A graph that can compare world military expenses at a glance

It is a graph that can compare military expenses of major countries of the world at a glance.

You can easily compare the military expenses of the top 16 countries such as Japan, Germany, Korea, Israel, as well as the permanent members of the United Nations such as the United States, China, Russia, the UK and France.

Details are as follows.
This is the total amount of military expenses from 2003 to 2005. The unit is one billion dollars (about 118 billion yen).
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The first place in the United States is close to 450 billion dollars (about 53 trillion yen), while China in the second place and Russia in the third place are about 50 billion dollars (about 6 trillion yen) respectively. It is exactly the overwhelming difference. Japan is ranked 4th, and it seems that military expenses and military expenses are almost unchanged between Britain in 5th place.

Is it because the American military expenses are so high that there are backgrounds such as the fact that American military industry is flourishing as much?

The following link makes it possible to compare the military expenses of 170 countries around the world. It is based on the data of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the United States.

NationMaster - Statistics> Expenditures> Dollar figure (Latest available) by country

This is the current account comparison. America is the lowest without complaint.

NationMaster - Statistics> Current account balance (Latest available) by country

Perhaps the reason for putting in large amounts of military expenditure until the current account deficit is that because the United States is betting the prestige of the state.

in Note, Posted by darkhorse_log