Biggest military spenders
Global military spending in 2016 was $1.69 trillion.
The 10 countries with the highest military spending accounted for nearly three quarters (73%) of this total. These countries are the USA, China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, India, France, UK, Japan, Germany and South Korea.
US military spending in 2016 was $611 billion—nearly 3 times as much as China’s military spending, which was the second highest in 2016 at $215 billion. US military spending is larger than the next 8 biggest military spenders combined.