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N/A (2012)

Azerbaijani Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Azerbaijan

Our latest data shows that Azerbaijan spent $3,078,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 4.6% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Azerbaijani 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: $16,529,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $338,000,000 2.3%
2002 $364,000,000 2.2%
2003 $454,000,000 2.4%
2004 $550,000,000 2.6%
2005 $644,000,000 2.3%
2006 $1,322,000,000 3.4%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $1,438,000,000 2.9%
2008 $1,936,000,000 3.3%
2009 $1,708,000,000 3.3%
2010 $1,618,000,000 2.8%
2011 $3,079,000,000 4.9%
2012 $3,078,000,000 4.6%

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

SIPRI Footnote: The figures for Azerbaijan for 2011 and 2012 include allocations of 1087 and 1123 million manats respectively for "special defence projects" in addition to the main defence budget.

Other Countries in the Region

French Flag France
$62,582 Million (2012)
Albanian Flag Albania
$194 Million (2012)
Armenian Flag Armenia
$408 Million (2012)
Slovak Flag Slovakia
$1,072 Million (2012)
Romanian Flag Romania
$2,406 Million (2012)
Italian Flag Italy
$35,719 Million (2012)
Luxembourg Flag Luxembourg
$359 Million (2012)
Ukrainian Flag Ukraine
$4,865 Million (2012)

Azerbaijan's Military Branches

Army, Navy, Air, and Air Defense Forces.

Military Service Age in Azerbaijan

men between 18 and 35 are liable for military service; length of service is 18 months and 12 months for university graduates; 17 years of age for voluntary service; 17 year olds are considered to be on active service at cadet military schools.