Ecuador 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).
  • Ecuador military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $2.47B, a 3.2% decline from 2018.
  • Ecuador military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $2.55B, a 3.52% increase from 2017.
  • Ecuador military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $2.46B, a 2.01% decline from 2016.
  • Ecuador military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $2.51B, a 3.25% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
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Algeria $10.30B
Colombia $10.08B
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Thailand $7.31B
Mexico $6.54B
Romania $4.94B
Malaysia $3.77B
South Africa $3.47B
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Ecuador $2.47B
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Azerbaijan $1.85B
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Belarus $0.78B
Armenia $0.67B
Dominican Republic $0.62B
Botswana $0.52B
Namibia $0.41B
Paraguay $0.40B
Guatemala $0.34B
Gabon $0.27B
Jamaica $0.25B
Albania $0.20B
Bosnia $0.18B
North Macedonia $0.15B
Montenegro $0.09B
Fiji $0.08B
Guyana $0.07B
Belize $0.02B
Mauritius $0.02B
Costa Rica $0.00B
Ecuador Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $2.47B 2.29%
2018 $2.55B 2.35%
2017 $2.46B 2.36%
2016 $2.51B 2.51%
2015 $2.60B 2.62%
2014 $2.79B 2.74%
2013 $2.74B 2.88%
2012 $2.59B 2.95%
2011 $2.45B 3.10%
2010 $2.09B 3.01%
2009 $1.95B 3.12%
2008 $1.65B 2.67%
2007 $1.31B 2.57%
2006 $0.95B 2.03%
2005 $0.95B 2.30%
2004 $0.71B 1.94%
2003 $0.74B 2.28%
2002 $0.51B 1.77%
2001 $0.38B 1.57%
2000 $0.27B 1.45%
1999 $0.30B 1.75%
1998 $0.55B 2.36%
1997 $0.50B 2.10%
1996 $0.42B 1.95%
1995 $0.48B 2.34%
1994 $0.29B 1.56%
1993 $0.28B 1.82%
1992 $0.21B 1.67%
1991 $0.21B 1.78%
1990 $0.20B 1.89%
1989 $0.19B 1.92%
1988 $0.20B 1.98%
1987 $0.21B 1.97%
1986 $0.21B 1.84%
1985 $0.28B 1.78%
1984 $0.19B 1.49%
1983 $0.20B 1.57%
1982 $0.23B 1.65%
1981 $0.23B 1.68%
1980 $0.21B 1.78%
1979 $0.19B 1.99%
1978 $0.16B 2.14%
1977 $0.21B 3.08%
1976 $0.12B 2.20%
1975 $0.10B 2.37%
1974 $0.07B 2.02%
1973 $0.05B 1.98%
1972 $0.04B 1.99%
1971 $0.03B 1.85%
1970 $0.03B 1.83%
1969 $0.04B 2.37%
1968 $0.03B 1.92%
1967 $0.03B 1.80%
1966 $0.02B 1.82%
1965 $0.02B 2.07%
1964 $0.02B 1.91%
1963 $0.02B 1.77%
1962 $0.02B 2.05%
1961 $0.02B 2.05%
1960 $0.02B 2.38%