Ukraine Military Spending/Defense Budget 1993-2020

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 2018 was $4.75B, a 30.23% increase from 2017.
  • Ukraine military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $3.65B, a 6.55% increase from 2016.
  • Ukraine military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $3.42B, a 5.35% decline from 2015.
  • Ukraine military spending/defense budget for 2015 was $3.62B, a 10.32% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $66.51B
Pakistan $11.38B
Indonesia $7.44B
Vietnam $5.50B
Ukraine $4.75B
Bangladesh $3.89B
Philippines $3.77B
Morocco $3.70B
Egypt $3.11B
Nigeria $2.04B
Myanmar $2.03B
Angola $1.98B
Sri Lanka $1.68B
Kenya $1.10B
Sudan $1.05B
Tunisia $0.84B
Bolivia $0.62B
Cambodia $0.54B
Cameroon $0.43B
Honduras $0.41B
Zambia $0.38B
Georgia $0.32B
Congo, Rep. $0.29B
El Salvador $0.27B
Ghana $0.22B
Mauritania $0.16B
Kyrgyz Republic $0.12B
Mongolia $0.10B
Eswatini $0.09B
Nicaragua $0.08B
Kosovo $0.06B
Papua New Guinea $0.06B
Lesotho $0.05B
Moldova $0.03B
Timor-Leste $0.02B
Cabo Verde $0.01B
Ukraine Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2018 $4.75B 3.78%
2017 $3.65B 3.24%
2016 $3.42B 3.67%
2015 $3.62B 3.97%
2014 $4.03B 3.02%
2013 $4.39B 2.39%
2012 $4.14B 2.35%
2011 $3.68B 2.26%
2010 $3.73B 2.74%
2009 $3.45B 2.84%
2008 $4.81B 2.56%
2007 $4.10B 2.75%
2006 $2.99B 2.67%
2005 $2.41B 2.70%
2004 $1.69B 2.51%
2003 $1.43B 2.75%
2002 $1.18B 2.68%
2001 $1.09B 2.77%
2000 $1.14B 3.51%
1999 $0.94B 2.88%
1998 $1.41B 3.24%
1997 $2.07B 3.99%
1996 $1.46B 3.18%
1995 $1.05B 2.73%
1994 $0.92B 2.42%
1993 $0.15B 0.43%