Gambia Military Spending/Defense Budget 1983-2021

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).
  • Gambia military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.01B, a 26.48% increase from 2018.
  • Gambia military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.01B, a 19.6% decline from 2015.
  • Gambia military spending/defense budget for 2015 was $0.01B, a 2.14% decline from 2014.
  • Gambia military spending/defense budget for 2014 was $0.01B, a 40.67% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Tanzania $0.80B
Uganda $0.65B
Zimbabwe $0.55B
Ethiopia $0.54B
Mali $0.47B
Nepal $0.43B
Burkina Faso $0.36B
Congo, Dem. Rep. $0.35B
Senegal $0.35B
Chad $0.23B
Afghanistan $0.23B
Guinea $0.20B
Niger $0.17B
Togo $0.17B
Mozambique $0.14B
Rwanda $0.12B
South Sudan $0.09B
Somalia $0.08B
Madagascar $0.08B
Benin $0.07B
Malawi $0.07B
Burundi $0.06B
Central African Republic $0.03B
Sierra Leone $0.03B
Liberia $0.02B
Gambia $0.01B
Haiti $0.00B
Gambia Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $0.01B 0.82%
2018 $0.01B 0.71%
2015 $0.01B 1.00%
2014 $0.01B 1.16%
2013 $0.01B 0.76%
2012 $0.01B 0.79%
2009 $0.01B 0.48%
2008 $0.02B 1.06%
2007 $0.00B 0.36%
2006 $0.00B 0.26%
2005 $0.00B 0.28%
2004 $0.00B 0.19%
2003 $0.00B 0.23%
2002 $0.00B 0.24%
2001 $0.00B 0.23%
2000 $0.00B 0.32%
1999 $0.00B 0.33%
1998 $0.00B 0.38%
1997 $0.00B 0.41%
1996 $0.00B 0.40%
1995 $0.00B 0.30%
1994 $0.00B 0.26%
1993 $0.00B 0.28%
1992 $0.00B 0.41%
1991 $0.00B 0.50%
1990 $0.00B 0.46%
1989 $0.00B 0.96%
1988 $0.00B 0.81%
1987 $0.00B 0.63%
1986 $0.00B 0.56%
1985 $0.00B 0.55%
1984 $0.00B 0.48%
1983 $0.00B 0.34%