Norway Military Spending/Defense Budget 1960-2021

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).
  • Norway military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $7.00B, a 0.9% decline from 2018.
  • Norway military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $7.07B, a 9.3% increase from 2017.
  • Norway military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $6.47B, a 7.81% increase from 2016.
  • Norway military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $6.00B, a 3.13% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
United States $731.75B
Saudi Arabia $61.87B
France $50.12B
Germany $49.28B
United Kingdom $48.65B
Japan $47.61B
South Korea $43.89B
Italy $26.79B
Australia $25.91B
Canada $22.20B
Israel $20.46B
Spain $17.18B
Netherlands $12.06B
Poland $11.90B
Singapore $11.21B
Kuwait $7.71B
Norway $7.00B
Oman $6.73B
Sweden $5.92B
Greece $5.47B
Chile $5.18B
Switzerland $5.18B
Belgium $4.82B
Denmark $4.56B
Portugal $4.51B
Finland $3.97B
Austria $3.24B
Argentina $3.14B
New Zealand $2.93B
Czech Republic $2.91B
Hungary $1.90B
Slovak Republic $1.87B
Bahrain $1.40B
Uruguay $1.15B
Ireland $1.11B
Lithuania $1.08B
Croatia $1.01B
Latvia $0.71B
Estonia $0.66B
Slovenia $0.57B
Luxembourg $0.43B
Brunei $0.41B
Cyprus $0.40B
Trinidad and Tobago $0.17B
Malta $0.08B
Seychelles $0.02B
Iceland $0.00B
Panama $0.00B
Norway Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $7.00B 1.68%
2018 $7.07B 1.63%
2017 $6.47B 1.62%
2016 $6.00B 1.63%
2015 $5.82B 1.51%
2014 $7.34B 1.47%
2013 $7.39B 1.41%
2012 $7.14B 1.40%
2011 $7.23B 1.45%
2010 $6.50B 1.52%
2009 $6.20B 1.60%
2008 $6.37B 1.38%
2007 $5.88B 1.47%
2006 $5.01B 1.45%
2005 $4.88B 1.58%
2004 $4.89B 1.85%
2003 $4.52B 1.97%
2002 $4.07B 2.08%
2001 $2.97B 1.70%
2000 $2.92B 1.71%
1999 $3.31B 2.04%
1998 $3.32B 2.16%
1997 $3.25B 2.02%
1996 $3.54B 2.16%
1995 $3.51B 2.31%
1994 $3.40B 2.73%
1993 $3.18B 2.69%
1992 $3.80B 2.96%
1991 $3.29B 2.75%
1990 $3.39B 2.89%
1989 $2.93B 2.91%
1988 $2.89B 2.89%
1987 $2.75B 2.98%
1986 $2.17B 2.81%
1985 $1.80B 2.80%
1984 $1.55B 2.54%
1983 $1.70B 2.80%
1982 $1.70B 2.74%
1981 $1.65B 2.62%
1980 $1.67B 2.62%
1979 $1.45B 2.77%
1978 $1.31B 2.84%
1977 $1.11B 3.10%
1976 $0.98B 3.12%
1975 $0.91B 3.21%
1974 $0.71B 3.04%
1973 $0.61B 3.13%
1972 $0.49B 3.29%
1971 $0.43B 3.39%
1970 $0.39B 3.47%
1969 $0.35B 3.60%
1968 $0.32B 3.61%
1967 $0.29B 3.51%
1966 $0.27B 3.57%
1965 $0.27B 3.40%
1964 $0.22B 3.12%
1963 $0.21B 3.21%
1962 $0.19B 3.24%
1961 $0.17B 3.00%
1960 $0.15B 3.20%