The total budget amounts to 25.3 billion DKK in 2020 according to the Danish Finance Act for 2020.
The total budget amounts to 25.3 billion DKK in 2020 according to the Danish Finance Act for 2020. The appropriations are primarily based on
Overview of the appropriations of the Ministry of Defence in the Finance Act 2020
For further information of the Danish defence budget refer to the Agency for Public Finance and Management, Ministry of Finance www.oes.dk
NATO calculates the Defence expenditures of each member state according to NATO’s own definition. This calculation, which is a part of the Defence Planning Capability Survey, creates the basis for comparison of the Defence expenditures across NATO member states. The NATO definition differs in certain aspects from the Danish definition of the Defence budget. In the NATO definition the following expenditures are fully or partly included:
Conversely, expenditures for civil defence and certain other strictly civilian expenditures are deducted. The calculation of the Danish defence expenditures, according to the NATO definition, results in a somewhat higher estimate on the defense expenditures than the national definition (see table 4). A part of the NATO Defence Planning Capability Survey is a calculation of the Defence expenditures as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product in the member states (see table 5).
More information can be found on NATO's homepage