Global military spending from 2001 to 2017 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Military expenditure - worldwide trend 2001 to 2017 The statistics show the global military spending during the years 2001 and 2017. In 2017, the world's military spending amounted to 1.69 trillion U.S. dollars, compared to 1.1 trillion U.S. dollars in 2001.
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Military spending (in billion U.S. dollars)
20171,693
20161,674
20151,676
20141,649
20131,652
20121,677
20111,689
20101,684
20091,652
20081,543
20071,460
20061,404
20051,362
20041,306
2003*1,227
2002*1,148
2001*1,078
Military spending (in billion U.S. dollars)
20171,693
20161,674
20151,676
20141,649
20131,652
20121,677
20111,689
20101,684
20091,652
20081,543
20071,460
20061,404
20051,362
20041,306
2003*1,227
2002*1,148
2001*1,078
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The statistics show the global military spending during the years 2001 and 2017. In 2017, the world's military spending amounted to 1.69 trillion U.S. dollars, compared to 1.1 trillion U.S. dollars in 2001.
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Release date
April 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2001-2017
Supplementary notes
Data is in 2016 constant U.S. dollars.
* Data excludes Iraq from 2001 to 2003.

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