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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

Luxembourg Flag Luxembourg
$359 Million (2012)
British Flag United Kingdom
$59,795 Million (2012)
Irish Flag Ireland
$1,235 Million (2012)
Albanian Flag Albania
$194 Million (2012)
Finnish Flag Finland
$3,856 Million (2012)
Slovenian Flag Slovenia
$562 Million (2012)
Danish Flag Denmark
$4,679 Million (2012)
Lithuanian Flag Lithuania
$430 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.