Opinions on the defense budget in the Netherlands 2018

This statistic displays the opinions on the defense budget in the Netherlands in 2018. Currently, the Netherlands spends approximately 1.5 billion euros on defense, a lot less than what the NATO norm of two percent dictates. Roughly 60 percent of the participants in this survey said to be in favor of increasing this defense budget.

According to you, should the government spend more or less money on defense, or approximately the same?*

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Source

Release date

July 2018

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

July 5, 2018 and July 6, 2018

Number of respondents

24,187 respondents

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Moet het kabinet volgens jou meer of minder geld besteden aan Defensie, of ongeveer evenveel?" (English: according to you, should the government spend more or less money on defense, or approximately the same?)

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