Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Cypriot Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Cyprus

Our latest data shows that Cyprus spent $499,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 2.1% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Cypriot 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: $5,925,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $656,000,000 3.4%
2002 $448,000,000 2.3%
2003 $434,000,000 2.2%
2004 $451,000,000 2.1%
2005 $490,000,000 2.2%
2006 $481,000,000 2.1%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $456,000,000 1.9%
2008 $457,000,000 1.8%
2009 $499,000,000 2.0%
2010 $518,000,000 2.1%
2011 $536,000,000 2.2%
2012 $499,000,000 2.1%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Georgian Flag Georgia
$451 Million (2012)
Bosnian Flag Bosnia-Herzegovina
$245 Million (2012)
Cypriot Flag Cyprus
$499 Million (2012)
Italian Flag Italy
$35,719 Million (2012)
Albanian Flag Albania
$194 Million (2012)
Croatian Flag Croatia
$1,015 Million (2012)
Spanish Flag Spain
$12,185 Million (2012)
Swedish Flag Sweden
$6,424 Million (2012)

Cyprus' Military Branches

Greek Cypriot National Guard (Ethniki Froura, EF; includes naval and air elements); Northern Cyprus: Turkish Cypriot Security Force (GKK).

Military Service Age in Cyprus

Greek Cypriot National Guard (GCNG): 18-50 years of age for compulsory military service for all Greek Cypriot males; 17 years of age for voluntary service; length of service obligation is 25 months; women may volunteer for a 3-year term.