Lesotho Military Spending/Defense Budget 1976-2024

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).
  • Lesotho military spending/defense budget for 2021 was $0.04B, a 4.08% decline from 2020.
  • Lesotho military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $0.04B, a 13.89% decline from 2019.
  • Lesotho military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.04B, a 12.18% decline from 2018.
  • Lesotho military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.05B, a 2.91% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
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Lesotho Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $0.04B 1.29%
2020 $0.04B 1.62%
2019 $0.04B 1.62%
2018 $0.05B 1.79%
2017 $0.05B 1.95%
2016 $0.04B 1.78%
2015 $0.04B 1.73%
2014 $0.05B 1.77%
2013 $0.05B 1.82%
2012 $0.05B 1.93%
2011 $0.06B 2.04%
2010 $0.07B 2.85%
2009 $0.05B 2.48%
2008 $0.03B 1.45%
2007 $0.04B 2.08%
2006 $0.04B 2.07%
2005 $0.03B 2.05%
2004 $0.03B 2.13%
2003 $0.03B 2.37%
2002 $0.02B 2.52%
2001 $0.02B 2.74%
2000 $0.03B 3.28%
1999 $0.03B 3.56%
1998 $0.03B 2.85%
1997 $0.03B 2.71%
1996 $0.03B 2.82%
1995 $0.03B 3.24%
1994 $0.03B 2.74%
1993 $0.02B 2.48%
1992 $0.02B 2.71%
1991 $0.02B 2.89%
1990 $0.02B 3.55%
1989 $0.02B 4.31%
1988 $0.02B 3.37%
1987 $0.02B 4.18%
1986 $0.01B 4.84%
1985 $0.01B 4.31%
1984 $0.01B 3.98%
1983 $0.01B 4.01%
1982 $0.01B 4.36%
1981 $0.01B 3.31%
1980 $0.01B 3.16%
1979 $0.01B 1.85%
1978 $0.00B 1.51%
1977 $0.00B 1.44%
1976 $0.00B 1.55%