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List of countries by past and projected military expenditure (current US$)

This is a list of countries by past and projected military expenditure in current US$ exchange rates, for the respective years.

Methodology

Figures for the tables below are provided by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute data base. They are presented in billions of USD$ at current market exchange rates.[1] Although the database includes statistics for over 150 countries, only countries possessing the largest military expenditures are listed here.

1970–1979

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Country 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
Australia 1.3 1.4 1.7 2.1 2.3 2.5 2.6 2.7 3.1
Brazil
Canada 1.9 2.0 2.2 2.3 2.7 3.2 3.5 3.8 4.0 4.1
People's Republic of China 1.0 1.3 1.4 1.6 1.9
France 4.3 5.3 6.6 7.5 9.3 10.1 12.6 16.6 20.2
Germany 10.7 13.4 16.8 18.8 21.0 20.7 23.1 28.1 31.9
India 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.4 3.9
Israel 2.6 3.7
Italy 0.7 1.0 1.2 1.5 1.7 1.9 2.6 3.5 4.5
Japan 2.5 2.9 3.4 3.8 4.2 4.6 5.1 5.9 6.5 7.2
Netherlands 1.4 1.7 2.2 2.5 2.9 2.9 3.4 4.3 6.3
Saudi Arabia 12.1 16.9
South Korea 0.6 1.2 1.6 2.1 2.6
Spain 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.3 1.7 2.4
Soviet Union
Turkey
United Kingdom 4.1 5.1 6.4 7.3 8.4 8.6 10.1 12.7 18.2
United States 79.8 74.8 77.6 78.3 85.9 88.4 91.0 100.9 109.2 122.2

1980–1989

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Country 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Australia 4.0 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.9 4.9 4.7 4.9 5.5 6.2
Brazil
Canada 4.7 5.1 6.0 6.9 7.4 7.5 7.8 8.6 9.7 10.6
People's Republic of China 2.7 3.0 3.3 3.4 3.3 4.3 5.7 7.6 11.0 11.6
France 23.4 21.4 19.9 19.8 18.7 19.3 27.0 34.7 36.5 35.7
Germany 34.2 28.9 24.4 22.7 20.4 20.3 27.7 34.1 35.1 33.5
India 4.4 4.9 5.3 5.7 5.9 6.3 7.9 9.0 11.0 11.0
Israel 4.6 5.3 5.2 1.6 4.1 5.0 4.6 6.0 7.7 6.9
Italy 5.4 5.3 5.6 5.8 5.9 6.2 9.3 12.8 14.6 16.6
Japan 8.0 9.0 9.1 9.9 10.6 11.3 16.0 20.8 25.3 25.4
Netherlands 6.5 5.5 5.1 4.3 4.0 3.9 5.3 6.5 6.7 6.4
Saudi Arabia 20.9 24.4 27.0 21.8 22.6 17.6 16.0 14.4 13.3 12.7
South Korea 3.7 4.2 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.5 5.0 6.2 8.1 9.6
Spain 2.9 2.8 5.1 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.7 3.8 5.5 5.7
Soviet Union
Turkey 2.7 3.4
United Kingdom 21.4 25.1 25.6 24.5 23.5 23.6 26.4 30.5 33.6 34.1
United States 138.1 169.8 213.6 213.6 213.4 258.1 281.1 288.1 293.3 304.0

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Country 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Australia 6.7 7.0 7.0 6.9 7.2 7.6 7.9 8.1 7.7 7.6
Brazil 6.0 8.4 11.0 14.3 14.0 13.9 14.3 9.8
Canada 11.3 11.2 10.9 10.4 9.7 9.1 8.6 7.9 7.8 8.2
People's Republic of China 10.2 10.0 12.4 12.7 10.0 12.5 15.0 16.0 18.0 20.5
France 42.7 43.2 45.6 43.5 45.2 49.6 47.0 41.4 40.0 38.8
Germany 42.3 39.5 41.9 37.2 36.3 41.1 38.9 33.2 33.1 32.6
India 10.7 9.2 8.3 8.5 8.9 9.8 10.1 11.5 12.2 14.0
Israel 7.6 10.8 8.6 8.9 8.8 8.5 9.5 9.9 9.5 9.2
Italy 17.5 18.3 19.9 20.4 22.2 24.2 22.5 23.4 23.6
Japan 25.2 28.1 32.4 38.3 43.6 47.9 44.2 39.9 37.3 41.7
Russia 1.0 9.1 16.3 13.8 16.1 18.1 8.8 6.6
Saudi Arabia 16.3 16.3 15.3 16.4 14.2 13.2 13.3 18.1 20.8 18.3
South Korea 10.1 10.9 11.6 12.3 13.5 15.4 16.4 14.8 10.4 12.0
Spain 6.7 6.7 6.9 7.5 7.2 8.8 8.5 7.6 7.5 7.7
Soviet Union
Turkey 5.3 5.6 6.1 7.0 5.2 6.6 7.5 7.7 8.7 9.9
United Kingdom 38.2 42.1 40.8 35.5 34.3 33.9 34.5 35.2 36.7 36.6
United States 306.1 280.2 305.1 297.6 288.0 278.8 271.4 276.3 274.2 280.9

