Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Gabonese Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Gabon

Our latest data shows that Gabon spent $264,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.4% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Gabonese 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: $1,484,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $170,000,000 1.9%
2002 $170,000,000 1.9%
2003 $159,000,000 1.8%
2004 $163,000,000 1.7%
2005 $145,000,000 1.3%
2006 $142,000,000 1.1%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $138,000,000 1.1%
2008 no data N/A
2009 no data N/A
2010 $133,000,000 0.9%
2011 no data N/A
2012 $264,000,000 1.4%

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

SIPRI Footnote: The figures for Gabon exclude off budget spending financed by the Provisions pour Investissements Hydrocarbures (PIH), an investment fund based on tax revenues from foreign oil companies active in Gabon. The figures for 2007 are highly uncertain. Gaps indicate a lack of data.

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Ethiopian Flag Ethiopia
$329 Million (2012)
Tanzanian Flag Tanzania
$278 Million (2012)
Sierra Leonean Flag Sierra Leone
$24 Million (2012)
Ivoirian Flag Côte d’Ivoire
$435 Million (2012)
Kenyan Flag Kenya
$694 Million (2012)
Burkinabe Flag Burkina Faso
$153 Million (2012)
Gabonese Flag Gabon
$264 Million (2012)
Djiboutian Flag Djibouti
No Data (2012)

Gabon's Military Branches

Land Force (Force Terrestre), Gabonese Navy (Marine Gabonaise), Gabonese Air Forces (Forces Aerienne Gabonaises, FAG).

Military Service Age in Gabon

20 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription.