Gambia Military Spending/Defense Budget 1983-2020

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).
  • 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.
  • Gambia military spending/defense budget for 2013 was $0.01B, a 7.11% decline from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Tanzania $0.68B
Ethiopia $0.50B
Mali $0.50B
Zimbabwe $0.42B
Uganda $0.41B
Nepal $0.40B
Senegal $0.35B
Burkina Faso $0.31B
Congo, Dem. Rep. $0.30B
Chad $0.23B
Niger $0.23B
Guinea $0.21B
Afghanistan $0.20B
Mozambique $0.15B
Rwanda $0.12B
Togo $0.10B
Benin $0.09B
Madagascar $0.07B
Burundi $0.07B
Somalia $0.06B
South Sudan $0.06B
Malawi $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
2018 $0.01B 1.07%
2015 $0.01B 1.53%
2014 $0.01B 1.75%
2013 $0.01B 1.15%
2012 $0.01B 1.23%
2009 $0.01B 0.79%
2008 $0.02B 1.78%
2007 $0.00B 0.57%
2006 $0.00B 0.43%
2005 $0.00B 0.48%
2004 $0.00B 0.33%
2003 $0.00B 0.41%
2002 $0.00B 0.39%
2001 $0.00B 0.36%
2000 $0.00B 0.42%
1999 $0.00B 0.43%
1998 $0.00B 0.48%
1997 $0.00B 0.52%
1996 $0.00B 0.46%
1995 $0.00B 0.37%
1994 $0.00B 0.31%
1993 $0.00B 0.34%
1992 $0.00B 0.49%
1991 $0.00B 0.58%
1990 $0.00B 1.09%
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%