Last of the Big Time Spenders

February, 2004

From: Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation


http://64.177.207.201/static/budget/annual/fy05/world.htm

U.S. Military Budget is the World's Largest, and Still Growing

Selected Countries Military Budget
($Billions)
United States 420.7
China*  51.0
Russia*  50.8
Japan  41.4
United Kingdom  41.3
France  34.9
Germany  27.4
Italy  22.3
Saudi Arabia*  22.2
India  16.2
South Korea  14.8
Israel*  9.9
Australia  9.9
Brazil  9.7
Turkey*  9.2
Canada  9.1
Spain  8.5
Netherlands  7.2
Taiwan  6.6
Greece*  6.5
Mexico*  5.6
Sweden  5.2
Iran*  5.1
North Korea*  5.0
Ukraine*  5.0
Singapore  4.7
Norway  4.2
Poland  3.9
Kuwait  3.5
Egypt*  3.3
Portugal*  3.1
Belgium  3.0
Colombia*  3.0
United Arab Emirates*  2.8
Pakistan  2.8
Denmark  2.6
Vietnam  2.3
Czech Republic  1.9
Syria*  1.9
Argentina  1.6
Philippines*  1.6
Hungary  1.4
Cuba*  1.1
Sudan*  0.7
Libya*  0.6
Yugoslavia  0.6
Luxembourg  0.2
Iraq  N/A

Sources: International Institute for Strategic Studies, U.S. Department of Defense

For additional information, contact:
Christopher Hellman
Military Policy Analyst
(202) 546-0795 Ext. 197
chellman@armscontrolcenter.org

 



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