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Mapped results by country, where dark shades show a higher GMI

The list of countries by Global Militarization Index is based on the 2014 Global Militarization Index of the "Bonn International Center for Conversion.

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Global Militarization Index[edit]

The Global Militarization Index (GMI) depicts the relative weight and importance of the military apparatus of one state in relation to its society as a whole. For this, the GMI uses a number of indicators to represent the degree of militarization of a country:[1]

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Rank Country/Territory GMI Value Military Expenditure Index Score Personnel Index Score Heavy Weapons Index Score
1  "Israel 890 5.86 5.98 3.50
2  "Russia 885 5.82 5.90 3.48
3  "Singapore 868 5.67 6.17 3.21
4  "Armenia 842 5.84 5.88 2.90
5  "Jordan 808 5.60 5.45 3.19
6  "South Korea 801 5.41 5.86 2.88
7  "Cyprus 794 5.25 5.58 3.23
8  "Azerbaijan 786 5.85 5.29 2.82
9  "Kuwait 772 5.76 4.91 3.10
10  "Greece 772 5.24 5.32 3.20
11  "Brunei 769 5.77 5.23 2.71
12  "Belarus 761 4.98 5.63 3.01
13  "Oman 751 6.61 4.15 2.72
14  "Algeria 743 5.90 4.92 2.55
15  "Bahrain 739 5.82 4.36 3.15
16  "Mongolia 738 4.90 5.24 3.17
17  "Saudi Arabia 735 6.49 3.91 2.86
18  "Vietnam 728 5.37 5.39 2.42
19  "Lebanon 728 5.76 4.28 3.13
20  "Morocco 720 5.69 5.02 2.37
21  "Finland 718 4.96 5.15 2.93
22  "Ukraine 716 5.52 4.85 2.65
23  "Turkey 716 5.37 4.93 2.73
24  "United Arab Emirates 713 6.04 3.87 3.06
25  "Estonia 706 5.31 4.84 2.73
26  "Egypt 705 5.21 4.99 2.67
27  "Iran 700 5.35 4.95 2.50
28  "Bulgaria 690 5.09 5.19 2.40
29  "United States 683 5.40 4.39 2.79
30  "Portugal 682 5.14 5.09 2.33
31  "Angola 679 6.01 4.14 2.38
32  "Serbia 677 5.24 4.57 2.68
33  "Yemen 671 5.77 4.10 2.54
34  "Romania 667 5.05 4.62 2.69
35  "Chile 665 5.23 4.65 2.45
36  "Thailand 664 5.19 4.95 2.19
37  "Iraq 664 5.80 3.88 2.64
38  "Norway 658 4.94 4.65 2.64
39  "Myanmar 656 6.07 4.22 1.92
40  "Peru 651 5.08 4.90 2.16
41  "Mauritania 648 5.81 4.16 2.15
42  "Chad 648 6.18 4.02 1.91
43  "Congo, Republic of 647 6.04 3.83 2.23
44  "Namibia 645 5.76 4.08 2.23
45  "Sri Lanka 644 5.58 4.51 1.96
46  "Cambodia 643 5.12 4.58 2.35
47  "Denmark 642 4.90 4.42 2.71
48  "Macedonia 638 4.99 4.24 2.75
49  "Botswana 637 5.31 3.97 2.69
50  "Ecuador 634 5.44 4.59 1.89
51  "Montenegro 634 5.19 4.39 2.34
52  "Malaysia 626 5.21 4.40 2.20
53   "Switzerland 625 4.55 4.48 2.77
54  "Pakistan 619 5.77 3.82 2.14
55  "Kyrgyzstan 618 5.62 3.46 2.62
56  "Guinea-Bissau 616 5.23 4.15 2.30
57  "Colombia 615 5.29 3.73 2.65
58  "Georgia 613 5.60 4.55 1.50
59  "Slovenia 606 5.21 3.93 2.41
60  "France 605 5.01 4.93 1.59
61  "Paraguay 605 4.76 4.27 2.50
62  "Uruguay 601 5.09 3.76 2.63
63  "Lithuania 600 4.70 4.52 2.25
64  "United Kingdom 594 5.24 3.84 2.31
65  "Afghanistan 594 4.72 4.39 2.28
66  "Australia 592 4.92 4.39 2.06
67  "Hungary 592 5.10 3.75 2.50
68  "Poland 591 5.25 3.57 2.51
69  "Gabon 589 5.16 3.88 2.29
