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Defense Spending by Country

Going to war is never a decision to be taken lightly, especially when considering the overall cost of such ventures.

Defense Spending by Country

Going to war is never a decision to be taken lightly, especially when considering the overall cost of such ventures.

OVERVIEW



The Defense Spending Budget value indicates funds allotted to the maintenance and strengthening of a standing military. Not all included nations have the luxury of a large spending budget and therefore must rely on affiliations and regional alliances to maintain a capable fighting force.

The data presented below is through 2018. Values presented in $USD.


1
National Flag Graphic
647,000,000,000
United States
USA
2
National Flag Graphic
151,000,000,000
China
CHN
3
National Flag Graphic
56,725,000,000
Saudi Arabia
SAR
4
National Flag Graphic
50,000,000,000
United Kingdom
UKD
5
National Flag Graphic
47,000,000,000
India
IND
6
National Flag Graphic
47,000,000,000
Russia
RUS
7
National Flag Graphic
45,200,000,000
Germany
GER
8
National Flag Graphic
44,000,000,000
Japan
JPN
9
National Flag Graphic
40,000,000,000
France
FRA
10
National Flag Graphic
40,000,000,000
South Korea
SKO
11
National Flag Graphic
37,700,000,000
Italy
ITA
12
National Flag Graphic
29,300,000,000
Brazil
BRA
13
National Flag Graphic
26,300,000,000
Australia
AUS
14
National Flag Graphic
20,000,000,000
Israel
ISR
15
National Flag Graphic
16,400,000,000
Canada
CAN
16
National Flag Graphic
14,375,000,000
United Arab Emirates
UAE
17
National Flag Graphic
12,145,000,000
Colombia
COL
18
National Flag Graphic
11,600,000,000
Spain
SPA
19
National Flag Graphic
11,500,000,000
Afghanistan
AFG
20
National Flag Graphic
10,725,000,000
Taiwan
TAI
21
National Flag Graphic
10,570,000,000
Algeria
ALG
22
National Flag Graphic
10,200,000,000
Turkey
TUR
23
National Flag Graphic
9,840,000,000
Netherlands
NET
24
National Flag Graphic
9,700,000,000
Singapore
SIN
25
National Flag Graphic
9,360,000,000
Poland
POL
26
National Flag Graphic
7,500,000,000
North Korea
NKO
27
National Flag Graphic
7,000,000,000
Norway
NOR
28
National Flag Graphic
7,000,000,000
Pakistan
PAK
29
National Flag Graphic
7,000,000,000
Mexico
MEX
30
National Flag Graphic
6,900,000,000
Indonesia
INO
31
National Flag Graphic
6,715,000,000
Oman
OMA
32
National Flag Graphic
6,540,000,000
Greece
GRE
33
National Flag Graphic
6,300,000,000
Iran
IRN
34
National Flag Graphic
6,215,000,000
Sweden
SWE
35
National Flag Graphic
6,055,000,000
Iraq
IRQ
36
National Flag Graphic
5,483,000,000
Chile
CHI
37
National Flag Graphic
5,390,000,000
Thailand
THA
38
National Flag Graphic
5,200,000,000
Kuwait
KUW
39
National Flag Graphic
5,085,000,000
Belgium
BEL
40
National Flag Graphic
4,880,000,000
Ukraine
UKR
41
National Flag Graphic
4,830,000,000
Switzerland
SWI
42
National Flag Graphic
4,700,000,000
Malaysia
MLY
43
National Flag Graphic
4,610,000,000
South Africa
SAF
44
National Flag Graphic
4,440,000,000
Denmark
DEN
45
National Flag Graphic
4,400,000,000
Egypt
EGP
46
National Flag Graphic
4,330,000,000
Argentina
ARG
47
National Flag Graphic
4,150,000,000
Angola
ANG
48
National Flag Graphic
4,000,000,000
Venezuela
VEN
49
National Flag Graphic
3,800,000,000
Portugal
POR
50
National Flag Graphic
3,660,000,000
Finland
FIN
51
National Flag Graphic
3,400,000,000
Morocco
MOR
52
National Flag Graphic
3,365,000,000
Vietnam
VTN
53
National Flag Graphic
3,220,000,000
Austria
AST
54
National Flag Graphic
3,000,000,000
Libya
LBY
55
National Flag Graphic
3,000,000,000
Philippines
PHI
56
National Flag Graphic
2,596,470,000
Czech Republic
CZR
57
National Flag Graphic
2,560,000,000
Peru
PER
58
National Flag Graphic
2,470,000,000
Sudan
SUD
59
National Flag Graphic
2,435,000,000
Kazakhstan
KAZ
60
National Flag Graphic
2,400,000,000
Ecuador
ECU
61
National Flag Graphic
2,400,000,000
Myanmar
MYA
62
National Flag Graphic
2,330,000,000
Nigeria
