Ukraine Military Spending/Defense Budget 1993-2021

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).
  • Ukraine military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $5.23B, a 25.4% increase from 2018.
  • Ukraine military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $4.17B, a 28.43% increase from 2017.
  • Ukraine military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $3.25B, a 10.29% increase from 2016.
  • Ukraine military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $2.94B, a 0.53% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $71.12B
Pakistan $10.26B
Indonesia $7.66B
Ukraine $5.23B
Bangladesh $4.36B
Egypt $3.74B
Morocco $3.72B
Philippines $3.47B
Nigeria $1.86B
Sri Lanka $1.67B
Angola $1.47B
Kenya $1.15B
Tunisia $1.00B
Sudan $0.72B
Cambodia $0.60B
Bolivia $0.60B
Cameroon $0.42B
Honduras $0.40B
El Salvador $0.32B
Georgia $0.32B
Congo, Rep. $0.30B
Zambia $0.29B
Ghana $0.23B
Mauritania $0.16B
Kyrgyz Republic $0.12B
Mongolia $0.10B
Eswatini $0.09B
Nicaragua $0.08B
Papua New Guinea $0.08B
Kosovo $0.07B
Lesotho $0.04B
Moldova $0.04B
Timor-Leste $0.03B
Cabo Verde $0.01B
Ukraine Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $5.23B 3.36%
2018 $4.17B 3.19%
2017 $3.25B 2.88%
2016 $2.94B 3.15%
2015 $2.96B 3.25%
2014 $3.00B 2.25%
2013 $2.90B 1.58%
2012 $2.84B 1.61%
2011 $2.50B 1.53%
2010 $2.59B 1.90%
2009 $2.32B 1.91%
2008 $3.36B 1.79%
2007 $2.86B 1.92%
2006 $2.09B 1.86%
2005 $1.68B 1.88%
2004 $1.32B 1.97%
2003 $1.10B 2.12%
2002 $0.87B 1.98%
2001 $0.74B 1.89%
2000 $0.70B 2.15%
1999 $0.62B 1.90%
1998 $0.91B 2.11%
1997 $1.45B 2.80%
1996 $1.01B 2.19%
1995 $0.78B 2.04%
1994 $0.68B 1.80%
1993 $0.12B 0.35%