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See How Russia and Ukraine Military Spending Compares to the World

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10. South Korea
> Military spending, 2020: $45.7 billion (2.8% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 613,000 (2.1% of labor force)
>Total population: 51,780,579

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9. Japan
> Military spending, 2020: $49.1 billion (1.0% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 261,000 (0.4% of labor force)
>Total population: 125,836,021

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8. France
> Military spending, 2020: $52.7 billion (2.1% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 304,000 (1.0% of labor force)
>Total population: 67,391,582

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7. Germany
> Military spending, 2020: $52.8 billion (1.4% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 184,000 (0.4% of labor force)
>Total population: 83,240,525

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6. Saudi Arabia
> Military spending, 2020: $57.5 billion (8.4% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 252,000 (1.7% of labor force)
>Total population: 34,813,867

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