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Variables: 2012 Military expenditure (% of GDP) (MILEXP_GDP2012)1

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Afghanistan South-Central Asia 3.6
Akrotiri Western Asia
Albania Southern Europe 1.5
Algeria Northern Africa 4.6
American Samoa Polynesia
Andorra Southern Europe
Angola Middle Africa 3.6
Anguilla Caribbean
Antarctica Antarctica
Antigua and Barbuda Caribbean
Argentina South America 0.8
Armenia Western Asia 3.8
Aruba Caribbean
Australia Australia/New Zealand 1.7
Austria Western Europe 0.8
Azerbaijan Western Asia 4.7
Bahamas, The Caribbean
Bahrain Western Asia 3.1
Bangladesh South-Central Asia 1.2
Barbados Caribbean
Belarus Eastern Europe 1.2
Belgium Western Europe 1.0
Belize Central America 1.0
Benin Western Africa 1.0
Bermuda Northern America
Bhutan South-Central Asia
Bolivia South America 1.5
Bosnia and Herzegovina Southern Europe 1.2
Botswana Southern Africa 2.3
Bougainville Melanesia
Brazil South America 1.5
British Indian Ocean Territory Eastern Africa
British Virgin Islands Caribbean
Brunei South-Eastern Asia 2.4
Bulgaria Eastern Europe 1.5
Burkina Faso Western Africa 1.4
Burma (Myanmar) South-Eastern Asia
Burundi Eastern Africa 2.4
Cambodia South-Eastern Asia 1.6
Cameroon Middle Africa 1.3
Canada Northern America 1.1
Cape Verde Western Africa
Caribbean Netherlands Caribbean
Cayman Islands Caribbean
Central African Republic Middle Africa
Chad Middle Africa
Channel Islands Northern Europe
Chile South America 2.1
China Eastern Asia 2.0
China-Tibet Eastern Asia
Christmas Island Australia/New Zealand
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Australia/New Zealand
Colombia South America 3.2
Comoros Eastern Africa
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Middle Africa 1.1
Congo, Republic of the Middle Africa
Cook Islands Polynesia
Costa Rica Central America
Cote d'Ivoire Western Africa 1.5
Croatia Southern Europe 1.7
Cuba Caribbean
Curacao Caribbean
Cyprus Western Asia 1.8
Czech Republic Eastern Europe 1.1
Denmark Northern Europe 1.4
Dhekelia Western Asia
Djibouti Eastern Africa
Dominica Caribbean
Dominican Republic Caribbean 0.6
Ecuador South America 3.0
Egypt Northern Africa 1.7
El Salvador Central America 1.2
Equatorial Guinea Middle Africa
Eritrea Eastern Africa
Estonia Northern Europe 1.9
Ethiopia Eastern Africa 0.9
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) South America
Faroe Islands Northern Europe
Fiji Melanesia 1.5
Finland Northern Europe 1.2
France Western Europe 2.2
French Guiana South America
French Polynesia Polynesia
Gabon Middle Africa 1.4
Gambia, The Western Africa
Georgia Western Asia 2.9
Germany Western Europe 1.3
Ghana Western Africa 0.3
Gibraltar Southern Europe
Greece Southern Europe 2.4
Greenland Northern America
Grenada Caribbean
Guadeloupe Caribbean
Guam Micronesia (region)
Guatemala Central America 0.5
Guernsey Northern Europe
Guinea Western Africa
Guinea-Bissau Western Africa 1.7
Guyana South America 1.1
Haiti Caribbean
Honduras Central America 1.0
Hong Kong Eastern Asia
Hungary Eastern Europe 1.0
Iceland Northern Europe 0.1
India South-Central Asia 2.5
Indonesia South-Eastern Asia 0.9
Iran South-Central Asia 2.1
Iraq Western Asia 2.8
Ireland Northern Europe 0.5
Isle of Man Northern Europe
Israel Western Asia 5.9
Italy Southern Europe 1.6
Jamaica Caribbean 0.9
Japan Eastern Asia 1.0
Jersey Northern Europe
Jordan Western Asia 4.0
Kazakhstan South-Central Asia 1.2
Kenya Eastern Africa 1.7
Kiribati Micronesia (region)
Korea, (North) Democratic Republic of Eastern Asia
Korea, (South) Republic of Eastern Asia 2.6
Kosovo Southern Europe
Kuwait Western Asia 3.4
Kyrgyzstan South-Central Asia 3.2
Laos South-Eastern Asia 0.2
Latvia Northern Europe 0.9
Lebanon Western Asia 4.1
Lesotho Southern Africa 2.3
Liberia Western Africa 0.8
Libya Northern Africa 3.7
Liechtenstein Western Europe
