Jordan Military Spending/Defense Budget 1960-2020

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).
  • Jordan military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $1.96B, a 0.93% increase from 2017.
  • Jordan military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $1.94B, a 9.69% increase from 2016.
  • Jordan military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $1.77B, a 9.5% increase from 2015.
  • Jordan military spending/defense budget for 2015 was $1.61B, a 4.26% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
China $250.00B
Russia $61.39B
Brazil $27.77B
Turkey $18.97B
Iran $13.19B
Colombia $10.60B
Algeria $9.58B
Thailand $6.83B
Mexico $6.57B
Iraq $6.32B
Romania $4.61B
South Africa $3.64B
Malaysia $3.47B
Lebanon $2.78B
Peru $2.71B
Ecuador $2.55B
Jordan $1.96B
Azerbaijan $1.71B
Kazakhstan $1.61B
Bulgaria $1.10B
Serbia $0.90B
Belarus $0.72B
Armenia $0.61B
Dominican Republic $0.60B
Botswana $0.53B
Namibia $0.45B
Paraguay $0.39B
Guatemala $0.28B
Gabon $0.26B
Bosnia $0.22B
Jamaica $0.21B
Albania $0.18B
North Macedonia $0.12B
Montenegro $0.08B
Guyana $0.06B
Fiji $0.05B
Mauritius $0.02B
Belize $0.02B
Costa Rica $0.00B
Jordan Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2018 $1.96B 4.68%
2017 $1.94B 4.84%
2016 $1.77B 4.57%
2015 $1.61B 4.30%
2014 $1.55B 4.32%
2013 $1.44B 4.30%
2012 $1.47B 4.76%
2011 $1.59B 5.53%
2010 $1.56B 5.90%
2009 $1.57B 6.58%
2008 $1.36B 6.18%
2007 $1.03B 6.03%
2006 $0.70B 4.66%
2005 $0.60B 4.80%
2004 $0.59B 5.14%
2003 $0.61B 6.00%
2002 $0.52B 5.45%
2001 $0.53B 5.89%
2000 $0.53B 6.26%
1999 $0.51B 6.28%
1998 $0.50B 6.27%
1997 $0.44B 6.13%
1996 $0.42B 6.03%
1995 $0.30B 4.45%
1994 $0.41B 6.54%
1993 $0.39B 6.98%
1992 $0.37B 6.92%
1991 $0.43B 9.97%
1990 $0.32B 7.75%
1989 $0.38B 9.07%
1988 $0.59B 9.36%
1987 $0.65B 9.58%
1986 $0.63B 9.77%
1985 $0.50B 10.05%
1984 $0.46B 9.22%
1983 $0.48B 9.85%
1982 $0.47B 9.94%
1981 $0.44B 10.01%
1980 $0.42B 10.65%
1979 $0.40B 12.21%
1978 $0.30B 11.72%
1977 $0.26B 12.53%
1976 $0.29B 17.24%
1975 $0.18B 15.25%
1974 $0.16B 17.51%
1973 $0.15B 18.67%
1972 $0.13B 18.36%
1971 $0.11B 17.15%
1970 $0.11B 18.51%
1969 $0.13B 20.18%
1968 $0.13B 24.06%
1967 $0.10B 23.49%
1966 $0.08B 19.49%
1965 $0.06B 13.41%
1964 $0.06B 14.84%
1963 $0.06B 17.12%
1962 $0.06B 18.15%
1961 $0.06B 16.51%
1960 $0.06B 20.40%