Namibia Military Spending/Defense Budget 1991-2021

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).
  • Namibia military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.41B, a 9.91% decline from 2018.
  • Namibia military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.46B, a 0.11% decline from 2017.
  • Namibia military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.46B, a 7.22% increase from 2016.
  • Namibia military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $0.43B, a 17.91% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Iran $12.62B
Algeria $10.30B
Colombia $10.08B
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Kazakhstan $1.77B
Serbia $1.14B
Belarus $0.78B
Armenia $0.67B
Dominican Republic $0.62B
Botswana $0.52B
Namibia $0.41B
Paraguay $0.40B
Guatemala $0.34B
Gabon $0.27B
Jamaica $0.25B
Albania $0.20B
Bosnia $0.18B
North Macedonia $0.15B
Montenegro $0.09B
Fiji $0.08B
Guyana $0.07B
Belize $0.02B
Mauritius $0.02B
Costa Rica $0.00B
Namibia Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $0.41B 3.03%
2018 $0.46B 3.22%
2017 $0.46B 3.43%
2016 $0.43B 3.76%
2015 $0.52B 4.40%
2014 $0.54B 4.20%
2013 $0.39B 3.07%
2012 $0.41B 3.17%
2011 $0.44B 3.57%
2010 $0.40B 3.51%
2009 $0.30B 3.37%
2008 $0.27B 3.14%
2007 $0.23B 2.61%
2006 $0.20B 2.50%
2005 $0.19B 2.65%
2004 $0.17B 2.53%
2003 $0.13B 2.62%
2002 $0.09B 2.62%
2001 $0.10B 3.01%
2000 $0.09B 2.71%
1999 $0.11B 3.12%
1998 $0.08B 2.32%
1997 $0.08B 2.30%
1996 $0.07B 1.90%
1995 $0.07B 1.95%
1994 $0.06B 1.75%
1993 $0.07B 2.46%
1992 $0.12B 4.25%
1991 $0.14B 5.62%