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Russian Federation - Military expenditure in current prices

69,245
(million US dollars)
in 2016

Military expenditure of Russian Federation increased from 17,577 million US dollars in 1997 to 69,245 million US dollars in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 10.55 %.

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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, %
2016 69,245 4.26 %
2015 66,419 -21.58 %
2014 84,697 -4.14 %
2013 88,353 8.45 %
2012 81,469 15.99 %
2011 70,238 19.61 %
2010 58,720 13.95 %
2009 51,532 -8.28 %
2008 56,184 29.05 %
2007 43,535 26.12 %
2006 34,518 26.27 %
2005 27,337