Sochi2014 Olympics: medals per national military expenditure per GDP

Image

On popular demand (hi, Mark H!) I’ve calculated the outcomes of Olympic medals over each nation’s military spending, as a percentage of GDP.

Turns out the very non-agressive Netherlands wins that category,  Lots of medals, low military spending as fraction of GDP… Wonder what the Dutch do for that performance…? Must be all those coffee-shops… 🙂

The correlation coefficient between Olympic medals and military spending per capita is low, only 0.29.

Advertisements

About swdevperestroika

High tech industry veteran, avid hacker reluctantly transformed to mgmt consultant.
This entry was posted in development. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s