Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Congolese Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Congo

Our data source (SIPRI) does not have a figure for Congo'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 Congolese military spending, check out SIPRI.org which has data as far back as 1988, including dollars spent and percentage of GDP.

Total Spent: $1,072,600,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $86,600,000 1.4%
2002 $102,000,000 1.7%
2003 $114,000,000 1.9%
2004 $115,000,000 1.7%
2005 $117,000,000 1.3%
2006 $115,000,000 1.1%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $130,000,000 1.4%
2008 $151,000,000 1.4%
2009 no data N/A
2010 $142,000,000 1.2%
2011 no data N/A
2012 no data N/A

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

SIPRI Footnote: Figures for the Congo are for the adopted budget, rather than actual expenditure. Gaps indicate lack of data.

Other Countries in the Region

Nigerian Flag Nigeria
$2,100 Million (2012)
Ugandan Flag Uganda
$250 Million (2012)
Tanzanian Flag Tanzania
$278 Million (2012)
Basotho Flag Lesotho
$51 Million (2012)
Burundian Flag Burundi
$58 Million (2012)
Nigerien Flag Niger
$75 Million (2012)
Batswana Flag Botswana
$345 Million (2012)
Mauritian Flag Mauritius
$22 Million (2012)

Congo's Military Branches

Army (Armee de Terre), Navy, Congolese Air Force (Armee de l'Air Congolaise); Gendarmerie; Special Presidential Security Guard.

Military Service Age in Congo

Army (Armee de Terre), Navy, Congolese Air Force (Armee de l'Air Congolaise); Gendarmerie; Special Presidential Security Guard.