Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Bangladeshi Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Bangladesh

Our latest data shows that Bangladesh spent $1,514,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.1% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Bangladeshi 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: $13,396,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $924,000,000 1.2%
2002 $896,000,000 1.1%
2003 $899,000,000 1.1%
2004 $916,000,000 1.1%
2005 $928,000,000 1.0%
2006 $999,000,000 1.0%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $1,052,000,000 1.0%
2008 $1,039,000,000 1.0%
2009 $1,212,000,000 1.1%
2010 $1,469,000,000 1.2%
2011 $1,548,000,000 1.3%
2012 $1,514,000,000 1.1%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Chinese Flag China
$157,603 Million (2012)
Korean Flag South Korea
$31,484 Million (2012)
Japanese Flag Japan
$59,242 Million (2012)
Cambodian Flag Cambodia
$210 Million (2012)
Kazakhstani Flag Kazakhstan
$2,355 Million (2012)
New Zealand Flag New Zealand
$1,809 Million (2012)
Fijian Flag Fiji
$54 Million (2012)
Vietnamese Flag Viet Nam
$3,397 Million (2012)

Bangladesh's Military Branches

Bangladesh Army, Bangladesh Navy, Bangladesh Air Force.

Military Service Age in Bangladesh

16-19 years of age for voluntary military service; Bangladeshi birth and 10th grade education required; initial obligation 15 years.