Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Bruneian Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Brunei

Our latest data shows that Brunei spent $402,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 2.4% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Bruneian 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: $4,580,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $331,000,000 5.2%
2002 $352,000,000 5.3%
2003 $367,000,000 3.7%
2004 $290,000,000 2.5%
2005 $351,000,000 2.6%
2006 $395,000,000 2.6%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $409,000,000 2.6%
2008 $422,000,000 2.5%
2009 $414,000,000 3.3%
2010 $432,000,000 3.2%
2011 $415,000,000 2.5%
2012 $402,000,000 2.4%

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

SIPRI Footnote: The local currency figure for Brunei Darussalam for 2003 is for a special 15-month FY from Jan. 2003 to Mar. 2004. FYs up to 2002 are Jan.–Dec, those from 2004 onwards are Apr.–Mar.

Other Countries in the Region

Afghan Flag Afghanistan
$770 Million (2012)
Laotian Flag Laos
No Data (2012)
Bangladeshi Flag Bangladesh
$1,514 Million (2012)
Indian Flag India
$48,255 Million (2012)
Kazakhstani Flag Kazakhstan
$2,355 Million (2012)
New Zealand Flag New Zealand
$1,809 Million (2012)
Australian Flag Australia
$25,555 Million (2012)
Timorese Flag East Timor
$34 Million (2012)

Brunei's Military Branches

Royal Brunei Land Forces, Royal Brunei Navy, Royal Brunei Air Force (Tentera Udara Diraja Brunei).

Military Service Age in Brunei

17 years of age for voluntary military service; non-Malays are ineligible to serve; recruits from the army, navy, and air force all undergo 43-week initial training.