lebanon  Upper-middle 4.4
4.5 4.6
3.9 4.1
4.2
Oman  High 11.8 11.0
10.3
7.6 9.6
8.5
Saudi Arabia
 High 8.0 8.3 9.2
8.0
11.0
10.1
Syria  Lower Middle 5.0
4.4 4.1

3.6 4.0
4.1
UAE  High 5.6 5.1
5.0
5.5 7.6 6.9
Yemen  Low 4.3
3.6
4.1

3.9
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a Countries have been selected on the criterion that the share of their military expenditure was known to be at least 4.0% in any of the years 2005–2010.
b Based on GNI per capita in 2008.

Sources:
Military expenditure as a share of GDP: SIPRI military expenditure database
Income group: World Development Indicators 2011.