Oman Military Spending/Defense Budget 1971-2022

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).
  • Oman military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $6.73B, a 2.72% increase from 2019.
  • Oman military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $6.55B, a 13.41% decline from 2018.
  • Oman military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $7.57B, a 11.21% increase from 2017.
  • Oman military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $6.80B, a 14.28% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
United States $778.23B
United Kingdom $59.24B
Saudi Arabia $57.52B
Germany $52.76B
France $52.75B
Japan $49.15B
South Korea $45.74B
Italy $28.92B
Australia $27.54B
Canada $22.75B
Israel $21.70B
Spain $17.43B
Poland $13.03B
Netherlands $12.58B
Singapore $10.86B
Norway $7.11B
Kuwait $6.94B
Oman $6.73B
Sweden $6.45B
Switzerland $5.70B
Belgium $5.46B
Greece $5.30B
Denmark $4.95B
Portugal $4.64B
Chile $4.60B
Finland $4.09B
Austria $3.60B
Czech Republic $3.25B
New Zealand $3.01B
Argentina $2.91B
Hungary $2.41B
Slovak Republic $1.84B
Bahrain $1.40B
Lithuania $1.17B
Uruguay $1.16B
Ireland $1.14B
Croatia $1.03B
Latvia $0.76B
Estonia $0.70B
Slovenia $0.57B
Luxembourg $0.49B
Brunei $0.44B
Cyprus $0.42B
Trinidad and Tobago $0.16B
Malta $0.08B
Seychelles $0.02B
Iceland $0.00B
Panama $0.00B
Oman Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $6.73B 10.87%
2019 $6.55B 8.64%
2018 $7.57B 9.54%
2017 $6.80B 9.64%
2016 $7.94B 12.12%
2015 $7.53B 10.93%
2014 $8.21B 10.13%
2013 $8.77B 11.13%
2012 $9.25B 12.07%
2011 $5.00B 7.35%
2010 $3.67B 6.44%
2009 $3.37B 6.96%
2008 $3.46B 5.69%
2007 $3.24B 7.71%
2006 $3.02B 8.12%
2005 $2.74B 8.81%
2004 $2.23B 9.01%
2003 $1.97B 9.10%
2002 $1.87B 9.28%
2001 $1.82B 9.36%
2000 $1.58B 8.09%
1999 $1.34B 8.63%
1998 $1.32B 9.46%
1997 $1.48B 9.36%
1996 $1.44B 9.41%
1995 $1.51B 10.97%
1994 $1.52B 11.77%
1993 $1.44B 11.53%
1992 $1.52B 12.18%
1991 $1.25B 11.06%
1990 $1.45B 12.39%
1989 $1.17B 12.50%
1988 $1.15B 13.70%
1987 $1.14B 13.20%
1986 $1.31B 15.87%
1985 $1.62B 15.56%
1984 $1.58B 16.89%
1983 $1.46B 17.16%
1982 $1.26B 16.67%
1981 $1.13B 15.71%
1980 $0.88B 14.91%
1979 $0.58B 15.64%
1978 $0.57B 20.95%
1977 $0.51B 18.78%
1976 $0.59B 23.01%
1975 $0.52B 24.96%
1974 $0.26B 15.53%
1973 $0.09B 18.60%
1972 $0.05B 14.86%
1971 $0.03B 9.65%