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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

Armenian Flag Armenia
$408 Million (2012)
Spanish Flag Spain
$12,185 Million (2012)
Irish Flag Ireland
$1,235 Million (2012)
Azerbaijani Flag Azerbaijan
$3,078 Million (2012)
Estonian Flag Estonia
$438 Million (2012)
Slovenian Flag Slovenia
$562 Million (2012)
Danish Flag Denmark
$4,679 Million (2012)
Icelandic Flag Iceland
$18 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.