Congo, Rep. Military Spending/Defense Budget 1970-2021

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).
  • Congo, Rep. military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.30B, a 2.63% increase from 2018.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $71.12B
Pakistan $10.26B
Indonesia $7.66B
Ukraine $5.23B
Bangladesh $4.36B
Egypt $3.74B
Morocco $3.72B
Philippines $3.47B
Nigeria $1.86B
Sri Lanka $1.67B
Angola $1.47B
Kenya $1.15B
Tunisia $1.00B
Sudan $0.72B
Cambodia $0.60B
Bolivia $0.60B
Cameroon $0.42B
Honduras $0.40B
El Salvador $0.32B
Georgia $0.32B
Congo, Rep. $0.30B
Zambia $0.29B
Ghana $0.23B
Mauritania $0.16B
Kyrgyz Republic $0.12B
Mongolia $0.10B
Eswatini $0.09B
Nicaragua $0.08B
Papua New Guinea $0.08B
Kosovo $0.07B
Lesotho $0.04B
Moldova $0.04B
Timor-Leste $0.03B
Cabo Verde $0.01B
Congo, Rep. Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $0.30B 2.66%
2018 $0.29B 2.57%
2017 $0.37B 4.31%
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%