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

Malian Flag Mali
$153 Million (2012)
Central African Flag Central African Republic
No Data (2012)
Moroccan Flag Morocco
$3,582 Million (2012)
Namibian Flag Namibia
$432 Million (2012)
Seychellois Flag Seychelles
$10 Million (2012)
Guinean Flag Guinea
No Data (2012)
Ivoirian Flag Côte d’Ivoire
$435 Million (2012)
Batswana Flag Botswana
$345 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).