Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Jamaican Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Jamaica

Our latest data shows that Jamaica spent $123,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 0.8% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Jamaican 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: $1,303,900,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $73,800,000 0.5%
2002 $89,100,000 0.6%
2003 $92,800,000 0.6%
2004 $86,100,000 0.5%
2005 $82,700,000 0.5%
2006 $98,400,000 0.6%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $109,000,000 0.7%
2008 $147,000,000 0.9%
2009 $142,000,000 0.9%
2010 $126,000,000 0.9%
2011 $134,000,000 0.9%
2012 $123,000,000 0.8%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Uruguayan Flag Uruguay
$944 Million (2012)
Argentine Flag Argentina
$4,356 Million (2012)
Honduran Flag Honduras
$192 Million (2012)
Trinidadian, Tobagonian Flag Trinidad &Tobago
No Data (2012)
Jamaican Flag Jamaica
$123 Million (2012)
Salvadoran Flag El Salvador
$233 Million (2012)
Guyanese Flag Guyana
$30 Million (2012)
Paraguayan Flag Paraguay
$430 Million (2012)

Jamaica's Military Branches

Ground Forces, Coast Guard, Air Wing.

Military Service Age in Jamaica

17 1/2 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.