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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 2019. Values presented in $USD. Since not all world powers publish such numbers (due to sensitivity or control of information), estimates are used in these cases. This is particularly apparent with 'hermit' natons such as North Korea.


1
United States
USA
716,000,000,000
2
China
CHN
224,000,000,000
3
Saudi Arabia
SAR
70,000,000,000
4
India
IND
55,200,000,000
5
Germany
GER
49,100,000,000
6
United Kingdom
UKD
47,500,000,000
7
Japan
JPN
47,000,000,000
8
Russia
RUS
44,000,000,000
9
France
FRA
40,500,000,000
10
South Korea
SKO
38,300,000,000
11
Brazil
BRA
29,300,000,000
12
Italy
ITA
29,200,000,000
13
Australia
AUS
26,300,000,000
14
Canada
CAN
21,200,000,000
15
Israel
ISR
19,600,000,000
16
United Arab Emirates
UAE
14,375,000,000
17
Colombia
COL
12,145,000,000
18
Spain
SPA
11,600,000,000
19
Afghanistan
AFG
11,500,000,000
20
Taiwan
TAI
10,725,000,000
21
Algeria
ALG
10,570,000,000
22
Netherlands
NET
9,840,000,000
23
Singapore
SIN
9,700,000,000
24
Poland
POL
9,360,000,000
25
Turkey
TUR
8,600,000,000
26
North Korea
NKO
7,500,000,000
27
Norway
NOR
7,000,000,000
28
Pakistan
PAK
7,000,000,000
29
Mexico
MEX
7,000,000,000
30
Indonesia
INO
6,900,000,000
31
Oman
OMA
6,715,000,000
32
Greece
GRE
6,540,000,000
33
Iran
IRN
6,300,000,000
34
Iraq
IRQ
6,055,000,000
35
Sweden
SWE
5,886,418,500
36
Chile
CHI
5,483,000,000
37
Thailand
THA
5,390,000,000
38
Kuwait
KUW
5,200,000,000
39
Belgium
BEL
5,085,000,000
40
Ukraine
UKR
4,880,000,000
41
Switzerland
SWI
4,830,000,000
42
Malaysia
MLY
4,700,000,000
43
South Africa
SAF
4,610,000,000
44
Denmark
DEN
4,440,000,000
45
Egypt
EGP
4,400,000,000
46
Argentina
ARG
4,330,000,000
47
Angola
ANG
4,150,000,000
48
Venezuela
VEN
4,000,000,000
49
Portugal
POR
3,800,000,000
50
Finland
FIN
3,660,000,000
51
Morocco
MOR
3,400,000,000
52
Vietnam
VTN
3,365,000,000
53
Austria
AST
3,220,000,000
54
Libya
LBY
3,000,000,000
55
Philippines
PHI
3,000,000,000
56
Czechia
CZC
2,596,470,000
57
Peru
PER
2,560,000,000
58
Sudan
SUD
2,470,000,000
59
Kazakhstan
KAZ
2,435,000,000
60
Ecuador
ECU
2,400,000,000
61
Myanmar
MYA
2,400,000,000
62
Nigeria
NIG
2,330,000,000
63
Romania
ROM
2,190,000,000
64
Qatar
QTR
1,930,000,000
65
Syria
SYR
1,872,000,000
66
New Zealand
NWZ
1,870,000,000
67
Lebanon
LEB
1,735,000,000
68
Azerbaijan
AZR
1,600,000,000
69
Bangladesh
BAN
1,590,000,000
70
Jordan
JOR
1,500,000,000
71
Sri Lanka
SRL
1,500,000,000
72
Yemen
YEM
1,440,000,000
73
Ireland
IRE
1,165,093,600
74
Hungary
HUN
1,040,000,000
75
Slovakia
SLK
1,025,000,000
76
Croatia
CRO
958,000,000
77
Serbia
SER
830,000,000
78
Slovenia
SLV
790,000,000
79
Bahrain
BAH
730,000,000
80
Belarus
BLR
725,000,000
81
Bulgaria
BUL
700,000,000
82
Cuba
CUB
700,000,000
83
Kenya
KEN
595,000,000
84
Tunisia
TUN
550,000,000
85
South Sudan
SSU
545,000,000
86
Armenia
ARM
512,000,000
87
Uruguay
URU
490,000,000
88
Botswana
BOT
470,000,000
89
Ivory Coast
IVC
440,000,000
90
Lithuania
LIT
430,000,000
91
Georgia
GEO
380,000,000
92
Cameroon
CAM
370,000,000
93
Ethiopia
ETH
340,000,000
94
Estonia
EST
335,000,000
95
Bolivia
BOL
315,000,000
96
Uganda
UGA
280,000,000
97
Latvia
LAT
280,000,000
98
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
250,000,000
99
Zambia
ZAM
245,000,000
100
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
240,000,000
101
Tanzania
TAN
220,000,000
102
Guatemala
GUA
210,000,000
103
Nepal
NEP
210,000,000
104
Honduras
HON
205,000,000
105
Turkmenistan
TKM
200,000,000
106
Cambodia
CMB
192,000,000
107
El Salvador
ESL
165,000,000
108
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
162,000,000
109
Panama
PAN
145,000,000
110
Paraguay
PAR
145,000,000
111
Albania
ALB
138,400,000
112
Republic of the Congo
ROC
135,300,000
113
Ghana
GHA
120,000,000
114
Namibia
NAM
120,000,000
115
Chad
CHD
120,000,000
116
Dominican Republic
DOM
110,850,000
117
Macedonia
MAC
108,152,512
118
Zimbabwe
ZIM
95,000,000
119
Mozambique
MOZ
86,000,000
120
Niger
NGR
85,000,000
121
Montenegro
MTN
83,000,000
122
Gabon
GAB
81,520,000
123
Mali
MAL
76,160,000
124
Tajikistan
TAJ
75,000,000
125
Mongolia
MON
70,000,000
126
Uzbekistan
UZB
70,000,000
127
Suriname
SUR
67,410,000
128
Somalia
SOM
58,960,000
129
Madagascar
MAD
56,000,000
130
Nicaragua
NIC
44,200,000
131
Mauritania
MAU
39,140,500
132
Moldova
MOL
30,000,000
133
Central African Republic
CAR
18,500,000
134
Laos
LAO
18,500,000
135
Sierra Leone
SIE
13,040,000
136
Bhutan
BUT
10,000,000
137
Liberia
LIB
10,000,000