G8 and G20 Military Capabilities

Compiled by Susan Khazaeli, G8 and G20 Research Groups
May 25, 2010

Countries

Actual Size
of Military

Military
Expenditure
$a

Military Expenditure
% of GDP (07)

# of Troops Deployed in Afghanistan

Casualties in Afghanistan

Canada

96,350

$19,500,000,000

1.2

2,830

143

France

745,400

$61,571,330,000

2.3

3,750

41

Germany

648,650

$45,930,000,000

1.3

4,665

42

Italy

633,568

$40,050,000,000

1.8

3,300

22

Japan

309,149

$44,300,000,000

0.9

0

NA

Russia

4,004,100

$43,200,000,000

3.5

0

NA

United Kingdom

428,860

$53,148,770,000

2.4

9,500

285

United States

3,296,622

$515,400,000,000

4.0

62,415

1,061

G8 Total

10,162,699

$823,100,100,000

NA

86,460

1,594

Argentina

118,240

$3,000,000,000

0.8

0

NA

Australia

74,300

$22,000,000,000

1.9

1,550

11

Brazil

1,787,600

$24,400,000,000

1.5

0

NA

China

7,024,000

$59,000,000,000

2.0

0

NA

India

3,773,300

$32,350,000,000

2.5

0

NA

Indonesia

923,000

$4,740,000,000

1.2

0

NA

Korea

5,209,000

$25,500,000,000

2.6

0

1

Mexico

517,000

$6,070,000,000

0.4

0

NA

Saudi Arabia

159,000

$31,255,000,000

9.3

0

NA

South Africa

60,000

$3,700,000,000

1.4

0

NA

Turkey

1,042,700

$30,936,000,000

2.1

1,795

2

G20 Total

30,850,839

$1,066,051,100,000

NA

89,805

1,608

a Not all figures are from the same year.

Key Sources: Global Fire Power (2010), www.globalfirepower.com; Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (2009), SIPRI Yearbook 2009: Armaments, Disarmaments and International Security, Oxford University Press; NATO International Security Assistance Force (2010), www.isaf.nato.int; Operation Enduring Freedom (2010), iCasualties, www.icasualties.org/oef.

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