Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Egyptian Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Egypt

Our latest data shows that Egypt spent $4,175,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.7% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Egyptian 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: $57,275,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $4,772,000,000 3.3%
2002 $4,990,000,000 3.4%
2003 $5,227,000,000 3.3%
2004 $4,945,000,000 3.0%
2005 $4,936,000,000 2.9%
2006 $5,050,000,000 2.7%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $5,086,000,000 2.5%
2008 $4,737,000,000 2.3%
2009 $4,597,000,000 2.1%
2010 $4,473,000,000 2.0%
2011 $4,287,000,000 1.9%
2012 $4,175,000,000 1.7%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Iraqi Flag Iraq
$5,693 Million (2012)
Egyptian Flag Egypt
$4,175 Million (2012)
Kuwaiti Flag Kuwait
$5,945 Million (2012)
Syrian Flag Syria
No Data (2012)
Tajikistani Flag Tajikistan
No Data (2012)
Yemeni Flag Yemen
$1,243 Million (2012)
Iranian Flag Iran
No Data (2012)
Bahraini Flag Bahrain
$924 Million (2012)

Egypt's Military Branches

Army, Navy, Egyptian Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya il-Misriya), Egyptian Air Defense Command.

Military Service Age in Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.