Defense spending in the United Kingdom from 2005/06 to 2018/19
(in billion GBP)
Military defense expenditure of the UK 2005-2018
In 2019 the United Kingdom spent approximately 38 billion British pounds on defense, an increase of almost 2 billion pounds when compared with 2017/18. Although defense spending increased between 2005/06 and 2009/10, funding was cut by around 6 billion pounds between 2010 and 2013.
Defense spending in the United Kingdom from 2005/06 to 2018/19
(in billion GBP)
Expenditure in billion GBP
2018/1938.03
2017/1836.6
2016/1735.28
2015/1635.1
2014/1534.37
2013/1434.56
2012/1334.26
2011/1237.17
2010/1139.46
2009/1040.25
2008/0938.58
2007/0837.39
2006/0734.05
2005/0633.16
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2005 to 2019

Military defense expenditure of the UK 2005-2018
In 2019 the United Kingdom spent approximately 38 billion British pounds on defense, an increase of almost 2 billion pounds when compared with 2017/18. Although defense spending increased between 2005/06 and 2009/10, funding was cut by around 6 billion pounds between 2010 and 2013.
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