Egypt Military Spending/Defense Budget 1962-2021

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).
  • Egypt military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $3.74B, a 20.01% increase from 2018.
  • Egypt military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $3.12B, a 12.8% increase from 2017.
  • Egypt military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $2.77B, a 38.72% decline from 2016.
  • Egypt military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $4.51B, a 17.58% decline from 2015.
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
Egypt Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $3.74B 1.18%
2018 $3.12B 1.25%
2017 $2.77B 1.42%
2016 $4.51B 1.67%
2015 $5.48B 1.72%
2014 $5.09B 1.69%
2013 $4.36B 1.61%
2012 $4.56B 1.65%
2011 $4.46B 1.84%
2010 $4.41B 1.95%
2009 $4.02B 2.03%
2008 $3.78B 2.18%
2007 $3.31B 2.38%
2006 $2.95B 2.61%
2005 $2.66B 2.71%
2004 $2.37B 2.88%
2003 $2.38B 3.18%
2002 $2.90B 3.28%
2001 $2.83B 2.99%
2000 $2.63B 2.55%
1999 $2.45B 2.57%
1998 $2.37B 2.66%
1997 $2.27B 2.84%
1996 $2.12B 2.97%
1995 $1.95B 3.08%
1994 $1.71B 3.15%
1993 $1.53B 3.10%
1992 $1.42B 3.22%
1991 $1.35B 3.61%
1990 $2.26B 3.47%
1989 $3.52B 3.97%
1988 $4.45B 5.06%
1987 $4.81B 6.53%
1986 $4.73B 7.50%
1985 $4.20B 7.86%
1984 $3.74B 8.27%
1983 $3.00B 7.96%
1982 $2.31B 7.19%
1981 $1.82B 7.42%
1980 $1.36B 6.16%
1979 $1.15B 6.47%
1978 $2.49B 9.94%
1977 $2.75B 13.11%
1976 $2.20B 13.73%
1975 $1.93B 15.43%
1974 $1.85B 17.27%
1973 $1.24B 13.51%
1972 $1.07B 13.56%
1971 $1.27B 17.19%
1970 $1.09B 15.99%
1969 $0.89B 14.34%
1968 $0.65B 11.13%
1967 $0.51B 8.91%
1966 $0.48B 8.72%
1965 $0.52B 10.12%
1964 $0.45B 10.33%
1963 $0.34B 8.66%
1962 $0.25B 6.68%