Benin Military Spending/Defense Budget 1960-2021

Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country).
  • Benin military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.07B, a 24.5% decline from 2018.
  • Benin military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.09B, a 22.33% decline from 2017.
  • Benin military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.12B, a 45.94% increase from 2016.
  • Benin military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $0.08B, a 12.45% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Tanzania $0.80B
Uganda $0.65B
Zimbabwe $0.55B
Ethiopia $0.54B
Mali $0.47B
Nepal $0.43B
Burkina Faso $0.36B
Congo, Dem. Rep. $0.35B
Senegal $0.35B
Chad $0.23B
Afghanistan $0.23B
Guinea $0.20B
Niger $0.17B
Togo $0.17B
Mozambique $0.14B
Rwanda $0.12B
South Sudan $0.09B
Somalia $0.08B
Madagascar $0.08B
Benin $0.07B
Malawi $0.07B
Burundi $0.06B
Central African Republic $0.03B
Sierra Leone $0.03B
Liberia $0.02B
Gambia $0.01B
Haiti $0.00B
Benin Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $0.07B 0.65%
2018 $0.09B 0.87%
2017 $0.12B 1.26%
2016 $0.08B 0.93%
2015 $0.09B 1.10%
2014 $0.09B 0.96%
2013 $0.09B 0.94%
2012 $0.08B 0.96%
2008 $0.06B 0.91%
2006 $0.05B 0.91%
2005 $0.04B 0.93%
2004 $0.04B 0.92%
2003 $0.03B 0.88%
2002 $0.03B 0.85%
2001 $0.01B 0.49%
2000 $0.01B 0.56%
1999 $0.02B 0.66%
1990 $0.03B 1.67%
1989 $0.03B 1.90%
1988 $0.04B 2.27%
1987 $0.04B 2.28%
1986 $0.03B 1.97%
1985 $0.02B 1.89%
1984 $0.02B 2.02%
1983 $0.02B 1.62%
1982 $0.02B 1.31%
1981 $0.02B 1.55%
1980 $0.02B 2.03%
1979 $0.02B 1.93%
1978 $0.01B 1.19%
1977 $0.01B 1.68%
1976 $0.01B 1.28%
1975 $0.01B 1.49%
1974 $0.01B 1.44%
1973 $0.01B 1.68%
1972 $0.00B 1.49%
1971 $0.00B 1.60%
1970 $0.00B 1.63%
1969 $0.00B 1.89%
1968 $0.00B 2.07%
1967 $0.00B 1.98%
1966 $0.00B 1.90%
1965 $0.00B 2.11%
1964 $0.00B 2.18%
1963 $0.00B 1.74%
1962 $0.00B 1.75%
1961 $0.00B 1.40%
1960 $0.00B 0.87%