2000–2009

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Country 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Australia 7.6 7.4 7.7 9.1 11.3 13.0 14.3 16.3 18.6 19.6
Brazil 11.3 10.8 9.6 8.3 9.7 13.5 16.4 20.4 24.4 25.6
Canada 8.2 8.4 8.5 9.7 11.1 12.7 14.5 17.2 19.3 19.2
People's Republic of China 22.1 27.4 31.6 34.7 40.0 46.2 56.7 71.8 91.7 111.9
France 33.8 33.2 36.4 45.9 53.0 52.9 54.5 60.5 66.0 66.8
Germany 28.1 27.4 29.3 35.0 38.0 38.0 38.0 42.5 48.0 47.4
India 14.4 14.7 14.8 16.1 20.1 22.9 24.1 27.6 33.3 39.6
Israel 9.9 10.3 10.8 11.4 11.0 10.7 11.7 12.4 14.3 13.6
Italy 22.4 22.0 24.3 30.2 34.1 33.5 33.4 35.9 41.2 38.2
Japan 45.3 41.7 39.4 41.9 44.8 44.8 42.7 41.5 45.3 50.2
Russia 9.6 12.5 14.9 18.5 22.7 29.7 37.8 48.1 62.1 57.1
Saudi Arabia 19.9 21.0 18.5 18.7 20.9 25.3 29.5 35.4 38.2 41.2
South Korea 13.8 12.9 14.1 15.8 17.8 22.1 25.1 27.7 26.0 24.4
Spain 7.0 7.1 7.9 9.6 11.3 11.8 14.4 16.7 18.6 16.9
Turkey 9.9 7.2 9.0 10.2 10.9 12.0 13.1 15.0 16.8 16.1
United Arab Emirates 5.8 5.7 5.3 5.8 6.8 6.6 7.1 8.4 11.5 13.8
United Kingdom 35.8 35.7 39.3 46.0 52.5 55.2 57.3 64.7 66.9 60.4
United States 301.6 312.7 356.7 415.2 464.6 503.3 527.6 556.9 621.1 668.0

2010–2019

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Country 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Australia 21.4 25.1 25.1
Brazil 34.0 36.9 33.1
Canada 20.7 23.0 22.6
People's Republic of China 123.5 146.1 166.1
France 61.7 62.7 58.9
Germany 46.2 48.1 45.7
India 45.4 49.8 47.7
Israel 14.2 15.1 14.6
Italy 36.0 37.6 34.0
Japan 52.9 58.2 59.2
Russia 65.0 78.3 90.7
Saudi Arabia 45.2 48.5 56.7
South Korea 27.5 30.8 31.6
Spain 14.7 13.9 11.5
Turkey 17.7 17.6 18.1
United Arab Emirates 17.5 19.1 14.3
United Kingdom 58.2 59.7 61.0
United States 698.2 711.4 692.4

2045

A 2014 academic report from the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence outlines projected defense expenditure of major powers for the year 2045.[2]
Rank Country Spending in PPP ($ Bn.)
1 United States 1,335
2 People's Republic of China 1,270
3 India 654
4 Russia 295
5 United Kingdom 108
6 Brazil 97
7 France 87
8 Japan 67
9 Germany 63

See also

References

  1. ^ Stockholm International Peace Research Institute - Data by country, sipri.org, Accessed 4 December 2014
  2. ^ Global Strategic Trends out to 2045, gov.uk, 15 July 2014
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