Global military spending from 2001 to 2016 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Military expenditure - worldwide trend 2001 to 2016 The statistics show the global military spending during the years 2001 and 2016. In 2016, 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)
2001*1,088
2002*1,156
2003*1,234
20041,315
20051,374
20061,422
20071,476
20081,561
20091,666
20101,695
20111,700
20121,695
20131,672
20141,664
20151,682
20161,688
Military spending (in billion U.S. dollars)
2001*1,088
2002*1,156
2003*1,234
20041,315
20051,374
20061,422
20071,476
20081,561
20091,666
20101,695
20111,700
20121,695
20131,672
20141,664
20151,682
20161,688
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The statistics show the global military spending during the years 2001 and 2016. In 2016, 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
November 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2001-2016
Supplementary notes
Data is in 2015 constant U.S. dollars.
* Data excludes Iraq from 2001 to 2003.

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