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Defense Spending by Country (2021)



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Ranking total annual defense spending budget capability by country, from highest to lowest.



Global Firepower tracks the annual defense spending budgets of each participant in the GFP ranking, these being funds allotted by governments to cover various aspects of a standing fighting force - namely procurement, maintenance / support, and pensions.

Data presented on this list is through 2021. Estimates are made when official data is not available.
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1
United States
USA
$ 740,500,000,000
2
China
CHN
$ 178,200,000,000
3
India
IND
$ 73,650,000,000
4
Germany
GER
$ 57,430,000,000
5
United Kingdom
UKD
$ 56,042,000,000
6
Japan
JPN
$ 51,700,000,000
7
Saudi Arabia
SAR
$ 48,500,000,000
8
South Korea
SKO
$ 48,000,000,000
9
France
FRA
$ 47,700,000,000
10
Australia
AUS
$ 42,700,000,000
11
Russia
RUS
$ 42,129,000,000
12
Italy
ITA
$ 30,468,800,000
13
Brazil
BRA
$ 29,300,000,000
14
Canada
CAN
$ 23,400,000,000
15
United Arab Emirates
UAE
$ 23,195,200,000
16
Turkey
TUR
$ 17,300,000,000
17
Israel
ISR
$ 16,600,000,000
18
Uzbekistan
UZB
$ 15,000,000,000
19
Netherlands
NET
$ 14,542,000,000
20
Iran
IRN
$ 14,100,000,000
21
Algeria
ALG
$ 13,904,000,000
22
Taiwan
TAI
$ 13,000,000,000
23
Spain
SPA
$ 12,854,000,000
24
Pakistan
PAK
$ 12,275,000,000
25
Greece
GRE
$ 11,709,060,000
26
Poland
POL
$ 10,780,000,000
27
Singapore
SIN
$ 10,700,000,000
28
Colombia
COL
$ 10,500,000,000
29
Egypt
EGY
$ 10,000,000,000
30
Ukraine
UKR
$ 9,600,000,000
31
Indonesia
INO
$ 9,200,000,000
32
Kuwait
KUW
$ 7,800,000,000
33
Angola
ANG
$ 7,650,000,000
34
Norway
NOR
$ 7,501,000,000
35
Oman
OMA
$ 7,500,000,000
36
Sweden
SWE
$ 7,475,000,000
37
Thailand
THA
$ 7,200,000,000
38
Vietnam
VTN
$ 6,390,000,000
39
Iraq
IRQ
$ 6,000,000,000
40
Qatar
QTR
$ 6,000,000,000
41
Morocco
MOR
$ 6,000,000,000
42
Romania
ROM
$ 5,900,000,000
43
Finland
FIN
$ 5,800,000,000
44
Chile
CHI
$ 5,150,000,000
45
Switzerland
SWI
$ 5,070,000,000
46
Denmark
DEN
$ 5,000,000,000
47
Belgium
BEL
$ 5,000,000,000
48
Libya
LBY
$ 4,900,000,000
49
Mexico
MEX
$ 4,380,000,000
50
New Zealand
NWZ
$ 4,300,000,000
51
Bangladesh
BAN
$ 4,270,000,000
52
Philippines
PHI
$ 4,250,000,000
53
Argentina
ARG
$ 4,207,450,000
54
Sudan
SUD
$ 4,000,000,000
55
Afghanistan
AFG
$ 4,000,000,000
56
Kazakhstan
KAZ
$ 4,000,000,000
57
Malaysia
MLY
$ 3,850,000,000
58
South Africa
SAF
$ 3,597,000,000
59
North Korea
NKO
$ 3,500,000,000
60
Portugal
POR
$ 3,360,000,000
61
Austria
AST
$ 3,300,000,000
62
