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World’s Biggest Military Spenders -

World’s Biggest Military Spenders -

World’s Biggest Military Spenders Written by DataLeads on 05 January 2018 . Posted in News & Comment Global defence spending rose to 1.69$ trillion in 2016 with the United States at the top of the list The United States' military spending has dominated the world for years, but recent data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) shows China, Russia, Saudi Arabia and India are other four biggest spenders on military. Interestingly when it comes to military spending per person and as a percentage of total government budget, the U.S. falls behind countries like Israel and Saudi Arabia. Global defence spending rose to 1.69$ trillion in 2016 with the United States at the top of the list, as per the SIPRI data. The country’s defence expenditure grew by 1.7 per cent from 2015 taking the annual spending to 611 billion dollars in 2016. Despite the growth th...

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