NIG
63
National Flag Graphic
2,190,000,000
Romania
ROM
64
National Flag Graphic
1,930,000,000
Qatar
QTR
65
National Flag Graphic
1,872,000,000
Syria
SYR
66
National Flag Graphic
1,870,000,000
New Zealand
NWZ
67
National Flag Graphic
1,735,000,000
Lebanon
LEB
68
National Flag Graphic
1,600,000,000
Azerbaijan
AZR
69
National Flag Graphic
1,590,000,000
Bangladesh
BAN
70
National Flag Graphic
1,500,000,000
Jordan
JOR
71
National Flag Graphic
1,500,000,000
Sri Lanka
SRL
72
National Flag Graphic
1,440,000,000
Yemen
YEM
73
National Flag Graphic
1,165,093,600
Ireland
IRE
74
National Flag Graphic
1,040,000,000
Hungary
HUN
75
National Flag Graphic
1,025,000,000
Slovakia
SLK
76
National Flag Graphic
958,000,000
Croatia
CRO
77
National Flag Graphic
830,000,000
Serbia
SER
78
National Flag Graphic
790,000,000
Slovenia
SLV
79
National Flag Graphic
730,000,000
Bahrain
BAH
80
National Flag Graphic
725,000,000
Belarus
BLR
81
National Flag Graphic
700,000,000
Bulgaria
BUL
82
National Flag Graphic
700,000,000
Cuba
CUB
83
National Flag Graphic
595,000,000
Kenya
KEN
84
National Flag Graphic
550,000,000
Tunisia
TUN
85
National Flag Graphic
545,000,000
South Sudan
SSU
86
National Flag Graphic
512,000,000
Armenia
ARM
87
National Flag Graphic
490,000,000
Uruguay
URU
88
National Flag Graphic
470,000,000
Botswana
BOT
89
National Flag Graphic
440,000,000
Ivory Coast
IVC
90
National Flag Graphic
430,000,000
Lithuania
LIT
91
National Flag Graphic
380,000,000
Georgia
GEO
92
National Flag Graphic
370,000,000
Cameroon
CAM
93
National Flag Graphic
340,000,000
Ethiopia
ETH
94
National Flag Graphic
335,000,000
Estonia
EST
95
National Flag Graphic
315,000,000
Bolivia
BOL
96
National Flag Graphic
280,000,000
Latvia
LAT
97
National Flag Graphic
280,000,000
Uganda
UGA
98
National Flag Graphic
250,000,000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
99
National Flag Graphic
245,000,000
Zambia
ZAM
100
National Flag Graphic
240,000,000
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
101
National Flag Graphic
220,000,000
Tanzania
TAN
102
National Flag Graphic
210,000,000
Nepal
NEP
103
National Flag Graphic
210,000,000
Guatemala
GUA
104
National Flag Graphic
205,000,000
Honduras
HON
105
National Flag Graphic
200,000,000
Turkmenistan
TKM
106
National Flag Graphic
192,000,000
Cambodia
CMB
107
National Flag Graphic
165,000,000
El Salvador
ESL
108
National Flag Graphic
162,000,000
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
109
National Flag Graphic
145,000,000
Paraguay
PAR
110
National Flag Graphic
145,000,000
Panama
PAN
111
National Flag Graphic
138,400,000
Albania
ALB
112
National Flag Graphic
135,300,000
Republic of the Congo
ROC
113
National Flag Graphic
120,000,000
Ghana
GHA
114
National Flag Graphic
120,000,000
Namibia
NAM
115
National Flag Graphic
120,000,000
Chad
CHD
116
National Flag Graphic
110,850,000
Dominican Republic
DOM
117
National Flag Graphic
108,152,512
Macedonia
MAC
118
National Flag Graphic
95,000,000
Zimbabwe
ZIM
119
National Flag Graphic
86,000,000
Mozambique
MOZ
120
National Flag Graphic
85,000,000
Niger
NGR
121
National Flag Graphic
83,000,000
Montenegro
MTN
122
National Flag Graphic
81,520,000
Gabon
GAB
123
National Flag Graphic
76,160,000
Mali
MAL
124
National Flag Graphic
75,000,000
Tajikistan
TAJ
125
National Flag Graphic
70,000,000
Uzbekistan
UZB
126
National Flag Graphic
70,000,000
Mongolia
MON
127
National Flag Graphic
67,410,000
Suriname
SUR
128
National Flag Graphic
58,960,000
Somalia
SOM
129
National Flag Graphic
56,000,000
Madagascar
MAD
130
National Flag Graphic
44,200,000
Nicaragua
NIC
131
National Flag Graphic
39,140,500
Mauritania
MAU
132
National Flag Graphic
18,500,000
Laos
LAO
133
National Flag Graphic
18,500,000
Central African Republic
CAR
134
National Flag Graphic
13,040,000
Sierra Leone
SIE
135
National Flag Graphic
10,000,000
Liberia
LIB
136
National Flag Graphic
10,000,000
Bhutan
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