Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Cape Verdean Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Cape Verde

Our data source (SIPRI) does not have a figure for Cape Verde's military budget in 2012, but the chart below contains the available military spending data from the past 12 years. If you want to learn more about Cape Verdean military spending, check out SIPRI.org which has data as far back as 1988, including dollars spent and percentage of GDP.

Total Spent: $100,800,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $9,300,000 1.3%
2002 $8,400,000 1.3%
2003 $8,900,000 1.4%
2004 $9,200,000 1.4%
2005 $9,800,000 1.3%
2006 $9,300,000 1.4%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $9,300,000 1.5%
2008 $8,800,000 1.4%
2009 $9,000,000 1.4%
2010 $9,100,000 1.5%
2011 $9,700,000 1.3%
2012 no data 1.3%

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

SIPRI Footnote: Figures for Cape Verde are for the adopted budget, rather than actual expenditure. For years without sufficient data, there is a gap.

Other Countries in the Region

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$22 Million (2012)
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$432 Million (2012)
Kenyan Flag Kenya
$694 Million (2012)
Seychellois Flag Seychelles
$10 Million (2012)
Tanzanian Flag Tanzania
$278 Million (2012)
Ethiopian Flag Ethiopia
$329 Million (2012)
Angolan Flag Angola
$3,827 Million (2012)
Malagasy Flag Madagascar
$70 Million (2012)

Cape Verde's Military Branches

rmy (also called the National Guard, GN), Cape Verde Coast Guard (Guardia Costeira de Cabo Verde, GCCV; includes naval infantry).

Military Service Age in Cape Verde

18 is the legal minimum age for compulsory military service; 17 year olds may be conscripted in times of war; 14-month conscript service obligation; 17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary service.