Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Jordanian Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Jordan

Our latest data shows that Jordan spent $1,382,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 4.6% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Jordanian 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: $13,496,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $820,000,000 5.9%
2002 $794,000,000 5.4%
2003 $916,000,000 6.0%
2004 $850,000,000 5.1%
2005 $845,000,000 4.8%
2006 $924,000,000 4.7%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $1,262,000,000 5.9%
2008 $1,456,000,000 6.1%
2009 $1,507,000,000 5.8%
2010 $1,400,000,000 4.9%
2011 $1,340,000,000 4.6%
2012 $1,382,000,000 4.6%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Bahraini Flag Bahrain
$924 Million (2012)
Iraqi Flag Iraq
$5,693 Million (2012)
Lebanese Flag Lebanon
$1,622 Million (2012)
Emirati Flag UAE
No Data (2012)
Qatari Flag Qatar
No Data (2012)
Israeli Flag Israel
$15,536 Million (2012)
Yemeni Flag Yemen
$1,243 Million (2012)
Saudi Flag Saudi Arabia
$54,218 Million (2012)

Jordan's Military Branches

Royal Jordanian Land Force (RJLF), Royal Jordanian Navy, Royal Jordanian Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Malakiya al-Urduniya, RJAF), Special Operations Command (Socom); Public Security Directorate (normally falls under Ministry of Interior, but comes under JAF in wartime or crisis).

Military Service Age in Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women not subject to conscription, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.