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See How Russia and Ukraine Military Spending Compares to the World

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30. Oman
> Military spending, 2020: $6.7 billion (10.9% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 47,000 (1.7% of labor force)
>Total population: 5,106,622

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29. Kuwait
> Military spending, 2020: $6.9 billion (6.5% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 25,000 (1.0% of labor force)
>Total population: 4,270,563

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28. Iraq
> Military spending, 2020: $7.0 billion (4.1% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 341,000 (3.3% of labor force)
>Total population: 40,222,503

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27. Norway
> Military spending, 2020: $7.1 billion (1.9% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 23,000 (0.8% of labor force)
>Total population: 5,379,475

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26. Thailand
> Military spending, 2020: $7.3 billion (1.5% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 455,000 (1.2% of labor force)
>Total population: 69,799,978

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