U.S. government - defense expenditures per capita 1995-2019

This graph shows the defense expenditures of the United States per capita from 1995 to 2019. In 2019, it is estimated that around 2,072 U.S. dollars per capita were spent on military causes by the United States.

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Per capita defense expenditure of the United States from 1995 to 2019

YearPer capita expenditure in 2015 U.S. dollars
2019*2,072
2018*1,956
20171,922
20162,012
20151,996
20142,069
20132,199
20122,357
20112,326
20102,325
20092,513
20051,914
20001,399
19951,535
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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1995 to 2019

Supplementary notes

*Estimate.
Data prior to 2012 has been derived from previous publications.

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