Germany: Military spending

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 Germany

Military spending, in billion U.S. dollars

 Latest value 56.02
 Reference 2021
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Source Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Germany during that period was 26.96 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 2.72 billion U.S. dollars in 1960 and a maximum of 56.02 billion U.S. dollars in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 56.02 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 150 countries is 13.76 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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