Poland 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).
  • Poland military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $11.90B, a 1.15% decline from 2018.
  • Poland military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $12.04B, a 21.98% increase from 2017.
  • Poland military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $9.87B, a 7.71% increase from 2016.
  • Poland military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $9.16B, a 10.27% decline 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
Poland Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $11.90B 2.02%
2018 $12.04B 2.06%
2017 $9.87B 1.90%
2016 $9.16B 1.94%
2015 $10.21B 2.14%
2014 $10.35B 1.90%
2013 $9.28B 1.77%
2012 $8.99B 1.80%
2011 $9.46B 1.79%
2010 $8.79B 1.83%
2009 $7.90B 1.80%
2008 $9.35B 1.75%
2007 $8.59B 2.00%
2006 $6.62B 1.92%
2005 $5.90B 1.93%
2004 $4.78B 1.87%
2003 $4.15B 1.91%
2002 $3.78B 1.90%
2001 $3.63B 1.91%
2000 $3.15B 1.83%
1999 $3.23B 1.90%
1998 $3.49B 2.02%
1997 $3.19B 2.03%
1996 $3.08B 1.97%
1995 $2.72B 1.96%
1994 $2.25B 2.27%
1993 $2.12B 2.47%
1992 $1.88B 2.23%
1991 $1.72B 2.25%
1990 $1.54B 2.61%
1989 $1.49B 1.82%
1988 $1.78B 2.59%
1987 $1.77B 2.76%
1986 $2.17B 2.94%
1985 $2.14B 3.02%
1984 $2.31B 3.06%
1983 $2.20B 2.90%
1982 $2.12B 3.25%
1981 $1.57B 2.91%
1980 $1.51B 2.65%
1979 $1.94B 2.65%
1978 $10.29B 2.65%
1977 $17.38B 2.65%
1976 $15.57B 2.65%
1975 $14.34B 2.65%
1974 $13.16B 2.65%
1973 $12.06B 2.65%
1972 $10.05B 2.65%
1971 $9.45B 2.65%
1970 $8.53B 2.65%
1969 $7.98B 2.65%
1968 $7.23B 2.65%
1967 $6.28B 2.65%
1966 $5.98B 2.65%
1965 $5.53B 2.65%
1964 $5.20B 2.65%
1963 $4.95B 2.65%
1962 $4.38B 2.65%
1961 $4.03B 2.65%
1960 $3.55B 2.65%