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Canada - Military expenditure in current prices

15,031
(million US dollars)
in 2015

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, %
2015 15,031 -15.81 %
2014 17,854 -3.58 %
2013 18,516 -9.47 %
2012 20,452 -4.40 %
2011 21,394 10.76 %
2010 19,316 2.00 %
2009 18,936 -2.10 %
2008 19,342 11.05 %
2007 17,417 17.60 %
2006 14,810 14.03 %
2005 12,988 14.57 %
2004 11,336