Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Burkinabe Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Burkina Faso

Our latest data shows that Burkina Faso spent $153,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.5% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Burkinabe 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: $1,224,200,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $61,600,000 1.1%
2002 $66,800,000 1.1%
2003 $67,900,000 1.0%
2004 $80,800,000 1.1%
2005 $84,300,000 1.2%
2006 $90,800,000 1.4%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $112,000,000 1.6%
2008 $122,000,000 1.9%
2009 $112,000,000 1.3%
2010 $134,000,000 1.4%
2011 $139,000,000 1.4%
2012 $153,000,000 1.5%

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

SIPRI Footnote: Figures for this country do not include military pensions. Data for the years 1988 through 2000 are SIPRI estimates.

Other Countries in the Region

Gabonese Flag Gabon
$264 Million (2012)
Angolan Flag Angola
$3,827 Million (2012)
Djiboutian Flag Djibouti
No Data (2012)
Algerian Flag Algeria
$9,104 Million (2012)
Malawian Flag Malawi
$54 Million (2012)
Burundian Flag Burundi
$58 Million (2012)
Ugandan Flag Uganda
$250 Million (2012)
Zambian Flag Zambia
$319 Million (2012)

Burkina Faso's Military Branches

Army, Air Force of Burkina Faso (Force Aerienne de Burkina Faso, FABF), National Gendarmerie.

Military Service Age in Burkina Faso

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; women may serve in supporting roles.