Dominican Republic 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).
  • Dominican Republic military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $0.60B, a 2.32% decline from 2019.
  • Dominican Republic military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.61B, a 3.3% increase from 2018.
  • Dominican Republic military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.59B, a 11.37% increase from 2017.
  • Dominican Republic military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.53B, a 11.12% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
China $252.30B
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Brazil $19.74B
Turkey $17.72B
Iran $15.83B
Algeria $9.71B
Colombia $9.22B
Thailand $7.34B
Iraq $7.02B
Mexico $6.12B
Romania $5.73B
Malaysia $3.81B
South Africa $3.15B
Peru $2.63B
Ecuador $2.24B
Azerbaijan $2.24B
Jordan $2.08B
Lebanon $1.92B
Kazakhstan $1.73B
Bulgaria $1.25B
Serbia $1.12B
Belarus $0.84B
Armenia $0.63B
Dominican Republic $0.60B
Botswana $0.55B
Namibia $0.37B
Paraguay $0.36B
Guatemala $0.34B
Gabon $0.27B
Jamaica $0.24B
Albania $0.22B
Bosnia $0.17B
North Macedonia $0.16B
Montenegro $0.10B
Fiji $0.07B
Guyana $0.07B
Belize $0.02B
Mauritius $0.02B
Costa Rica $0.00B
Dominican Republic Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $0.60B 0.75%
2019 $0.61B 0.69%
2018 $0.59B 0.69%
2017 $0.53B 0.67%
2016 $0.48B 0.63%
2015 $0.46B 0.64%
2014 $0.44B 0.65%
2013 $0.38B 0.61%
2012 $0.40B 0.65%
2011 $0.35B 0.60%
2010 $0.35B 0.67%
2009 $0.32B 0.67%
2008 $0.33B 0.70%
2007 $0.27B 0.63%
2006 $0.26B 0.68%
2005 $0.27B 0.77%
2004 $0.15B 0.69%
2003 $0.16B 0.76%
2002 $0.27B 1.06%
2001 $0.31B 1.21%
2000 $0.25B 1.03%
1999 $0.18B 0.82%
1998 $0.16B 0.78%
1997 $0.15B 0.80%
1996 $0.11B 0.63%
1995 $0.08B 0.55%
1994 $0.10B 0.73%
1993 $0.10B 0.76%
1992 $0.06B 0.56%
1991 $0.03B 0.35%
1990 $0.05B 0.68%
1989 $0.05B 0.80%
1988 $0.05B 0.88%
1987 $0.06B 1.02%
1986 $0.08B 1.34%
1985 $0.06B 1.21%
1984 $0.14B 1.20%
1983 $0.13B 1.37%
1982 $0.13B 1.58%
1981 $0.13B 1.72%
1980 $0.11B 1.58%
1979 $0.12B 2.18%
1978 $0.10B 2.18%
1977 $0.09B 1.89%
1976 $0.08B 1.93%
1975 $0.07B 1.83%
1974 $0.06B 1.97%
1973 $0.04B 1.79%
1972 $0.04B 1.99%
1971 $0.04B 2.20%
1970 $0.04B 2.42%
1969 $0.04B 2.65%
1968 $0.04B 3.25%
1967 $0.04B 3.19%
1966 $0.04B 3.46%
1965 $0.04B 4.21%
1964 $0.04B 3.78%
1963 $0.04B 3.87%
1962 $0.04B 4.32%
1961 $0.04B 5.23%
1960 $0.04B 5.23%