For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1960 to 2020. The average value for Brazil during that period was 10.48 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.34 billion U.S. dollars in 1961 and a maximum of 36.94 billion U.S. dollars in 2011.
The latest value from 2020 is 19.74 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 149
countries is 14.17 billion U.S. dollars.
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Definition: Military spending includes expenditure on peacekeeping, defense ministries, paramilitary forces, and military space activities. Also: military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions; operations and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid. Defense and current expenditure for past military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and weapon destruction, are not included.