Cuba Military Spending/Defense Budget 2003-2023

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).
  • Cuba military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.13B, a 4.94% increase from 2017.
  • Cuba military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.12B, a 0.89% decline from 2016.
  • Cuba military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $0.12B, a 4.47% increase from 2015.
  • Cuba military spending/defense budget for 2015 was $0.12B, a 5.79% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
China $232.53B
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Brazil $28.18B
Turkey $19.65B
Iran $11.23B
Colombia $10.13B
Algeria $9.58B
Thailand $6.88B
Iraq $6.32B
Mexico $5.84B
Romania $4.36B
South Africa $3.62B
Malaysia $3.45B
Lebanon $2.78B
Peru $2.65B
Ecuador $2.55B
Jordan $1.96B
Azerbaijan $1.67B
Kazakhstan $1.57B
Bulgaria $0.96B
Serbia $0.82B
Belarus $0.71B
Dominican Republic $0.59B
Armenia $0.51B
Botswana $0.50B
Namibia $0.46B
Paraguay $0.39B
Guatemala $0.27B
Gabon $0.26B
Jamaica $0.21B
Albania $0.18B
Bosnia $0.17B
Equatorial Guinea $0.15B
Cuba $0.13B
North Macedonia $0.12B
Fiji $0.08B
Montenegro $0.08B
Guyana $0.06B
Belize $0.02B
Mauritius $0.02B
Costa Rica $0.00B
Cuba Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2018 $0.13B 2.88%
2017 $0.12B 2.87%
2016 $0.12B 3.07%
2015 $0.12B 3.08%
2014 $0.13B 3.54%
2013 $0.12B 3.51%
2012 $0.13B 3.94%
2011 $0.09B 3.08%
2010 $0.09B 3.33%
2009 $0.09B 3.38%
2008 $0.09B 3.38%
2007 $0.08B 3.38%
2006 $0.08B 3.38%
2005 $0.08B 3.38%
2004 $0.06B 3.38%
2003 $0.30B 3.38%