Yemen Military Spending/Defense Budget 1990-2021

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).
  • Yemen military spending/defense budget for 2014 was $1.71B, a 4.01% increase from 2013.
  • Yemen military spending/defense budget for 2013 was $1.65B, a 1.85% increase from 2012.
  • Yemen military spending/defense budget for 2012 was $1.62B, a 0.41% increase from 2011.
  • Yemen military spending/defense budget for 2011 was $1.61B, a 11.33% increase from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
Yemen $1.71B
South Sudan $1.30B
North Korea $0.82B
Tanzania $0.51B
Ethiopia $0.41B
Chad $0.39B
Zimbabwe $0.37B
Congo, Dem. Rep. $0.34B
Nepal $0.33B
Uganda $0.33B
Afghanistan $0.27B
Senegal $0.24B
Mali $0.22B
Guinea $0.20B
Burkina Faso $0.18B
Mozambique $0.17B
Niger $0.15B
Tajikistan $0.10B
Benin $0.09B
Rwanda $0.09B
Togo $0.08B
Madagascar $0.07B
Burundi $0.06B
Somalia $0.06B
Malawi $0.05B
Sierra Leone $0.05B
Central African Republic $0.04B
Guinea-Bissau $0.02B
Gambia $0.01B
Liberia $0.01B
Haiti $0.00B
Yemen Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2014 $1.71B 3.97%
2013 $1.65B 4.08%
2012 $1.62B 4.57%
2011 $1.61B 4.93%
2010 $1.45B 4.69%
2009 $1.42B 5.65%
2008 $1.20B 4.45%
2007 $1.05B 4.85%
2006 $0.82B 4.31%
2005 $0.82B 4.87%
2004 $0.74B 5.30%
2003 $0.81B 6.85%
2002 $0.74B 6.90%
2001 $0.54B 5.48%
2000 $0.47B 4.92%
1999 $0.40B 5.17%
1998 $0.38B 6.08%
1997 $0.40B 5.81%
1996 $0.42B 5.28%
1995 $0.81B 6.35%
1994 $2.35B 8.40%
1993 $1.54B 7.06%
1992 $1.31B 7.28%
1991 $1.03B 7.01%
1990 $0.81B 6.55%