South Sudan Military Spending/Defense Budget 2006-2022

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).
  • South Sudan military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $0.19B, a 25.09% increase from 2018.
  • South Sudan military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $0.15B, a 105.96% increase from 2017.
  • South Sudan military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $0.07B, a 46.51% decline from 2016.
  • South Sudan military spending/defense budget for 2016 was $0.14B, a 88.25% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Uganda $0.65B
Tanzania $0.62B
Zimbabwe $0.55B
Ethiopia $0.54B
Mali $0.48B
Nepal $0.43B
Burkina Faso $0.36B
Senegal $0.36B
Democratic Republic of Congo $0.35B
Niger $0.25B
Chad $0.23B
Afghanistan $0.23B
Mozambique $0.22B
Guinea $0.20B
South Sudan $0.19B
Togo $0.17B
Rwanda $0.12B
Malawi $0.09B
Burundi $0.08B
Tajikistan $0.08B
Somalia $0.08B
Madagascar $0.08B
Benin $0.07B
Central African Republic $0.04B
Sierra Leone $0.03B
Guinea-Bissau $0.02B
Liberia $0.02B
Gambia $0.01B
Haiti $0.00B
South Sudan Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $0.19B 3.56%
2018 $0.15B 3.65%
2017 $0.07B 2.35%
2016 $0.14B 4.60%
2015 $1.15B 10.56%
2014 $1.30B 8.62%
2013 $0.98B 6.57%
2012 $0.99B 8.77%
2011 $1.05B 6.09%
2010 $0.65B 4.14%
2009 $0.61B 4.97%
2008 $0.90B 5.76%
2007 $0.59B 5.76%
2006 $0.55B 5.76%