Switzerland: Military spending, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; source: The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute)

Switzerland: Military spending, percent of GDP

: For that indicator, The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute provides data for Switzerland from 2010 to 2012. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 0.73 percent with a minumum of 0.7 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 0.8 percent in 2012. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.