Lithuania Northern Europe 0.8
Luxembourg Western Europe 0.5
Macau Eastern Asia
Macedonia Southern Europe 1.3
Madagascar Eastern Africa 0.7
Malawi Eastern Africa 1.3
Malaysia South-Eastern Asia 1.5
Maldives South-Central Asia
Mali Western Africa 1.4
Malta Southern Europe 0.6
Marshall Islands Micronesia (region)
Martinique Caribbean
Mauritania Western Africa
Mauritius Eastern Africa 0.1
Mayotte Eastern Africa
Mexico Central America 0.6
Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia (region)
Moldova Eastern Europe 0.3
Monaco Western Europe
Mongolia Eastern Asia 1.1
Montenegro Southern Europe 1.7
Montserrat Caribbean
Morocco Northern Africa 3.6
Mozambique Eastern Africa
Namibia Southern Africa 3.2
Nauru Micronesia (region)
Nepal South-Central Asia 1.4
Netherlands Western Europe 1.3
New Caledonia Melanesia
New Zealand Australia/New Zealand 1.0
Nicaragua Central America 0.7
Niger Western Africa 1.1
Nigeria Western Africa 0.5
Niue Polynesia
Norfolk Island Australia/New Zealand
Northern Cyprus Western Asia
Northern Mariana Islands Micronesia (region)
Norway Northern Europe 1.4
Occupied Palestinian Territories Western Asia
Oman Western Asia 15.9
Pakistan South-Central Asia 3.5
Palau Micronesia (region)
Panama Central America
Papua New Guinea Melanesia 0.6
Paraguay South America 1.4
Peru South America 1.3
Philippines South-Eastern Asia 1.2
Pitcairn Islands Polynesia
Poland Eastern Europe 1.8
Portugal Southern Europe 1.9
Puerto Rico Caribbean
Qatar Western Asia
Reunion Eastern Africa
Romania Eastern Europe 1.4
Russia Eastern Europe 4.0
Rwanda Eastern Africa 1.1
Saint Barthelemy Caribbean
Saint Helena Western Africa
Saint Kitts and Nevis Caribbean
Saint Lucia Caribbean
Saint Martin Caribbean
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Northern America
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Caribbean
Samoa Polynesia
San Marino Southern Europe
Sao Tome and Principe Middle Africa
Saudi Arabia Western Asia 7.7
Senegal Western Africa
Serbia Southern Europe 2.1
Seychelles Eastern Africa 0.9
Sierra Leone Western Africa 0.0
Singapore South-Eastern Asia 3.3
Sint Maarten Caribbean
Slovakia Eastern Europe 1.1
Slovenia Southern Europe 1.2
Solomon Islands Melanesia
Somalia Eastern Africa
Somaliland Eastern Africa
South Africa Southern Africa 1.2
South Sudan Eastern Africa
Spain Southern Europe 1.0
Spanish North Africa Northern Africa
Sri Lanka South-Central Asia 2.6
Sudan Northern Africa
Suriname South America
Svalbard Northern Europe
Swaziland Southern Africa 2.9
Sweden Northern Europe 1.2
Switzerland Western Europe 0.7
Syria Western Asia
Taiwan Eastern Asia
Tajikistan South-Central Asia
Tanzania Eastern Africa 1.2
Thailand South-Eastern Asia 1.5
Timor-Leste South-Eastern Asia 2.4
Togo Western Africa
Tokelau Polynesia
Tonga Polynesia
Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean
Tunisia Northern Africa 1.8
Turkey Western Asia 2.3
Turkmenistan South-Central Asia
Turks and Caicos Islands Caribbean
Tuvalu Polynesia
Uganda Eastern Africa 2.5
Ukraine Eastern Europe 2.6
United Arab Emirates Western Asia 5.0
United Kingdom Northern Europe 2.2
United States (General) Northern America 4.2
Uruguay South America 1.9
Uzbekistan South-Central Asia
Vanuatu Melanesia
Vatican City Southern Europe
Venezuela South America 1.3
Vietnam South-Eastern Asia 2.2
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Caribbean
Wallis and Futuna Polynesia
Western Sahara Northern Africa
Yemen Western Asia 4.5
Zambia Eastern Africa 1.3
Zimbabwe Eastern Africa 2.6


1 Relying on agencies from each country, as well as a synthesis of data from United Nations divisions, Eurostate Demographic statistics, the U.S. Census international database, and its own data collection, the World Bank's Open Data site offers free and open access to data about development in countries around the globe.

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