Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Belgian Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Belgium

Our latest data shows that Belgium spent $5,352,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.1% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Belgian 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: $68,350,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $5,855,000,000 1.3%
2002 $5,678,000,000 1.2%
2003 $5,739,000,000 1.2%
2004 $5,620,000,000 1.2%
2005 $5,415,000,000 1.1%
2006 $5,373,000,000 1.1%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $5,798,000,000 1.1%
2008 $6,321,000,000 1.2%
2009 $5,953,000,000 1.2%
2010 $5,702,000,000 1.1%
2011 $5,544,000,000 1.1%
2012 $5,352,000,000 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

Bosnian Flag Bosnia-Herzegovina
$245 Million (2012)
Moldovan Flag Moldova
$22 Million (2012)
Swiss Flag Switzerland
$5,136 Million (2012)
Romanian Flag Romania
$2,406 Million (2012)
Macedonian Flag Macedonia
$139 Million (2012)
French Flag France
$62,582 Million (2012)
Irish Flag Ireland
$1,235 Million (2012)
Belarusian Flag Belarus
$797 Million (2012)

Belgium's Military Branches

Land Operations Command, Naval Operations Command, Air Operations Command.

Military Service Age in Belgium

18 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription abolished in 1994.