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See How Russia and Ukraine Military Spending Compares to the World

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5. United Kingdom
> Military spending, 2020: $59.2 billion (2.2% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 149,000 (0.4% of labor force)
>Total population: 67,215,293

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4. Russian Federation
> Military spending, 2020: $61.7 billion (4.3% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 1,454,000 (2.0% of labor force)
>Total population: 144,104,080

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3. India
> Military spending, 2020: $72.9 billion (2.9% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 3,045,000 (0.6% of labor force)
>Total population: 1,380,004,385

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2. China
> Military spending, 2020: $252.3 billion (1.7% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 2,535,000 (0.3% of labor force)
>Total population: 1,410,929,362

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1. United States
> Military spending, 2020: $778.2 billion (3.7% of GDP)
> Military and paramilitary personnel: 1,388,000 (0.8% of labor force)
>Total population: 329,484,123

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