Mauritania 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).
  • Mauritania military spending/defense budget for 2022 was $0.23B, a 2.42% decline from 2021.
  • Mauritania military spending/defense budget for 2021 was $0.23B, a 16.32% increase from 2020.
  • Mauritania military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $0.20B, a 22.25% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritania military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.16B, a 2.13% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
India $81.36B
Ukraine $44.00B
Pakistan $10.34B
Indonesia $8.99B
Morocco $5.00B
Bangladesh $4.81B
Egypt $4.65B
Philippines $3.97B
Nigeria $3.11B
Myanmar $1.86B
Angola $1.62B
Tunisia $1.16B
Kenya $1.14B
Sri Lanka $1.05B
Bolivia $0.64B
Cambodia $0.61B
Honduras $0.48B
El Salvador $0.42B
Cameroon $0.42B
Georgia $0.36B
Zambia $0.33B
Republic of Congo $0.27B
Ghana $0.23B
Mauritania $0.23B
Kyrgyz Republic $0.15B
Mongolia $0.12B
Kosovo $0.11B
Papua New Guinea $0.10B
Nicaragua $0.08B
Eswatini $0.07B
Moldova $0.05B
Timor-Leste $0.04B
Lesotho $0.03B
Cabo Verde $0.01B
Kiribati $0.00B
Solomon Islands $0.00B
Vietnam $0.00B
Micronesia $0.00B
Sudan $0.00B
Uzbekistan $0.00B
West Bank and Gaza $0.00B
Djibouti $0.00B
Sao Tome and Principe $0.00B
Bhutan $0.00B
Lao PDR $0.00B
Vanuatu $0.00B
Mauritania Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2022 $0.23B 2.27%
2021 $0.23B 2.29%
2020 $0.20B 2.39%
2019 $0.16B 2.00%
2018 $0.16B 2.13%
2017 $0.14B 2.12%
2016 $0.14B 2.15%
2015 $0.13B 2.16%
2014 $0.14B 2.20%
2013 $0.14B 2.00%
2012 $0.14B 2.12%
2011 $0.00B 0.00%
2010 $0.00B 0.00%
2009 $0.11B 3.14%
2008 $0.12B 3.06%
2007 $0.00B 0.00%
2006 $0.08B 2.69%
2005 $0.07B 3.05%
2004 $0.00B 3.84%
2003 $0.06B 4.00%
2002 $0.04B 2.74%
2001 $0.05B 4.00%
2000 $0.04B 2.93%
1999 $0.03B 2.27%
1998 $0.03B 1.86%
1997 $0.04B 2.97%
1996 $0.04B 2.63%
1995 $0.03B 2.26%
1994 $0.03B 2.24%
1993 $0.03B 2.41%
1992 $0.04B 2.69%
1991 $0.04B 3.60%
1990 $0.04B 3.83%
1989 $0.04B 3.96%
1988 $0.04B 4.49%
1987 $0.04B 4.67%
1986 $0.04B 5.04%
1985 $0.04B 5.95%
1984 $0.00B 0.00%
1983 $0.00B 0.00%
1982 $0.00B 0.00%
1981 $0.00B 0.00%
1980 $0.00B 0.00%
1979 $0.00B 0.00%
1978 $0.00B 0.00%
1977 $0.00B 0.00%
1976 $0.00B 0.00%
1975 $0.00B 0.00%
1974 $0.00B 0.00%
1973 $0.00B 0.00%
1972 $0.00B 0.00%
1971 $0.00B 0.00%
1970 $0.00B 0.00%
1969 $0.00B 0.00%
1968 $0.00B 0.00%
1967 $0.00B 0.00%
1966 $0.00B 0.00%
1965 $0.00B 0.00%
1964 $0.00B 0.00%
1963 $0.00B 0.00%
1962 $0.00B 0.00%
1961 $0.00B 0.00%
1960 $0.00B 0.00%