Benin Military Spending/Defense Budget 1960-2022

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).
  • Benin military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $0.07B, a 5.44% increase from 2019.
  • Benin military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.07B, a 24.5% decline from 2018.
  • Benin military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.09B, a 22.33% decline from 2017.
  • Benin military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.12B, a 45.94% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Uganda $0.98B
Tanzania $0.66B
Mali $0.59B
Ethiopia $0.46B
Nepal $0.42B
Senegal $0.39B
Burkina Faso $0.38B
Democratic Republic of Congo $0.36B
Chad $0.32B
Afghanistan $0.28B
Niger $0.24B
Guinea $0.21B
Mozambique $0.15B
Rwanda $0.14B
Togo $0.12B
Somalia $0.10B
Malawi $0.09B
Madagascar $0.09B
Tajikistan $0.08B
Benin $0.07B
Burundi $0.07B
Central African Republic $0.04B
Sierra Leone $0.02B
Guinea-Bissau $0.02B
Liberia $0.02B
Gambia $0.01B
Haiti $0.00B
Benin Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $0.07B 0.47%
2019 $0.07B 0.47%
2018 $0.09B 0.63%
2017 $0.12B 0.92%
2016 $0.08B 0.67%
2015 $0.09B 0.80%
2014 $0.09B 0.70%
2013 $0.09B 0.69%
2012 $0.08B 0.70%
2008 $0.06B 0.66%
2006 $0.05B 0.67%
2005 $0.04B 0.68%
2004 $0.04B 0.68%
2003 $0.03B 0.65%
2002 $0.03B 0.62%
2001 $0.01B 0.36%
2000 $0.01B 0.41%
1999 $0.02B 0.49%
1990 $0.03B 1.23%
1989 $0.03B 1.31%
1988 $0.04B 1.56%
1987 $0.04B 1.57%
1986 $0.03B 1.36%
1985 $0.02B 1.30%
1984 $0.02B 1.46%
1983 $0.02B 1.19%
1982 $0.02B 1.05%
1981 $0.02B 1.55%
1980 $0.02B 2.03%
1979 $0.02B 1.93%
1978 $0.01B 1.19%
1977 $0.01B 1.68%
1976 $0.01B 1.28%
1975 $0.01B 1.49%
1974 $0.01B 1.44%
1973 $0.01B 1.68%
1972 $0.00B 1.49%
1971 $0.00B 1.60%
1970 $0.00B 1.63%
1969 $0.00B 1.89%
1968 $0.00B 2.07%
1967 $0.00B 1.98%
1966 $0.00B 1.90%
1965 $0.00B 2.11%
1964 $0.00B 2.18%
1963 $0.00B 1.74%
1962 $0.00B 1.75%
1961 $0.00B 1.40%
1960 $0.00B 0.87%