Mauritania Military Spending/Defense Budget 1985-2022

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).
  • Mauritania military spending/defense budget for was $0.00B, a 100% decline from 2020.
  • Mauritania military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $0.20B, a 23.26% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritania military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.16B, a 2.13% increase from 2018.
  • Mauritania military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.16B, a 10.6% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Mauritania Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
$0.00B 3.84%
2020 $0.20B 2.47%
2019 $0.16B 1.98%
2018 $0.16B 2.11%
2017 $0.14B 2.04%
2016 $0.14B 2.09%
2015 $0.13B 2.10%
2014 $0.14B 2.16%
2013 $0.14B 2.13%
2012 $0.14B 2.26%
2009 $0.11B 3.14%
2008 $0.12B 3.06%
2006 $0.08B 2.69%
2005 $0.07B 3.05%
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%