Uruguay Military Spending/Defense Budget 1972-2024

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 2021 was $1.26B, a 15.24% increase from 2020.
  • Uruguay military spending/defense budget for 2020 was $1.09B, a 5.49% decline 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
United States $800.67B
United Kingdom $68.37B
France $56.65B
Germany $56.02B
Saudi Arabia $55.56B
Japan $54.12B
South Korea $50.23B
Italy $32.01B
Australia $31.75B
Canada $26.45B
Israel $24.34B
Spain $19.54B
Netherlands $13.75B
Poland $13.71B
Qatar $11.59B
Singapore $11.12B
Kuwait $9.02B
Norway $8.25B
Greece $8.08B
Sweden $7.89B
Belgium $6.31B
Chile $6.23B
Finland $5.90B
Oman $5.78B
Switzerland $5.74B
Denmark $5.39B
Portugal $4.91B
Czech Republic $3.94B
Austria $3.83B
New Zealand $3.39B
Hungary $2.78B
Argentina $2.59B
Slovak Republic $1.98B
Croatia $1.74B
Bahrain $1.38B
Ireland $1.27B
Uruguay $1.26B
Lithuania $1.24B
Latvia $0.83B
Estonia $0.76B
Slovenia $0.73B
Cyprus $0.52B
Luxembourg $0.46B
Brunei $0.45B
Trinidad and Tobago $0.21B
Malta $0.08B
Seychelles $0.02B
Panama $0.00B
Iceland $0.00B
Uruguay Military Spending/Defense Budget - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $1.26B 2.26%
2020 $1.09B 2.18%
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%