Eurozone Compared by Military > Military expenditure > Current LCU

DEFINITION: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilisation, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)".


1 France 45.99 billion 2009
2 Germany 32.86 billion 2009
3 Italy 25.74 billion 2009
4 Spain 13.2 billion 2009
5 Greece 9.47 billion 2009
6 Netherlands 8.74 billion 2009
7 Estonia 4.92 billion 2009
8 Belgium 3.87 billion 2009
9 Portugal 3.31 billion 2009
10 Finland 2.58 billion 2009
11 Austria 2.5 billion 2009
12 Ireland 1.03 billion 2009
13 Slovakia 948 million 2009
14 Slovenia 612 million 2009
15 Cyprus 378 million 2009
16 Latvia 344 million 2009
17 Luxembourg 268 million 2007
18 Malta 36,100 2009


"Countries Compared by Military > Military expenditure > Current LCU. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Yearbook: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Eurozone/Military/Military-expenditure/Current-LCU

Eurozone Compared by Military > Military expenditure > Current LCU


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