Change in military spending between 2009 and 2018, by region

The statistic shows the change in military spending between 2009 to 2018, distinguished by world regions. Military spending in Eastern Europe decreased by 1.7 percent in 2018 from the previous year and increased by 29 percent between 2009 and 2018.

Change in military spending between 2009 and 2018, by world region

Change in military spending
North Africa74%
East Asia54%
Central America and Caribbean39%
Central and South Asia36%
Central Europe35%
South East Asia33%
Eastern Europe29%
Oceania20%
South America16%
Western Europe-4.9%
North America-16%
Sub-Saharan Africa-21%
Middle East-
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2009 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Figures for changes are calculated from spending figures in constant (2017) prices.

The source did not provide data for the Middle East.

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