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N/A (2012)

Guatemalan Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Guatemala

Our latest data shows that Guatemala spent $205,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 0.4% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Guatemalan 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: $2,575,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $378,000,000 0.9%
2002 $280,000,000 0.8%
2003 $305,000,000 0.8%
2004 $182,000,000 0.5%
2005 $147,000,000 0.4%
2006 $172,000,000 0.4%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $170,000,000 0.4%
2008 $182,000,000 0.4%
2009 $170,000,000 0.4%
2010 $187,000,000 0.4%
2011 $197,000,000 0.4%
2012 $205,000,000 0.4%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Ecuadorian Flag Ecuador
$2,263 Million (2012)
Brazilian Flag Brazil
$36,751 Million (2012)
Argentine Flag Argentina
$4,356 Million (2012)
Paraguayan Flag Paraguay
$430 Million (2012)
Belizean Flag Belize
$15 Million (2012)
Honduran Flag Honduras
$192 Million (2012)
Peruvian Flag Peru
$2,363 Million (2012)
Trinidadian, Tobagonian Flag Trinidad &Tobago
No Data (2012)

Guatemala's Military Branches

Guatemalan Navy (Marina Nacional, including Marines), Guatemalan Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Guatemalteca, FAG).

Military Service Age in Guatemala

all male citizens between the ages of 18 and 50 are liable for military service; in practice, a selective draft system is employed, with only a small portion of 18-year-olds conscripted; conscript service obligation varies from 1 to 2 years; women can serve as officers.