Czechia
CZC
$ 3,000,000,000
63
Peru
PER
$ 2,700,000,000
64
Ecuador
ECU
$ 2,350,000,000
65
Slovakia
SLK
$ 2,335,000,000
66
Lebanon
LEB
$ 2,300,000,000
67
Azerbaijan
AZR
$ 2,265,000,000
68
Nigeria
NGA
$ 2,100,000,000
69
Syria
SYR
$ 2,000,000,000
70
Bulgaria
BUL
$ 2,000,000,000
71
Myanmar
MYA
$ 2,000,000,000
72
Jordan
JOR
$ 1,950,000,000
73
Hungary
HUN
$ 1,905,000,000
74
Sri Lanka
SRL
$ 1,891,700,000
75
Bahrain
BAH
$ 1,400,000,000
76
Ireland
IRE
$ 1,200,000,000
77
Uruguay
URU
$ 1,165,000,000
78
Serbia
SER
$ 1,140,000,000
79
Kenya
KEN
$ 1,100,000,000
80
Yemen
YEM
$ 1,000,000,000
81
Uganda
UGA
$ 930,000,000
82
Croatia
CRO
$ 880,000,000
83
Lithuania
LIT
$ 880,000,000
84
Tunisia
TUN
$ 810,000,000
85
Turkmenistan
TKM
$ 800,000,000
86
Estonia
EST
$ 790,195,500
87
Belarus
BLR
$ 775,000,000
88
Latvia
LAT
$ 750,000,000
89
Venezuela
VEN
$ 735,000,000
90
Republic of the Congo
ROC
$ 700,000,000
91
Tanzania
TAN
$ 680,000,000
92
Armenia
ARM
$ 634,000,000
93
Bolivia
BOL
$ 625,000,000
94
Cambodia
CMB
$ 600,000,000
95
Ivory Coast
IVC
$ 575,000,000
96
Slovenia
SLV
$ 545,000,000
97
Botswana
BOT
$ 540,000,000
98
Ethiopia
ETH
$ 520,000,000
99
Namibia
NAM
$ 495,000,000
100
Panama
PAN
$ 475,000,000
101
Zimbabwe
ZIM
$ 400,000,000
102
Honduras
HON
$ 400,000,000
103
Paraguay
PAR
$ 370,000,000
104
Cameroon
CAM
$ 350,000,000
105
Guatemala
GUA
$ 345,000,000
106
Georgia
GEO
$ 300,000,000
107
Dominican Republic
DOM
$ 300,000,000
108
Burkina Faso
BKF
$ 300,000,000
109
El Salvador
ESL
$ 270,000,000
110
Niger
NGR
$ 230,000,000
111
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
$ 220,000,000
112
Ghana
GHA
$ 215,000,000
113
Albania
ALB
$ 200,000,000
114
Nepal
NEP
$ 200,000,000
115
Mongolia
MON
$ 200,000,000
116
Eritrea
ERI
$ 200,000,000
117
Madagascar
MAD
$ 120,000,000
118
Cuba
CUB
$ 120,000,000
119
Mozambique
MOZ
$ 115,000,000
120
North Macedonia
MAC
$ 108,152,512
121
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
$ 90,000,000
122
Nicaragua
NIC
$ 85,000,000
123
Chad
CHD
$ 82,210,000
124
Gabon
GAB
$ 80,000,000
125
Tajikistan
TAJ
$ 79,000,000
126
South Sudan
SSU
$ 75,000,000
127
Montenegro
MTN
$ 75,000,000
128
Kosovo
KOS
$ 72,000,000
129
Mali
MAL
$ 65,000,000
130
Somalia
SOM
$ 60,200,000
131
Suriname
SUR
$ 60,000,000
132
Zambia
ZAM
$ 43,000,000
133
Mauritania
MAU
$ 40,000,000
134
Sierra Leone
SIE
$ 30,000,000
135
Moldova
MOL
$ 25,000,000
136
Central African Republic
CAR
$ 25,000,000
137
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
$ 20,000,000
138
Bhutan
BUT
$ 19,125,000
139
Laos
LAO
$ 18,000,000
140
Liberia
LIB
$ 14,500,000

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