Liberia Military Spending/Defense Budget 1965-2021

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).
  • Liberia military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.02B, a 21.24% increase from 2018.
  • Liberia military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.01B, a 2.95% increase from 2017.
  • Liberia military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.01B, a 9.36% decline from 2016.
  • Liberia military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $0.01B, a 0.59% decline from 2015.
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
Liberia Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $0.02B 0.52%
2018 $0.01B 0.42%
2017 $0.01B 0.41%
2016 $0.01B 0.45%
2015 $0.01B 0.47%
2014 $0.01B 0.46%
2013 $0.02B 0.49%
2012 $0.02B 0.56%
2011 $0.01B 0.55%
2010 $0.01B 0.42%
2009 $0.01B 0.41%
2008 $0.00B 0.23%
2007 $0.00B 0.25%
2006 $0.00B 0.35%
2005 $0.01B 0.85%
2004 $0.00B 0.35%
1994 $0.04B 29.73%
1993 $0.03B 18.98%
1992 $0.02B 10.13%
1991 $0.03B 7.18%
1988 $0.03B 2.41%
1987 $0.02B 2.29%
1986 $0.02B 2.90%
1985 $0.03B 2.95%
1984 $0.02B 2.94%
1983 $0.04B 4.71%
1982 $0.04B 5.02%
1981 $0.03B 3.11%
1980 $0.01B 1.49%
1979 $0.01B 1.15%
1978 $0.01B 1.24%
1977 $0.01B 1.15%
1976 $0.01B 1.07%
1975 $0.01B 0.95%
1974 $0.00B 0.93%
1973 $0.00B 0.97%
1972 $0.00B 1.10%
1971 $0.00B 1.19%
1970 $0.00B 1.10%
1969 $0.00B 0.99%
1968 $0.00B 1.10%
1967 $0.00B 1.17%
1966 $0.00B 1.15%
1965 $0.00B 1.18%