Mali Military Spending/Defense Budget 1961-2021

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).
  • Mali military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.47B, a 1.55% decline from 2018.
  • Mali military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.48B, a 4.68% increase from 2017.
  • Mali military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.46B, a 26.99% increase from 2016.
  • Mali military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $0.36B, a 17.22% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Mali Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $0.47B 2.71%
2018 $0.48B 2.81%
2017 $0.46B 3.03%
2016 $0.36B 2.59%
2015 $0.31B 2.36%
2014 $0.22B 1.52%
2013 $0.15B 1.16%
2012 $0.15B 1.20%
2011 $0.16B 1.24%
2010 $0.15B 1.37%
2009 $0.14B 1.42%
2008 $0.14B 1.47%
2007 $0.11B 1.36%
2006 $0.10B 1.39%
2005 $0.09B 1.38%
2004 $0.08B 1.42%
2003 $0.07B 1.42%
2002 $0.05B 1.27%
2001 $0.04B 1.30%
2000 $0.04B 1.48%
1999 $0.04B 1.49%
1998 $0.04B 1.40%
1997 $0.04B 1.50%
1996 $0.04B 1.43%
1995 $0.04B 1.50%
1994 $0.03B 1.44%
1993 $0.04B 1.56%
1990 $0.05B 1.96%
1989 $0.05B 2.11%
1988 $0.05B 2.21%
1987 $0.04B 2.12%
1986 $0.04B 2.03%
1985 $0.03B 2.14%
1984 $0.03B 1.97%
1983 $0.03B 1.98%
1982 $0.03B 2.11%
1981 $0.03B 1.96%
1980 $0.04B 2.08%
1979 $0.04B 2.97%
1978 $0.03B 3.21%
1977 $0.03B 3.13%
1976 $0.02B 2.91%
1975 $0.02B 3.17%
1974 $0.01B 2.87%
1973 $0.01B 2.66%
1972 $0.01B 2.38%
1971 $0.01B 1.92%
1970 $0.01B 2.23%
1969 $0.01B 2.18%
1968 $0.01B 1.99%
1967 $0.01B 2.40%
1966 $0.00B 2.41%
1965 $0.00B 2.52%
1964 $0.01B 2.87%
1963 $0.00B 2.65%
1962 $0.00B 2.89%
1961 $0.00B 2.70%