Date Value Value
Dec 31, 2015 3.32% GDP
Dec 31, 2014 3.52% GDP
Dec 31, 2013 3.84% GDP
Dec 31, 2012 4.24% GDP
Dec 31, 2011 4.58% GDP
Dec 31, 2010 4.67% GDP
Dec 31, 2009 4.64% GDP
Dec 31, 2008 4.22% GDP
Dec 31, 2007 3.85% GDP
Dec 31, 2006 3.81% GDP
Dec 31, 2005 3.84% GDP
Dec 31, 2004 3.79% GDP
Dec 31, 2003 3.61% GDP
Dec 31, 2002 3.25% GDP
Dec 31, 2001 2.94% GDP
Dec 31, 2000 2.93% GDP
Dec 31, 1999 2.91% GDP
Dec 31, 1998 3.02% GDP
Dec 31, 1997 3.21% GDP
Dec 31, 1996 3.35% GDP
Dec 31, 1995 3.64% GDP
Dec 31, 1994 3.94% GDP
Dec 31, 1993 4.33% GDP
Dec 31, 1992 4.67% GDP
Dec 31, 1991 4.54% GDP
Dec 31, 1990 5.12% GDP
Dec 31, 1989 5.37% GDP
Dec 31, 1988 5.58% GDP

US Military Spending — percent of American GDP.

Source: World Bank > US > US Military Spending