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10 countries with the highest military budgets: Find out where India ranks

Updated : 2020-04-29 05:37:47

The global military expenditure in 2019 totalled nearly $1,917 billion, as per Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Here is the list of top ten military spenders:

The global military expenditure in 2019 totalled nearly $2 trillion, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Here is a list of the top ten military spenders from across the world. (Image: AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
The global military expenditure in 2019 totalled nearly $2 trillion, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Here is a list of the top ten military spenders from across the world. (Image: AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
No 10 | South Korea | Military spending: $43.9 billion. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
No 10 | South Korea | Military spending: $43.9 billion. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
No 9 | Japan | Military spending: $47.6 billion. REUTERS/Jason Lee
No 9 | Japan | Military spending: $47.6 billion. REUTERS/Jason Lee
No 8 | United Kingdom| Military spending: $48.7 billion. (Image: Reuters)
No 8 | United Kingdom| Military spending: $48.7 billion. (Image: Reuters)
No 7 | Germany | Military spending: $49.3 billion. (Image: Reuters)
No 7 | Germany | Military spending: $49.3 billion. (Image: Reuters)
No 6 | France | Military spending: $50.1 billion. (Image: Reuters)
No 6 | France | Military spending: $50.1 billion. (Image: Reuters)
No 5 | Saudi Arabia | Military spending: $61.9 billion. (Representative Image: Reuters)
No 5 | Saudi Arabia | Military spending: $61.9 billion. (Representative Image: Reuters)
No 4 | Russia | Military spending: $65.1 billion. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
No 4 | Russia | Military spending: $65.1 billion. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
No 3 | India | Military spending: $71.1 billion. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
No 3 | India | Military spending: $71.1 billion. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
No 2 | China | Military spending: $261 billion. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
No 2 | China | Military spending: $261 billion. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
No 1 | USA | Military spending: $732 billion. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
No 1 | USA | Military spending: $732 billion. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
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