Cameroon Military Spending/Defense Budget 1970-2024

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).
  • Cameroon military spending/defense budget for 2021 was $0.44B, a 12.72% increase from 2020.
  • Cameroon military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $0.39B, a 6.87% decline from 2019.
  • Cameroon military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.42B, a 1.77% decline from 2018.
  • Cameroon military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.43B, a 5.33% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $76.60B
Pakistan $11.30B
Indonesia $8.26B
Ukraine $5.94B
Morocco $5.38B
Egypt $5.17B
Bangladesh $4.88B
Nigeria $4.47B
Philippines $4.09B
Myanmar $2.11B
Sri Lanka $1.56B
Tunisia $1.25B
Kenya $1.11B
Angola $0.98B
Cambodia $0.64B
Bolivia $0.63B
Cameroon $0.44B
Honduras $0.44B
El Salvador $0.38B
Sudan $0.38B
Republic of Congo $0.31B
Georgia $0.30B
Ghana $0.30B
Zambia $0.28B
Mauritania $0.23B
Kyrgyz Republic $0.12B
Mongolia $0.11B
Papua New Guinea $0.09B
Eswatini $0.08B
Kosovo $0.08B
Nicaragua $0.08B
Moldova $0.05B
Timor-Leste $0.04B
Lesotho $0.04B
Cabo Verde $0.01B
Cameroon Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $0.44B 1.02%
2020 $0.39B 1.01%
2019 $0.42B 1.09%
2018 $0.43B 1.11%
2017 $0.41B 1.17%
2016 $0.39B 1.19%
2015 $0.35B 1.14%
2014 $0.40B 1.15%
2013 $0.39B 1.21%
2012 $0.35B 1.22%
2011 $0.35B 1.18%
2010 $0.35B 1.35%
2009 $0.34B 1.32%
2008 $0.35B 1.31%
2007 $0.30B 1.33%
2006 $0.26B 1.33%
2005 $0.22B 1.24%
2004 $0.22B 1.40%
2003 $0.19B 1.38%
2002 $0.15B 1.34%
2001 $0.12B 1.29%
2000 $0.12B 1.32%
1999 $0.14B 1.44%
1998 $0.14B 1.40%
1997 $0.12B 1.30%
1996 $0.12B 1.22%
1995 $0.11B 1.25%
1994 $0.09B 1.31%
1993 $0.17B 1.33%
1992 $0.18B 1.53%
1991 $0.18B 1.51%
1990 $0.18B 1.47%
1989 $0.15B 1.33%
1988 $0.15B 1.28%
1987 $0.16B 1.25%
1986 $0.15B 1.22%
1985 $0.12B 1.34%
1984 $0.13B 1.74%
1983 $0.13B 1.89%
1982 $0.13B 1.99%
1981 $0.12B 1.82%
1980 $0.10B 1.56%
1979 $0.09B 1.66%
1978 $0.07B 1.67%
1977 $0.06B 1.72%
1976 $0.05B 1.76%
1975 $0.05B 1.73%
1974 $0.03B 1.69%
1973 $0.03B 1.76%
1972 $0.02B 1.76%
1971 $0.02B 1.84%
1970 $0.02B 1.87%