2007 top 10 countries by military expenditure PPP
This pictorial bar chart sample shows visual comarison of top ten countries by military expenditure for 2007 by purchasing power parity (PPP) at constant (2005) prices and exchange rates.
It was designed on the base of the Wikimedia Commons file: 2007 top 10 countries by military expenditure PPP.svg.
"A military budget (or military expenditure), also known as a defense budget, is the amount of financial resources dedicated by an entity (most often a nation or a state), to raising and maintaining an armed forces. Military budgets often reflect how strongly an entity perceives the likelihood of threats against it, or the amount of aggression it wishes to employ. It also gives an idea of how much financing should be provided for the upcoming year. The size of a budget also reflects the entity's ability to fund military activities. Factors include the size of that entity's economy, other financial demands on that entity, and the willingness of that entity's government or people to fund such military activity. Generally excluded from military expenditures is spending on internal law enforcement and disabled veteran rehabilitation." [Military budget. Wikipedia]
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