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Kenya - Military expenditure in current prices

964 (million US dollars) in 2017

In 2017, military expenditure for Kenya was 964 million us dollars. Military expenditure of Kenya increased from 16 million US dollars in 1968 to 964 million US dollars in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 10.65 %.

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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.)

Date Value Change, %
2017 964 3.26 %
2016 933 10.60 %
2015 844 3.01 %
2014 819 -4.82 %
2013 861 2.44 %
2012 840 29.91 %
2011 647 3.96 %
2010 622 7.61 %
2009 578 -0.33 %
2008 580 17.25 %
2007 495 31.63 %
2006 376