GNP per capita
Defense expenditures as percentage of GNP
GNP (US$)
1993 % 1994 % 1995 %
Belgium 19,656 1.8 20,059 1.7 20,564 1.7
Canada 19,971 1.9 20,635 1.8 21,309 1.6
Denmark 25,805 2.0 26,888 1.9 27,906 1.8
France 20,824 3.4 21,259 3.3 21,776 3.1
Germany 21,159 1.9 21,615 1.8 22,106 1.7
Greece 8,165 4.5 8,226 4.5 8,317 4.6
Italy 19,331 2.1 19,679 2.0 20,135 1.9
Luxembourg 28,872 0.9 29,575 0.9 30,413 0.8
Netherlands 19,256 2.3 19,069 2.2 20,084 2.1
Norway 26,548 3.1 27,754 3.1 28,934 2.9
Portugal 7,016 2.6 7,113 2.5 7,319 2.7
Spain 12,794 1.7 13,024 1.5 13,375 1.5
Turkey 2,860 3.9 2,653 4.0 2,710 3.9
United Kingdom 16,791 3.6 17,376 3.3 17,912 3.1
United States 22,353 4.8 23,058 4.3 23,581 4.0

 
Specifications of expenditures
%Personnel %Material %Infrastruct. %Operations
1993 1994 1995 1993 1994 1995 1993 1994 1995 1993 1994 1995
Belgium 69.6 69.3 69.7 7.0 7.8 6.5 2.9 2.6 3.9 20.5 20.3 19.9
Canada 47.7 51.4 48.1 19.2 17.4 19.4 3.1 2.5 2.3 29.9 28.7 30.1
Denmark 56.8 58.7 59.9 14.6 15.9 14.5 2.5 2.7 2.5 26.1 22.8 23.1
Germany 59.4 60.8 61.2 11.1 10.9 11.0 4.6 4.7 5.3 24.9 23.6 22.5
Greece 62.2 63.0 63.3 24.7 24.4 19.8 2.6 0.6 1.9 10.5 12.0 14.9
Italy 62.9 65.5 64.9 17.2 15.5 15.7 2.5 1.9 2.0 17.4 17.0 17.3
Luxembourg 77.3 78.2 79.6 2.8 2.1 4.3 11.8 9.4 5.8 8.2 10.3 10.4
Netherlands 59.4 58.3 58.6 14.0 16.8 15.1 4.6 4.1 3.5 22.0 20.9 22.7
Norway 36.0 34.9 34.9 27.6 28.5 25.3 8.2 8.8 12.4 28.2 27.8 27.5
Portugal 79.8 78.8 69.7 7.2 4.2 13.5 ? 0.7 0.9 14.5 16.4 15.8
Spain 62.3 66.2 66.5 3.5 12.2 14.1 0.9 0.9 0.7 23.2 20.7 18.6
Turkey 54.4 51.0 43.0 22.9 29.3 37.7 2.9 2.6 2.5 19.7 17.1 16.8
United Kingdom 43.5 41.4 40.9 26.0 24.9 28.2 6.8 8.8 8.8 23.7 25.0 22.1
United States 38.8 39.0 39.4 22.0 29.2 27.7 1.6 1.7 2.0 37.6 30.1 30.9

Note: Data of France not available.

 
Armed forces
Personnel
×1000
%Population
1993 1994 1995 1993 1994 1995
Belgium 70 53 46 1.8 1.4 1.2
Canada 76 75 71 0.8 0.7 0.7
Denmark 27 28 28 1.3 1.3 1.3
France 506 506 504 2.4 2.4 2.4
Germany 398 362 350 1.5 1.4 1.3
Greece 213 206 212 5.8 5.5 5.6
Italy 450 436 435 2.2 2.2 2.1
Luxembourg - - - 0.8 0.9 0.9
Netherlands 86 77 72 1.7 1.5 1.4
Norway 12 12 12 1.0 1.0 1.0
Portugal 68 122 121 1.8 3.0 2.9
Spain 204 213 210 1.6 1.7 1.6
Turkey 686 811 807 3.7 4.2 4.1
United Kingdom 271 257 236 1.4 1.4 1.3
United States 1815 1715 1626 2.2 2.0 1.9

Note: Iceland does not own armed forces.

[Sources: Encyclopædia Britannica, NATO Review]