Guatemala 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).
  • Guatemala military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $0.34B, a 3.28% increase from 2019.
  • Guatemala military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.33B, a 21.52% increase from 2018.
  • Guatemala military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.27B, a 0.69% decline from 2017.
  • Guatemala military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.28B, a 5.46% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
China $252.30B
Russia $61.71B
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
Guatemala Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $0.34B 0.48%
2019 $0.33B 0.47%
2018 $0.27B 0.39%
2017 $0.28B 0.40%
2016 $0.29B 0.46%
2015 $0.25B 0.43%
2014 $0.25B 0.46%
2013 $0.25B 0.50%
2012 $0.22B 0.48%
2011 $0.20B 0.46%
2010 $0.17B 0.44%
2009 $0.15B 0.40%
2008 $0.17B 0.47%
2007 $0.14B 0.40%
2006 $0.13B 0.43%
2005 $0.10B 0.38%
2004 $0.11B 0.48%
2003 $0.18B 0.82%
2002 $0.16B 0.76%
2001 $0.20B 1.05%
2000 $0.16B 0.92%
1999 $0.12B 0.68%
1998 $0.14B 0.72%
1997 $0.13B 0.74%
1996 $0.14B 0.90%
1995 $0.16B 1.08%
1994 $0.15B 1.18%
1993 $0.14B 1.27%
1992 $0.15B 1.47%
1991 $0.12B 1.27%
1990 $0.13B 1.73%
1989 $0.15B 1.80%
1988 $0.15B 1.87%
1987 $0.12B 1.75%
1986 $0.14B 1.67%
1985 $0.22B 2.01%
1984 $0.21B 2.19%
1983 $0.18B 2.04%
1982 $0.18B 2.03%
1981 $0.16B 1.89%
1980 $0.10B 1.32%
1979 $0.09B 1.31%
1978 $0.07B 1.18%
1977 $0.08B 1.37%
1976 $0.06B 1.27%
1975 $0.04B 1.23%
1974 $0.03B 0.90%
1973 $0.02B 0.91%
1972 $0.02B 1.14%
1971 $0.02B 1.12%
1970 $0.03B 1.70%
1969 $0.02B 1.03%
1968 $0.02B 1.27%
1967 $0.02B 1.46%
1966 $0.02B 1.37%
1965 $0.02B 1.40%
1964 $0.01B 1.00%
1963 $0.01B 1.17%
1962 $0.01B 1.05%
1961 $0.01B 1.12%
1960 $0.01B 1.16%