Oman Military Spending/Defense Budget 1971-2024

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 2021 was $5.78B, a 5.12% decline from 2020.
  • Oman military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $6.10B, a 6.95% decline from 2019.
  • Oman military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $6.55B, a 13.41% decline from 2018.
  • Oman military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $7.57B, a 11.21% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
United States $800.67B
United Kingdom $68.37B
France $56.65B
Germany $56.02B
Saudi Arabia $55.56B
Japan $54.12B
South Korea $50.23B
Italy $32.01B
Australia $31.75B
Canada $26.45B
Israel $24.34B
Spain $19.54B
Netherlands $13.75B
Poland $13.71B
Qatar $11.59B
Singapore $11.12B
Kuwait $9.02B
Norway $8.25B
Greece $8.08B
Sweden $7.89B
Belgium $6.31B
Chile $6.23B
Finland $5.90B
Oman $5.78B
Switzerland $5.74B
Denmark $5.39B
Portugal $4.91B
Czech Republic $3.94B
Austria $3.83B
New Zealand $3.39B
Hungary $2.78B
Argentina $2.59B
Slovak Republic $1.98B
Croatia $1.74B
Bahrain $1.38B
Ireland $1.27B
Uruguay $1.26B
Lithuania $1.24B
Latvia $0.83B
Estonia $0.76B
Slovenia $0.73B
Cyprus $0.52B
Luxembourg $0.46B
Brunei $0.45B
Trinidad and Tobago $0.21B
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
2021 $5.78B 7.34%
2020 $6.10B 9.85%
2019 $6.55B 8.64%
2018 $7.57B 9.54%
2017 $6.80B 9.64%
2016 $7.94B 12.12%
2015 $7.53B 10.93%
2014 $8.21B 10.13%
2013 $8.77B 11.13%
2012 $9.25B 12.07%
2011 $5.00B 7.35%
2010 $3.67B 6.44%
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%