Bangladesh Military Spending/Defense Budget 1973-2020

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).
  • Bangladesh military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $3.89B, a 8.37% increase from 2017.
  • Bangladesh military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $3.59B, a 10.94% increase from 2016.
  • Bangladesh military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $3.24B, a 15.08% increase from 2015.
  • Bangladesh military spending/defense budget for 2015 was $2.82B, a 19.49% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $66.51B
Pakistan $11.38B
Indonesia $7.44B
Vietnam $5.50B
Ukraine $4.75B
Bangladesh $3.89B
Philippines $3.77B
Morocco $3.70B
Egypt $3.11B
Nigeria $2.04B
Myanmar $2.03B
Angola $1.98B
Sri Lanka $1.68B
Kenya $1.10B
Sudan $1.05B
Tunisia $0.84B
Bolivia $0.62B
Cambodia $0.54B
Cameroon $0.43B
Honduras $0.41B
Zambia $0.38B
Georgia $0.32B
Congo, Rep. $0.29B
El Salvador $0.27B
Ghana $0.22B
Mauritania $0.16B
Kyrgyz Republic $0.12B
Mongolia $0.10B
Eswatini $0.09B
Nicaragua $0.08B
Kosovo $0.06B
Papua New Guinea $0.06B
Lesotho $0.05B
Moldova $0.03B
Timor-Leste $0.02B
Cabo Verde $0.01B
Bangladesh Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2018 $3.89B 1.36%
2017 $3.59B 1.38%
2016 $3.24B 1.38%
2015 $2.82B 1.35%
2014 $2.36B 1.28%
2013 $2.05B 1.26%
2012 $1.82B 1.32%
2011 $1.80B 1.36%
2010 $1.62B 1.32%
2009 $1.26B 1.16%
2008 $1.03B 1.06%
2007 $0.95B 1.11%
2006 $0.83B 1.11%
2005 $0.77B 1.09%
2004 $0.77B 1.12%
2003 $0.72B 1.14%
2002 $0.68B 1.19%
2001 $0.71B 1.29%
2000 $0.74B 1.36%
1999 $0.74B 1.58%
1998 $0.70B 1.57%
1997 $0.68B 1.57%
1996 $0.64B 1.54%
1995 $0.62B 1.57%
1994 $0.55B 1.53%
1993 $0.47B 1.43%
1992 $0.43B 1.36%
1991 $0.38B 1.21%
1990 $0.37B 1.22%
1989 $0.38B 1.29%
1988 $0.33B 1.25%
1987 $0.29B 1.17%
1986 $0.25B 1.11%
1985 $0.22B 1.05%
1984 $0.24B 1.18%
1983 $0.23B 1.27%
1982 $0.18B 1.06%
1981 $0.17B 0.92%
1980 $0.17B 0.86%
1979 $0.14B 0.93%
1978 $0.13B 1.27%
1977 $0.13B 1.57%
1976 $0.11B 1.52%
1975 $0.08B 0.84%
1974 $0.07B 0.60%
1973 $0.05B 0.66%