Spain Military Spending/Defense Budget 1960-2024

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).
  • Spain military spending/defense budget for 2021 was $19.54B, a 12.12% increase from 2020.
  • Spain military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $17.43B, a 1.41% increase from 2019.
  • Spain military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $17.19B, a 3.56% decline from 2018.
  • Spain military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $17.82B, a 11.09% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
United States $800.67B
United Kingdom $68.37B
France $56.65B
Germany $56.02B
Saudi Arabia $55.56B
Japan $54.12B
South Korea $50.23B
Italy $32.01B
Australia $31.75B
Canada $26.45B
Israel $24.34B
Spain $19.54B
Netherlands $13.75B
Poland $13.71B
Qatar $11.59B
Singapore $11.12B
Kuwait $9.02B
Norway $8.25B
Greece $8.08B
Sweden $7.89B
Belgium $6.31B
Chile $6.23B
Finland $5.90B
Oman $5.78B
Switzerland $5.74B
Denmark $5.39B
Portugal $4.91B
Czech Republic $3.94B
Austria $3.83B
New Zealand $3.39B
Hungary $2.78B
Argentina $2.59B
Slovak Republic $1.98B
Croatia $1.74B
Bahrain $1.38B
Ireland $1.27B
Uruguay $1.26B
Lithuania $1.24B
Latvia $0.83B
Estonia $0.76B
Slovenia $0.73B
Cyprus $0.52B
Luxembourg $0.46B
Brunei $0.45B
Trinidad and Tobago $0.21B
Malta $0.08B
Seychelles $0.02B
Iceland $0.00B
Panama $0.00B
Spain Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $19.54B 1.37%
2020 $17.43B 1.36%
2019 $17.19B 1.23%
2018 $17.82B 1.26%
2017 $16.04B 1.23%
2016 $14.01B 1.14%
2015 $15.19B 1.27%
2014 $17.18B 1.25%
2013 $17.24B 1.27%
2012 $18.86B 1.42%
2011 $19.70B 1.33%
2010 $19.71B 1.39%
2009 $20.18B 1.36%
2008 $22.23B 1.37%
2007 $20.07B 1.36%
2006 $17.25B 1.37%
2005 $16.00B 1.39%
2004 $15.26B 1.43%
2003 $12.88B 1.42%
2002 $10.27B 1.46%
2001 $10.22B 1.63%
2000 $10.27B 1.73%
1999 $11.11B 1.76%
1998 $10.33B 1.76%
1997 $9.87B 1.72%
1996 $11.29B 1.81%
1995 $11.44B 1.92%
1994 $10.09B 2.00%
1993 $10.04B 2.01%
1992 $12.25B 2.04%
1991 $11.68B 2.13%
1990 $11.70B 2.29%
1989 $9.30B 2.36%
1988 $8.90B 2.49%
1987 $7.92B 2.61%
1986 $6.27B 2.63%
1985 $5.08B 2.95%
1984 $4.85B 2.97%
1983 $4.77B 2.94%
1982 $4.96B 2.66%
1981 $4.98B 2.58%
1980 $5.51B 2.49%
1979 $4.91B 2.50%
1978 $3.47B 2.36%
1977 $2.81B 2.31%
1976 $2.52B 2.32%
1975 $2.11B 2.00%
1974 $1.97B 2.21%
1973 $1.52B 2.11%
1972 $1.26B 2.32%
1971 $0.90B 2.11%
1970 $0.86B 2.29%
1969 $0.81B 2.43%
1968 $0.67B 2.30%
1967 $0.55B 1.85%
1966 $0.56B 2.08%
1965 $0.44B 1.88%
1964 $0.39B 1.93%
1963 $0.32B 1.97%
1962 $0.31B 2.27%
1961 $0.24B 2.03%
1960 $0.23B 2.25%