Uruguay Military Spending/Defense Budget 1972-2021

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).
  • Uruguay military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $1.15B, a 9.82% decline from 2018.
  • Uruguay military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $1.27B, a 9.04% increase from 2017.
  • Uruguay military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $1.17B, a 17.96% increase from 2016.
  • Uruguay military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $0.99B, a 1.89% increase 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
Uruguay Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $1.15B 2.02%
2018 $1.27B 2.13%
2017 $1.17B 1.96%
2016 $0.99B 1.87%
2015 $0.97B 1.82%
2014 $1.03B 1.81%
2013 $1.05B 1.82%
2012 $0.92B 1.80%
2011 $0.82B 1.72%
2010 $0.76B 1.88%
2009 $0.58B 1.82%
2008 $0.57B 1.87%
2007 $0.42B 1.78%
2006 $0.39B 2.01%
2005 $0.35B 2.00%
2004 $0.28B 2.04%
2003 $0.27B 2.24%
2002 $0.34B 2.53%
2001 $0.52B 2.50%
2000 $0.56B 2.44%
1999 $0.57B 2.39%
1998 $0.57B 2.26%
1997 $0.58B 2.40%
1996 $0.58B 2.81%
1995 $0.52B 2.71%
1994 $0.45B 2.58%
1993 $0.42B 2.79%
1992 $0.37B 2.85%
1991 $0.27B 2.39%
1990 $0.33B 3.53%
1989 $0.30B 3.53%
1988 $0.26B 3.16%
1987 $0.22B 3.04%
1986 $0.24B 4.12%
1985 $0.20B 4.30%
1984 $0.22B 4.58%
1983 $0.27B 5.38%
1982 $0.60B 6.45%
1981 $0.71B 6.26%
1980 $0.48B 4.70%
1979 $0.28B 3.80%
1978 $0.19B 3.62%
1977 $0.16B 3.75%
1976 $0.13B 3.48%
1975 $0.16B 4.29%
1974 $0.19B 4.53%
1973 $0.11B 3.76%
1972 $0.05B 2.20%