70  "Burundi 584 5.23 4.42 1.60
71  "Bolivia 584 5.09 4.14 2.02
72  "Austria 579 4.54 4.46 2.18
73  "South Sudan 578 6.51 0.00 1.45
74  "Croatia 578 5.09 3.53 2.55
75  "Brazil 578 4.98 4.52 1.67
76  "Fiji 577 5.04 4.84 1.28
77  "Tunisia 574 5.20 3.66 2.26
78  "El Salvador 572 4.85 4.39 1.85
79  "Kazakhstan 570 4.98 3.44 2.65
80  "Italy 568 5.01 3.92 2.11
81  "Honduras 565 4.92 4.63 1.45
82  "India 563 5.05 4.11 1.82
83  "Latvia 560 5.50 3.93 1.50
84  "Venezuela 558 5.03 3.78 2.09
85  "Moldova 557 4.05 4.40 2.44
86  "Laos 556 4.17 4.80 1.91
87  "China 550 5.33 3.55 1.92
88    "Nepal 550 5.09 4.11 1.59
89  "Equatorial Guinea 546 5.01 3.44 2.29
90  "Guinea 543 5.76 3.31 1.64
91  "Indonesia 543 4.90 4.39 1.41
92  "Spain 540 4.72 3.74 2.21
93  "Belgium 536 4.71 3.71 2.19
94  "Canada 535 4.71 3.66 2.24
95  "Congo, Democratic Republic of the 534 5.41 3.66 1.51
96  "Slovakia 530 4.79 3.26 2.48
97  "Germany 529 4.84 3.53 2.15
98  "Rwanda 528 4.77 3.98 1.75
99  "Zambia 526 5.27 3.43 1.78
100  "Sweden 523 4.86 2.93 2.66
101  "Netherlands 521 4.81 3.40 2.20
102  "Bosnia and Herzegovina 521 4.80 3.33 2.28
103  "New Zealand 519 4.88 3.49 2.02
104  "Guyana 512 4.94 3.86 1.48
105  "Togo 512 5.07 3.55 1.66
106  "Tanzania 511 4.96 3.85 1.47
107  "Nicaragua 510 4.56 3.26 2.45
108  "Philippines 510 5.02 3.82 1.43
109  "Guatemala 508 4.33 4.38 1.53
110  "South Africa 508 4.86 3.28 2.10
111  "Czech Republic 507 4.84 3.11 2.28
112  "Senegal 505 5.20 3.52 1.48
113  "Japan 505 4.72 3.51 1.96
114  "Ethiopia 504 4.67 3.74 1.77
115  "Argentina 498 4.82 3.16 2.12
116  "Luxembourg 496 4.34 3.25 2.48
117  "Ireland 493 4.32 3.69 2.03
118  "Libya 484 6.09 2.83 0.99
119  "Cote D'Ivoire 483 5.19 3.57 1.14
120  "Mexico 482 4.60 3.80 1.50
121  "Cameroon 481 5.05 3.36 1.46
122  "Bangladesh 474 5.11 3.24 1.44
123  "Mozambique 471 4.85 2.96 1.94
124  "Tajikistan 469 4.89 3.16 1.67
125  "Kenya 465 5.26 2.91 1.50
126  "Dominican Republic 463 4.60 3.79 1.25
127  "Benin 460 4.94 3.32 1.34
128  "Zimbabwe 445 3.51 4.01 1.87
129  "Lesotho 445 5.20 3.38 0.81
130  "Mali 440 5.02 3.14 1.17
131  "Burkina Faso 436 4.99 3.18 1.10
132  "Belize 431 4.92 4.29 0.00
133  "Mauritius 418 4.05 3.25 1.75
134  "Jamaica 413 4.76 3.39 0.82
135  "Niger 410 4.85 3.27 0.80
136  "Ghana 410 4.67 2.99 1.26
137  "Madagascar 406 4.68 3.16 1.04
138  "Nigeria 403 4.39 3.00 1.45
139  "Seychelles 394 5.00 3.71 0.00
140  "Uganda 392 3.23 3.62 1.83
141  "Malawi 379 4.73 3.07 0.71
142  "Timor-Leste 365 4.95 3.38 0.00
143  "Malta 365 4.44 3.88 0.00
144  "Albania 364 4.88 3.43 0.00
145  "Trinidad and Tobago 357 4.77 3.46 0.00
146  "Sierra Leone 357 4.41 3.81 0.00
147  "Cape Verde 350 4.57 3.56 0.00
148  "Gambia 348 5.14 2.96 0.00
149  "Liberia 322 4.55 3.19 0.00
150  "Papua New Guinea 283 4.60 2.62 0.00
151  "Iceland 179 3.46 2.39 0.00
152  "Swaziland 137 5.27 0.00 0.00

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Global Militarization Index" (PDF). 2013 Fact Sheet. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
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