Military expenditure by country map
Military expenditure by country map
Military spending 1962-2015 (inflation-adjusted 2011 dollars)
Military spending 1962-2015 (inflation-adjusted 2011 dollars)
Per-capita military spending 1962-2015 (inflation-adjusted 2011 dollars)
Per-capita military spending 1962-2015 (inflation-adjusted 2011 dollars)
Military expenditure as percent of GDP
Military expenditure as percent of GDP
SIPRI Yearbook 2012 ? World?s top 15 military spenders
SIPRI Yearbook 2012 ? World?s top 15 military spenders
U.S. Federal Spending ? FY 2010
U.S. Federal Spending ? FY 2010

The 2009 U.S. military budget accounts for approximately 40% of global arms spending. The 2012 budget is 6-7 times larger than the $106 billion of the military budget of China, and is more than the next twenty largest military spenders combined. The United States and its close allies are responsible for two-thirds to three-quarters of the world?s military spending (of which, in turn, the U.S. is responsible for the majority).

In 2005, the United States spent 4.06% of its GDP on its military (considering only basic Department of Defense budget spending), more than France?s 2.6% and less than Saudi Arabia?s 10%. information 2006 This is historically low for the United States since it peaked in 1944 at 37.8% of GDP (it reached the lowest point of 3.0% in 1999?2001). Even during the peak of the Vietnam War the percentage reached a high of 9.4% in 1968. Countries such as Canada and Germany spend only 1.4% of GDP on their military.

The source:
Wikipedia: Military budget of the United States

Wikipedia: List of countries by military expenditures

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