Gabon Military Spending/Defense Budget 1967-2020

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).
  • Gabon military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.26B, a 2.32% decline from 2017.
  • Gabon military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.27B, a 31.86% increase from 2016.
  • Gabon military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $0.20B, a 19.04% increase from 2015.
  • Gabon military spending/defense budget for 2015 was $0.17B, a 18.14% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Gabon $0.26B
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Gabon Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2018 $0.26B 1.53%
2017 $0.27B 1.81%
2016 $0.20B 1.45%
2015 $0.17B 1.19%
2014 $0.21B 1.14%
2013 $0.28B 1.60%
2012 $0.28B 1.62%
2011 $0.27B 1.46%
2010 $0.27B 1.87%
2006 $0.13B 1.28%
2005 $0.12B 1.25%
2004 $0.13B 1.61%
2003 $0.11B 1.67%
2002 $0.09B 1.78%
2001 $0.09B 1.79%
2000 $0.09B 1.80%
1986 $0.14B 4.00%
1985 $0.10B 2.86%
1984 $0.08B 2.26%
1983 $0.09B 2.55%
1982 $0.09B 2.45%
1981 $0.09B 2.29%
1980 $0.07B 1.60%
1979 $0.06B 1.88%
1977 $0.03B 1.03%
1976 $0.02B 0.67%
1975 $0.02B 0.78%
1974 $0.01B 0.68%
1973 $0.01B 1.30%
1972 $0.01B 1.55%
1971 $0.01B 1.44%
1970 $0.00B 1.43%
1969 $0.00B 1.37%
1968 $0.00B 1.02%
1967 $0.00B 1.11%