Oman Military Spending/Defense Budget 1971-2021

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).
  • Oman military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $6.73B, a 11.05% decline from 2018.
  • Oman military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $7.57B, a 11.21% increase from 2017.
  • Oman military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $6.80B, a 14.28% decline from 2016.
  • Oman military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $7.94B, a 5.34% 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
Oman Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $6.73B 8.76%
2018 $7.57B 9.52%
2017 $6.80B 9.61%
2016 $7.94B 12.03%
2015 $7.53B 10.93%
2014 $8.21B 10.14%
2013 $8.77B 11.11%
2012 $9.25B 12.06%
2011 $5.00B 7.36%
2010 $3.67B 6.26%
2009 $3.37B 6.96%
2008 $3.46B 5.69%
2007 $3.24B 7.71%
2006 $3.02B 8.12%
2005 $2.74B 8.81%
2004 $2.23B 9.01%
2003 $1.97B 9.10%
2002 $1.87B 9.28%
2001 $1.82B 9.36%
2000 $1.58B 8.09%
1999 $1.34B 8.63%
1998 $1.32B 9.46%
1997 $1.48B 9.36%
1996 $1.44B 9.41%
1995 $1.51B 10.97%
1994 $1.52B 11.77%
1993 $1.44B 11.53%
1992 $1.52B 12.18%
1991 $1.25B 11.06%
1990 $1.45B 12.39%
1989 $1.17B 12.50%
1988 $1.15B 13.70%
1987 $1.14B 13.20%
1986 $1.31B 15.87%
1985 $1.62B 15.56%
1984 $1.58B 16.89%
1983 $1.46B 17.16%
1982 $1.26B 16.67%
1981 $1.13B 15.71%
1980 $0.88B 14.91%
1979 $0.58B 15.64%
1978 $0.57B 20.95%
1977 $0.51B 18.78%
1976 $0.59B 23.01%
1975 $0.52B 24.96%
1974 $0.26B 15.53%
1973 $0.09B 18.60%
1972 $0.05B 14.86%
1971 $0.03B 9.65%