Date Value Value
Dec 31, 2016 2.22% GDP
Dec 31, 2015 2.27% GDP
Dec 31, 2014 2.26% GDP
Dec 31, 2013 2.30% GDP
Dec 31, 2012 2.37% GDP
Dec 31, 2011 2.40% GDP
Dec 31, 2010 2.51% GDP
Dec 31, 2009 2.62% GDP
Dec 31, 2008 2.38% GDP
Dec 31, 2007 2.32% GDP
Dec 31, 2006 2.35% GDP
Dec 31, 2005 2.38% GDP
Dec 31, 2004 2.39% GDP
Dec 31, 2003 2.39% GDP
Dec 31, 2002 2.33% GDP
Dec 31, 2001 2.22% GDP
Dec 31, 2000 2.18% GDP
Dec 31, 1999 2.19% GDP
Dec 31, 1998 2.24% GDP
Dec 31, 1997 2.30% GDP
Dec 31, 1996 2.30% GDP
Dec 31, 1995 2.37% GDP
Dec 31, 1994 2.56% GDP
Dec 31, 1993 2.74% GDP
Dec 31, 1992 2.91% GDP
Dec 31, 1991 2.96% GDP
Dec 31, 1990 3.20% GDP
Dec 31, 1989 3.31% GDP
Dec 31, 1988 3.42% GDP
Dec 31, 1987 3.67% GDP
Dec 31, 1986 3.79% GDP
Dec 31, 1985 4.09% GDP
Dec 31, 1984 4.04% GDP
Dec 31, 1983 4.07% GDP
Dec 31, 1982 4.24% GDP
Dec 31, 1981 3.74% GDP
Dec 31, 1980 3.47% GDP
Dec 31, 1979 3.44% GDP
Dec 31, 1978 3.50% GDP
Dec 31, 1977 3.67% GDP
Dec 31, 1976 3.58% GDP
Dec 31, 1975 3.72% GDP
Dec 31, 1974 3.71% GDP
Dec 31, 1973 3.68% GDP
Dec 31, 1972 4.07% GDP
Dec 31, 1971 4.30% GDP
Dec 31, 1970 4.76% GDP
Dec 31, 1969 5.29% GDP
Dec 31, 1968 5.68% GDP
Dec 31, 1967 5.79% GDP
Dec 31, 1966 5.36% GDP
Dec 31, 1965 4.99% GDP
Dec 31, 1964 5.23% GDP
Dec 31, 1963 5.66% GDP
Dec 31, 1962 5.98% GDP
Dec 31, 1961 5.98% GDP
Dec 31, 1960 6.01% GDP

World Military Spending — percent of World GDP.

Source: World Bank > World > World Military Spending