Uruguay Military Spending/Defense Budget 1972-2020

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).
  • Uruguay military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $1.17B, a 0.21% 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.
  • Uruguay military spending/defense budget for 2015 was $0.97B, a 6.24% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
United States $648.80B
Saudi Arabia $67.55B
France $63.80B
United Kingdom $50.00B
Germany $49.47B
Japan $46.62B
South Korea $43.07B
Italy $27.81B
Australia $26.71B
Canada $21.62B
Spain $18.25B
Israel $15.95B
Poland $11.60B
Netherlands $11.24B
Singapore $10.84B
Kuwait $7.30B
Norway $7.07B
Oman $6.71B
Sweden $5.76B
Chile $5.57B
Greece $5.23B
Belgium $4.96B
Switzerland $4.80B
Portugal $4.25B
Denmark $4.23B
Argentina $4.14B
Finland $3.85B
Austria $3.37B
Czech Republic $2.71B
New Zealand $2.26B
Hungary $1.64B
Bahrain $1.40B
Slovak Republic $1.28B
Ireland $1.21B
Uruguay $1.17B
Lithuania $1.03B
Croatia $0.89B
Latvia $0.68B
Estonia $0.62B
Slovenia $0.53B
Luxembourg $0.42B
Cyprus $0.38B
Brunei $0.35B
Trinidad and Tobago $0.17B
Malta $0.07B
Seychelles $0.02B
Panama $0.00B
Iceland $0.00B
Uruguay Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2018 $1.17B 1.95%
2017 $1.17B 1.98%
2016 $0.99B 1.88%
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%