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Belizean Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Belize

Our latest data shows that Belize spent $14,600,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.0% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Belizean 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: $159,200,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $9,200,000 0.9%
2002 $9,500,000 0.8%
2003 $10,100,000 0.9%
2004 $10,900,000 0.9%
2005 $11,800,000 1.0%
2006 $13,000,000 1.0%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $14,200,000 1.1%
2008 $18,200,000 1.4%
2009 $17,000,000 1.3%
2010 $15,000,000 1.1%
2011 $15,700,000 1.1%
2012 $14,600,000 1.0%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Uruguayan Flag Uruguay
$944 Million (2012)
Belizean Flag Belize
$15 Million (2012)
Dominican Flag Dom. Republic
$359 Million (2012)
Jamaican Flag Jamaica
$123 Million (2012)
Guyanese Flag Guyana
$30 Million (2012)
Brazilian Flag Brazil
$36,751 Million (2012)
Chilean Flag Chile
$5,357 Million (2012)
Venezuelan Flag Venezuela
$3,316 Million (2012)

Belize's Military Branches

Army, BDF Air Wing (includes Special Boat Unit), BDF Volunteer Guard.

Military Service Age in Belize

18 years of age for voluntary military service; laws allow for conscription only if volunteers are insufficient; conscription has never been implemented; volunteers typically outnumber available positions by 3:1; initial service obligation 12 years.