List of countries by past military expenditure
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This is a list of countries by past
military expenditure A military budget (or military expenditure), also known as a defense budget, is the amount of finances, financial resources dedicated by a Sovereign state, state to raising and maintaining an armed forces or other methods essential for defense purp ...
, starting 1987.


Methodology

Figures for the tables below are provided by the
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(SIPRI) database. They are presented in millions of
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s in current prices, converted at the exchange rate for the given year.Stockholm International Peace Research Institute: Military Expenditure Database
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1987–1989

* indicates "Military of COUNTRY" links.


1990–1999

* indicates "Military of COUNTRY" links.


2000–2009

* indicates "Military of COUNTRY" links.


2010–2019

* indicates "Military of COUNTRY" links.


See also

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Military budget A military budget (or military expenditure), also known as a defense budget A budget is a financial plan for a defined accounting period, period, often one year. It may also include planned sales volumes and revenues, resource quantities, costs ...
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List of countries by military expenditures This is a list of countries by military expenditure in a given year. figures are presented in s based on either constant or current exchange rates. Military expenditure, total ; (SIPRI) 2020 fact sheet The first list is based on the SIPRI fact ...
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List of countries by military expenditure per capita This is a list of countries by military expenditure per capita, the amount spent by a nation on its military per capita in a given year. This list is sourced from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Stockholm International Peac ...


References

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