Defense outlays and forecast in the United States from 2000 to 2029
(as a percentage of the GDP)
U.S. defense outlays and forecast 2000-2029 (as a percentage of the GDP)
The statistic represents the U.S. defense outlays from 2000 to 2018 with an additional forecast from 2019 to 2029, as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product. Defense outlays amounted to 622 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, which was about 3.1 percent of the U.S. GDP. The forecast predicts an increase in defense outlays up to 771 billion U.S. dollars in 2029, which would be about 2.5 percent of the U.S. GDP.
Defense outlays and forecast in the United States from 2000 to 2029
(as a percentage of the GDP)
Percentage of the GDP
'29*2.5%
'28*2.6%
'27* 2.6%
'26* 2.6%
'25* 2.6%
'24* 2.7%
'23* 2.7%
'22* 2.8%
'21* 2.8%
'20* 2.9%
'19* 3.1%
'183.1%
'173.1%
'16 3.2%
'153.2%
'143.4%
'133.8%
'124.2%
'114.5%
'104.6%
'094.6%
'084.2%
'073.8%
'063.8%
'053.8%
'043.8%
'033.6%
'023.2%
'012.9%
'002.9%
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U.S. defense outlays and forecast 2000-2029 (as a percentage of the GDP)
The statistic represents the U.S. defense outlays from 2000 to 2018 with an additional forecast from 2019 to 2029, as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product. Defense outlays amounted to 622 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, which was about 3.1 percent of the U.S. GDP. The forecast predicts an increase in defense outlays up to 771 billion U.S. dollars in 2029, which would be about 2.5 percent of the U.S. GDP.
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