(measure: percent; Source: The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Guinea-Bissau: Military spending, percent of GDP
For that indicator, The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute provides data for Guinea-Bissau from 1982 to 2015. The average value for Guinea-Bissau during that period was 1.11 percent with a minimum of 0.01 percent in 1982 and a maximum of 2.63 percent in 2000.
The latest value from 2015 is 1.64 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 148
countries is 1.91 percent.
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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.