In 2021, we live in a time of relative peace, however, as this map reveals, that does not mean there are no conflicts in the world...
Global military spending is now at a 32-year high. We show countries' military spending by dollars and as a portion of GDP.
Global military spending surpassed $1.9 trillion in 2019, but nearly 75% of this total can be traced to just 10 countries.
The U.S. spends more on defense than the next 7 countries combined. Part of that money goes to supporting 200,000 troops abroad in 177 countries.