Special Report

Countries Spending the Most on War

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10. Morocco
> 2021 military expenditure as a pct. of GDP: 4.18%
> Total 2021 military expenditure: $5.4 billion — 14th highest on this list
> GDP per capita $3,059 — 21st highest on list
> Population: 36.9 million — 8th largest on list

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9. Armenia
> 2021 military expenditure as a pct. of GDP: 4.44%
> Total 2021 military expenditure: $619.4 million — 20th highest on this list
> GDP per capita $4,266 — 15th highest on list
> Population: 3.0 million — 20th largest on list

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8. Qatar
> 2021 military expenditure as a pct. of GDP: 4.81%
> Total 2021 military expenditure: $11.6 billion — 5th highest on this list
> GDP per capita $50,124 — 3rd highest on list
> Population: 2.9 million — 21st largest on list

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7. Jordan
> 2021 military expenditure as a pct. of GDP: 5.02%
> Total 2021 military expenditure: $2.2 billion — 16th highest on this list
> GDP per capita $4,283 — 14th highest on list
> Population: 10.2 million — 13th largest on list

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6. Israel
> 2021 military expenditure as a pct. of GDP: 5.17%
> Total 2021 military expenditure: $24.3 billion — 4th highest on this list
> GDP per capita $44,178 — 4th highest on list
> Population: 9.2 million — 15th largest on list

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