El Salvador 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).
  • El Salvador military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.32B, a 8.45% increase from 2018.
  • El Salvador military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.29B, a 12.92% increase from 2017.
  • El Salvador military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.26B, a 5.37% increase from 2016.
  • El Salvador military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $0.25B, a 0.04% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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El Salvador Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $0.32B 1.19%
2018 $0.29B 1.14%
2017 $0.26B 1.05%
2016 $0.25B 1.04%
2015 $0.25B 1.07%
2014 $0.23B 1.04%
2013 $0.24B 1.08%
2012 $0.22B 1.05%
2011 $0.22B 1.09%
2010 $0.20B 1.09%
2009 $0.19B 1.08%
2008 $0.17B 0.96%
2007 $0.17B 0.97%
2006 $0.14B 0.89%
2005 $0.13B 0.90%
2004 $0.13B 0.81%
2003 $0.13B 0.84%
2002 $0.16B 1.13%
2001 $0.15B 1.09%
2000 $0.11B 0.84%
1999 $0.11B 0.92%
1998 $0.11B 0.92%
1997 $0.11B 1.01%
1996 $0.11B 1.07%
1995 $0.11B 1.18%
1994 $0.11B 1.35%
1993 $0.12B 1.68%
1992 $0.13B 2.25%
1991 $0.15B 2.73%
1990 $0.16B 3.41%
1989 $0.21B 4.87%
1988 $0.18B 4.27%
1987 $0.18B 4.47%
1986 $0.16B 4.33%
1985 $0.25B 6.59%
1984 $0.24B 6.44%
1983 $0.12B 3.55%
1982 $0.09B 2.78%
1981 $0.08B 2.28%
1980 $0.06B 1.74%
1979 $0.05B 1.58%
1978 $0.03B 1.12%
1977 $0.03B 0.97%
1976 $0.02B 0.88%
1975 $0.02B 0.83%
1974 $0.01B 0.80%
1973 $0.01B 0.87%
1972 $0.01B 0.88%
1971 $0.01B 0.72%
1970 $0.01B 0.63%
1969 $0.01B 0.72%
1968 $0.01B 0.66%
1967 $0.01B 0.69%
1966 $0.01B 0.71%
1965 $0.01B 0.74%
1964 $0.01B 0.74%
1963 $0.01B 0.74%
1962 $0.01B 0.74%
1961 $0.00B 0.74%
1960 $0.00B 0.74%