Finland 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).
  • Finland military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $3.97B, a 5.7% increase from 2018.
  • Finland military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $3.76B, a 9.5% increase from 2017.
  • Finland military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $3.43B, a 0.47% increase from 2016.
  • Finland military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $3.42B, a 0.47% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
United States $731.75B
Saudi Arabia $61.87B
France $50.12B
Germany $49.28B
United Kingdom $48.65B
Japan $47.61B
South Korea $43.89B
Italy $26.79B
Australia $25.91B
Canada $22.20B
Israel $20.46B
Spain $17.18B
Netherlands $12.06B
Poland $11.90B
Singapore $11.21B
Kuwait $7.71B
Norway $7.00B
Oman $6.73B
Sweden $5.92B
Greece $5.47B
Chile $5.18B
Switzerland $5.18B
Belgium $4.82B
Denmark $4.56B
Portugal $4.51B
Finland $3.97B
Austria $3.24B
Argentina $3.14B
New Zealand $2.93B
Czech Republic $2.91B
Hungary $1.90B
Slovak Republic $1.87B
Bahrain $1.40B
Uruguay $1.15B
Ireland $1.11B
Lithuania $1.08B
Croatia $1.01B
Latvia $0.71B
Estonia $0.66B
Slovenia $0.57B
Luxembourg $0.43B
Brunei $0.41B
Cyprus $0.40B
Trinidad and Tobago $0.17B
Malta $0.08B
Seychelles $0.02B
Panama $0.00B
Iceland $0.00B
Finland Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $3.97B 1.48%
2018 $3.76B 1.37%
2017 $3.43B 1.37%
2016 $3.42B 1.43%
2015 $3.40B 1.46%
2014 $3.99B 1.46%
2013 $4.16B 1.54%
2012 $3.94B 1.54%
2011 $4.10B 1.50%
2010 $3.72B 1.50%
2009 $3.94B 1.57%
2008 $3.96B 1.39%
2007 $3.30B 1.29%
2006 $3.13B 1.44%
2005 $3.00B 1.47%
2004 $2.89B 1.47%
2003 $2.48B 1.45%
2002 $1.61B 1.15%
2001 $1.48B 1.14%
2000 $1.56B 1.24%
1999 $1.65B 1.22%
1998 $1.96B 1.46%
1997 $1.95B 1.54%
1996 $2.02B 1.53%
1995 $1.91B 1.42%
1994 $1.76B 1.76%
1993 $1.62B 1.87%
1992 $2.08B 1.91%
1991 $2.20B 1.78%
1990 $2.14B 1.56%
1989 $1.77B 1.53%
1988 $1.70B 1.61%
1987 $1.46B 1.65%
1986 $1.22B 1.72%
1985 $0.91B 1.68%
1984 $0.83B 1.60%
1983 $0.91B 1.82%
1982 $0.84B 1.64%
1981 $0.79B 1.55%
1980 $0.87B 1.67%
1979 $0.64B 1.48%
1978 $0.51B 1.43%
1977 $0.46B 1.41%
1976 $0.42B 1.34%
1975 $0.43B 1.51%
1974 $0.31B 1.27%
1973 $0.28B 1.45%
1972 $0.22B 1.53%
1971 $0.18B 1.45%
1970 $0.15B 1.38%
1969 $0.14B 1.44%
1968 $0.15B 1.76%
1967 $0.15B 1.62%
1966 $0.15B 1.71%
1965 $0.15B 1.80%
1964 $0.14B 1.86%
1963 $0.13B 1.93%
1962 $0.15B 2.51%
1961 $0.11B 1.84%
1960 $0.09B 1.77%