Kazakhstan Military Spending/Defense Budget 1993-2024

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).
  • Kazakhstan military spending/defense budget for 2021 was $1.62B, a 4.5% increase from 2020.
  • Kazakhstan military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $1.55B, a 16.47% decline from 2019.
  • Kazakhstan military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $1.85B, a 23.7% increase from 2018.
  • Kazakhstan military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $1.50B, a 7.75% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
China $293.35B
Russia $65.91B
Iran $24.59B
Brazil $19.19B
Turkey $15.48B
Colombia $10.18B
Algeria $9.11B
Mexico $8.68B
Thailand $6.60B
Romania $5.56B
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South Africa $3.27B
Azerbaijan $2.70B
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Peru $2.36B
Jordan $2.18B
Kazakhstan $1.62B
Serbia $1.27B
Bulgaria $1.22B
Belarus $0.76B
Armenia $0.62B
Dominican Republic $0.58B
Botswana $0.52B
Namibia $0.40B
Paraguay $0.37B
Guatemala $0.34B
Gabon $0.31B
Albania $0.24B
North Macedonia $0.21B
Jamaica $0.21B
Bosnia $0.19B
Equatorial Guinea $0.17B
Montenegro $0.10B
Guyana $0.07B
Fiji $0.07B
Belize $0.02B
Mauritius $0.02B
Costa Rica $0.00B
Kazakhstan Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $1.62B 0.87%
2020 $1.55B 0.94%
2019 $1.85B 1.02%
2018 $1.50B 0.84%
2017 $1.39B 0.83%
2016 $1.28B 0.93%
2015 $0.00B 0.93%
2014 $2.31B 1.04%
2013 $2.55B 1.08%
2012 $2.18B 1.05%
2011 $1.80B 0.94%
2010 $1.50B 1.01%
2009 $1.27B 1.10%
2008 $1.54B 1.15%
2007 $1.36B 1.30%
2006 $0.79B 0.98%
2005 $0.59B 1.04%
2004 $0.43B 0.99%
2003 $0.32B 1.03%
2002 $0.25B 1.00%
2001 $0.22B 1.00%
2000 $0.14B 0.78%
1999 $0.14B 0.82%
1998 $0.24B 1.15%
1997 $0.24B 1.11%
1996 $0.24B 1.20%
1995 $0.18B 1.03%
1994 $0.11B 0.84%
1993 $0.00B 1.06%