N/A (2012)

Cuban Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Cuba

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

Total Spent: $620,100,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 no data N/A
2002 no data N/A
2003 $55,500,000 N/A
2004 $57,400,000 N/A
2005 $72,700,000 N/A
2006 $75,200,000 N/A
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $83,400,000 N/A
2008 $89,100,000 N/A
2009 $92,500,000 N/A
2010 $94,300,000 N/A
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 Cuba are for Defence & Internal Order. Data for military expenditure as a share of GDP are not shown due to the lack of reliable GDP data for Cuba.

Other Countries in the Region

Paraguayan Flag Paraguay
$430 Million (2012)
Argentine Flag Argentina
$4,356 Million (2012)
Brazilian Flag Brazil
$36,751 Million (2012)
Canadian Flag Canada
$22,382 Million (2012)
Colombian Flag Colombia
$11,446 Million (2012)
Panamanian Flag Panama
No Data (2012)
Venezuelan Flag Venezuela
$3,316 Million (2012)
Dominican Flag Dom. Republic
$359 Million (2012)

Cuba's Military Branches

Revolutionary Army (Ejercito Revolucionario, ER, includes Territorial Militia Troops (Milicia de Tropas de Territoriales, MTT)); Revolutionary Navy (Marina de Guerra Revolucionaria, MGR, includes Marine Corps); Revolutionary Air and Air Defense Forces (Defensas Anti-Aereas y Fuerza Aerea Revolucionaria, DAAFAR), Youth Labor Army (Ejercito Juvenil del Trabajo, EJT).

Military Service Age in Cuba

17-28 years of age for compulsory military service; 2-year service obligation; both sexes subject to military service.