Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Eritrean Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Eritrea

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

Total Spent: $63,700,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $22,100,000 22.1%
2002 $20,700,000 20.7%
2003 $20,900,000 20.9%
2004 no data N/A
2005 no data N/A
2006 no data N/A
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 no data N/A
2008 no data N/A
2009 no data N/A
2010 no data 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 Eritrea in 1995 include expenditure for demobilization. Gaps in the line graph indicate lack of data for those years.

Other Countries in the Region

Tanzanian Flag Tanzania
$278 Million (2012)
Guinean Flag Guinea-Bissau
$18 Million (2012)
Togolese Flag Togo
No Data (2012)
Nigerien Flag Niger
$75 Million (2012)
Moroccan Flag Morocco
$3,582 Million (2012)
Cameroonian Flag Cameroon
$372 Million (2012)
Zimbabwean Flag Zimbabwe
$303 Million (2012)
South African Flag South Africa
$4,785 Million (2012)

Eritrea's Military Branches

Eritrean Ground Forces, Eritrean Navy, Eritrean Air Force (includes Air Defense Force).

Military Service Age in Eritrea

18-40 years of age for male and female voluntary and compulsory military service; 16-month conscript service obligation.