North Macedonia Military Spending/Defense Budget 1996-2021

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).
  • North Macedonia military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.15B, a 26.45% increase from 2018.
  • North Macedonia military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.12B, a 18.69% increase from 2017.
  • North Macedonia military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.10B, a 2.67% decline from 2016.
  • North Macedonia military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $0.10B, a 3.54% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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North Macedonia Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $0.15B 1.24%
2018 $0.12B 0.94%
2017 $0.10B 0.90%
2016 $0.10B 0.97%
2015 $0.10B 0.99%
2014 $0.12B 1.09%
2013 $0.13B 1.17%
2012 $0.12B 1.23%
2011 $0.13B 1.26%
2010 $0.13B 1.38%
2009 $0.16B 1.69%
2008 $0.17B 1.74%
2007 $0.16B 1.95%
2006 $0.13B 1.84%
2005 $0.13B 2.03%
2004 $0.14B 2.38%
2003 $0.12B 2.34%
2002 $0.11B 2.65%
2001 $0.23B 6.10%
2000 $0.07B 1.85%
1999 $0.07B 1.71%
1998 $0.08B 2.10%
1997 $0.08B 2.13%
1996 $0.13B 2.81%