Congo, Rep. Military Spending/Defense Budget 1970-2020

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, Rep. military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.29B, a 21.42% decline from 2017.
  • Congo, Rep. military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.37B, a 25.88% decline from 2016.
  • Congo, Rep. military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $0.50B, a 28.81% decline from 2014.
  • Congo, Rep. military spending/defense budget for 2014 was $0.70B, a 92.04% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Congo, Rep. Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2018 $0.29B 2.55%
2017 $0.37B 4.27%
2016 $0.50B 6.38%
2014 $0.70B 5.01%
2013 $0.37B 2.62%
2010 $0.22B 1.78%
2008 $0.21B 2.04%
2007 $0.17B 2.26%
2006 $0.13B 1.64%
2005 $0.10B 1.66%
2004 $0.12B 2.67%
2003 $0.09B 2.68%
2002 $0.07B 2.34%
2001 $0.05B 1.95%
1993 $0.11B 4.08%
1992 $0.13B 4.29%
1987 $0.10B 4.37%
1985 $0.06B 2.58%
1984 $0.05B 2.25%
1982 $0.07B 3.35%
1981 $0.06B 3.19%
1980 $0.06B 3.37%
1979 $0.05B 4.39%
1978 $0.04B 4.32%
1977 $0.04B 4.95%
1976 $0.03B 4.73%
1975 $0.03B 4.50%
1974 $0.02B 4.24%
1973 $0.02B 4.22%
1972 $0.01B 3.53%
1971 $0.01B 4.60%
1970 $0.01B 4.86%