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Israel - Military expenditure in current prices

16,489 (million US dollars) in 2017

In 2017, military expenditure for Israel was 16,489 million US dollars. Military expenditure of Israel increased from 690 million US dollars in 1968 to 16,489 million US dollars in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 7.92 %.

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What is military expenditure?

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, demobilization, 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.)

What is Israel military expenditure?

Date Value Change, %
2017 16,489 11.54 %
2016 14,783 -12.85 %
2015 16,963 -8.21 %
2014 18,481 6.81 %
2013 17,302 11.30 %
2012 15,546 -4.74 %
2011 16,319 11.98 %
2010 14,573 4.11 %
2009 13,997 -1.09 %
2008 14,151 17.09 %
2007 12,086 4.90 %
2006 11,521