Central African Republic Military Spending/Defense Budget 1991-2024

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).
  • Central African Republic military spending/defense budget for 2021 was $0.04B, a 2.59% decline from 2020.
  • Central African Republic military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $0.04B, a 8.76% increase from 2019.
  • Central African Republic military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.04B, a 33.62% increase from 2018.
  • Central African Republic military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.03B, a 10.91% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Central African Republic Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $0.04B 1.86%
2020 $0.04B 2.01%
2019 $0.04B 1.92%
2018 $0.03B 1.43%
2017 $0.03B 1.44%
2016 $0.03B 1.53%
2015 $0.03B 1.69%
2014 $0.04B 2.26%
2013 $0.05B 3.16%
2012 $0.04B 1.97%
2011 $0.05B 2.27%
2010 $0.05B 2.60%
2009 $0.04B 1.82%
2008 $0.03B 1.59%
2007 $0.02B 1.13%
2005 $0.02B 1.15%
2004 $0.02B 1.20%
2003 $0.02B 1.35%
2002 $0.01B 1.11%
1996 $0.01B 1.21%
1995 $0.01B 1.17%
1994 $0.01B 1.26%
1993 $0.02B 1.50%
1992 $0.02B 1.64%
1991 $0.02B 1.57%