Djibouti: Military spending, percent of GDP

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 Djibouti

Military spending, percent of GDP

 Latest value 2.63
 Year 2008
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1978 - 2008
 Average 4.54
 Min - Max 0.02 - 7.66
 Source Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
For that indicator, we provide data for Djibouti from 1978 to 2008. The average value for Djibouti during that period was 4.54 percent with a minimum of 0.02 percent in 1978 and a maximum of 7.66 percent in 1983. The latest value from 2008 is 2.63 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2008 based on 149 countries is 1.88 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Djibouti - Military spending, percent of GDP - recent values

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Djibouti - Military spending, percent of GDP - historical chart - 1978-2008




Definition: Military spending includes expenditure on peacekeeping, defense ministries, paramilitary forces, and military space activities. Also: military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions; operations and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid. Defense and current expenditure for past military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and weapon destruction, are not included.


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 Military spending 0.04 2008 billion U.S. dollars
 Military spending, percent of GDP 2.63 2008 percent
 Military spending, percent of government spending 9.11 2008 percent
 Armed forces 13,000 2020 people
 Armed forces, percent of labor force 5.64 2020 percent
 Arms imports 17.00 2022 dollars
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