(measure: billion U.S. dollars; Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Germany: Military spending, in billion U.S. dollars
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1960 to 2019. The average value for Germany during that period was 26.52 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 2.76 billion U.S. dollars in 1960 and a maximum of 49.28 billion U.S. dollars in 2019.
The latest value from 2019 is 49.28 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 147
countries is 13.89 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.