Largest Military Expenditures, 2012

Military expenditure in US dollars, at current prices and exchange rates

Rank Country Spending
level
($ billions)
Change from 2011
(%)
Share 2012 GDP
(%)
1. United States $682 -6.0% 4.4%
2. China 1 166 7.8 2.0
3. Russia 1 90.7 16.0 4.4
4. United Kingdom 60.8 -0.8 2.5
5. Japan 59.3 -0.6 1.0
6. France 58.9 -0.3 2.3
7. Saudi Arabia 56.7 12.0 8.9
8. India 46.1 -0.8 2.5
9. Germany 1 45.8 0.9 1.4
10. Italy1 34.0 -5.2 1.7
  World 1,753 -0.5 2.5
1. SIPRI estimate.
Source: SIPRI Yearbook 2013, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

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