Eritrea Military Spending/Defense Budget 1993-2020

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).
  • Eritrea military spending/defense budget for 2003 was $0.18B, a 20.44% increase from 2002.
  • Eritrea military spending/defense budget for 2002 was $0.15B, a 9.48% decline from 2001.
  • Eritrea military spending/defense budget for 2001 was $0.17B, a 27.8% decline from 2000.
  • Eritrea military spending/defense budget for 2000 was $0.23B, a 15.46% decline from 1999.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Syrian Arab Republic $1.44B
Yemen $0.81B
Ethiopia $0.28B
Zimbabwe $0.19B
Eritrea $0.18B
Uganda $0.15B
Tanzania $0.13B
Nepal $0.10B
Senegal $0.10B
Guinea $0.08B
Congo, Dem. Rep. $0.08B
Madagascar $0.07B
Mali $0.07B
Mozambique $0.06B
Burkina Faso $0.05B
Rwanda $0.05B
Burundi $0.04B
Chad $0.04B
Tajikistan $0.03B
Benin $0.03B
Togo $0.03B
Sierra Leone $0.03B
Niger $0.02B
Central African Republic $0.02B
Malawi $0.01B
Guinea-Bissau $0.01B
Gambia $0.00B
Eritrea Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2003 $0.18B 20.87%
2002 $0.15B 20.67%
2001 $0.17B 22.14%
2000 $0.23B 32.66%
1999 $0.27B 34.38%
1998 $0.26B 32.50%
1997 $0.09B 11.86%
1996 $0.15B 20.34%
1995 $0.12B 19.54%
1994 $0.08B 12.72%
1993 $0.11B 21.33%