Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Algerian Military Budget

See the chart below for a yearly breakdown of military spending in Algeria. (2001 to 2012)

Military Spending in Algeria

Our latest data shows that Algeria spent $9,104,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 4.5% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Algerian military budget data. We can only publish the past 12 years, but SIPRI has data as far back as 1988 on their site.

Total Spent: $59,998,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $3,153,000,000 3.8%
2002 $3,222,000,000 3.7%
2003 $3,152,000,000 3.3%
2004 $3,585,000,000 3.3%
2005 $3,753,000,000 2.8%
2006 $3,847,000,000 2.6%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $4,514,000,000 2.9%
2008 $5,259,000,000 3.0%
2009 $5,712,000,000 3.8%
2010 $6,045,000,000 3.5%
2011 $8,652,000,000 4.4%
2012 $9,104,000,000 4.5%

Note on Data: Constant (2011) US Dollars are used. For more information about this data visit SIPRI.org.

SIPRI Footnote: The figures for Algeria are budget figures from 2004. In July 2006 the Algerian government issued supplementary budgets increasing the total expenditure by 35 per cent. It is not clear if any of these extra funds were allocated to the military.

Other Countries in the Region

Senegalese Flag Senegal
No Data (2012)
Algerian Flag Algeria
$9,104 Million (2012)
Rwandan Flag Rwanda
$77 Million (2012)
Seychellois Flag Seychelles
$10 Million (2012)
Equatoguinean Flag Equatorial Guinea
No Data (2012)
Guinean Flag Guinea-Bissau
$18 Million (2012)
Sierra Leonean Flag Sierra Leone
$24 Million (2012)
Angolan Flag Angola
$3,827 Million (2012)

Algeria's Military Branches

People's National Army (Armee Nationale Populaire, ANP), Land Forces (Forces Terrestres, FT), Navy of the Republic of Algeria (Marine de la Republique Algerienne, MRA), Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jaza'eriya, QJJ), Territorial Air Defense Force.

Military Service Age in Algeria

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; 19-30 years of age for compulsory service; conscript service obligation is 18 months (6 months basic training, 12 months civil projects).