Past military expenditure by country
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This is a list of countries by past
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, 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 In general usage, a financial plan is a comprehensive evaluation of an individual's current pay and future financial state by using c ...
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List of countries by military expenditures This is a list of countries by military expenditure in a given year. 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, ...
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List of countries by military expenditure per capita This is a list of countries by 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 ar ...


References

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