Uruguay Military Spending/Defense Budget 1972-2022

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).
  • Uruguay military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $1.16B, a 0.75% increase from 2019.
  • Uruguay military spending/defense budget for 2019 was $1.15B, a 9.14% decline from 2018.
  • Uruguay military spending/defense budget for 2018 was $1.27B, a 9.04% increase from 2017.
  • Uruguay military spending/defense budget for 2017 was $1.17B, a 17.96% increase 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
Uruguay Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $1.16B 2.32%
2019 $1.15B 2.06%
2018 $1.27B 2.13%
2017 $1.17B 1.96%
2016 $0.99B 1.87%
2015 $0.97B 1.82%
2014 $1.03B 1.81%
2013 $1.05B 1.82%
2012 $0.92B 1.80%
2011 $0.82B 1.72%
2010 $0.76B 1.88%
2009 $0.58B 1.82%
2008 $0.57B 1.87%
2007 $0.42B 1.78%
2006 $0.39B 2.01%
2005 $0.35B 2.00%
2004 $0.28B 2.04%
2003 $0.27B 2.24%
2002 $0.34B 2.53%
2001 $0.52B 2.50%
2000 $0.56B 2.44%
1999 $0.57B 2.39%
1998 $0.57B 2.26%
1997 $0.58B 2.40%
1996 $0.58B 2.81%
1995 $0.52B 2.71%
1994 $0.45B 2.58%
1993 $0.42B 2.79%
1992 $0.37B 2.85%
1991 $0.27B 2.39%
1990 $0.33B 3.53%
1989 $0.30B 3.53%
1988 $0.26B 3.16%
1987 $0.22B 3.04%
1986 $0.24B 4.12%
1985 $0.20B 4.30%
1984 $0.22B 4.58%
1983 $0.27B 5.38%
1982 $0.60B 6.45%
1981 $0.71B 6.26%
1980 $0.48B 4.70%
1979 $0.28B 3.80%
1978 $0.19B 3.62%
1977 $0.16B 3.75%
1976 $0.13B 3.48%
1975 $0.16B 4.29%
1974 $0.19B 4.53%
1973 $0.11B 3.76%
1972 $0.05B 2.20%