Congo, Dem. Rep. Military Spending/Defense Budget 1963-2020

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).
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.30B, a 0.04% increase from 2017.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.30B, a 25.4% decline from 2016.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $0.40B, a 19.45% decline from 2015.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. military spending/defense budget for 2015 was $0.49B, a 43.97% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Tanzania $0.68B
Ethiopia $0.50B
Mali $0.50B
Zimbabwe $0.42B
Uganda $0.41B
Nepal $0.40B
Senegal $0.35B
Burkina Faso $0.31B
Congo, Dem. Rep. $0.30B
Chad $0.23B
Niger $0.23B
Guinea $0.21B
Afghanistan $0.20B
Mozambique $0.15B
Rwanda $0.12B
Togo $0.10B
Benin $0.09B
Madagascar $0.07B
Burundi $0.07B
Somalia $0.06B
South Sudan $0.06B
Malawi $0.06B
Central African Republic $0.03B
Sierra Leone $0.03B
Liberia $0.02B
Gambia $0.01B
Haiti $0.00B
Congo, Dem. Rep. Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2018 $0.30B 0.67%
2017 $0.30B 0.74%
2016 $0.40B 0.95%
2015 $0.49B 1.28%
2014 $0.34B 0.95%
2013 $0.37B 1.15%
2012 $0.33B 1.21%
2011 $0.24B 0.97%
2010 $0.18B 0.89%
2009 $0.12B 0.67%
2008 $0.16B 0.83%
2007 $0.21B 1.25%
2006 $0.21B 1.43%
2005 $0.17B 1.38%
2004 $0.14B 1.34%
2003 $0.08B 0.88%
2000 $0.13B 0.22%
1999 $0.15B 1.16%
1998 $0.03B 0.43%
1997 $0.08B 1.41%
1996 $0.09B 1.55%
1993 $0.47B 5.23%
1992 $0.09B 5.23%
1991 $0.04B 5.23%
1990 $0.05B 5.23%
1989 $0.07B 5.23%
1988 $0.21B 5.23%
1987 $0.03B 5.23%
1986 $0.07B 5.23%
1985 $0.04B 5.23%
1984 $0.05B 5.23%
1983 $0.08B 5.23%
1982 $0.15B 5.23%
1981 $0.07B 5.23%
1980 $0.15B 5.23%
1979 $0.19B 0.00%
1978 $0.21B 0.00%
1977 $0.16B 0.00%
1976 $0.12B 0.00%
1975 $0.17B 0.00%
1974 $0.19B 0.00%
1973 $0.10B 0.00%
1972 $0.09B 0.00%
1971 $0.10B 0.00%
1970 $0.10B 0.00%
1969 $0.07B 0.00%
1968 $0.05B 0.00%
1967 $0.05B 0.00%
1966 $0.08B 0.00%
1965 $0.08B 0.00%
1964 $0.05B 0.00%
1963 $0.06B 0.00%