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The U.S. ranks 28th in military expenditures by percent GDP

According to the CIA World Factbook, the United States spends approximately 4.06% of its GDP on the military, which makes the U.S. rank twenty-eighth in that category. Oman ranked first, spending 11.4% of its GDP on the military.

Entry by Chris Skovira.

  1. Adam Traub
    10 March 2010 at 5:07 pm

    Interesting; here’s a cool infographic on how some of that breaks down into goods being purchased…

    http://www.good.is/post/transparency-worldwide-arms-sales/

  2. Mark
    10 March 2010 at 5:35 pm

    Thanks for the heads up, Adam!

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