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N/A (2012)

Lebanese Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Lebanon

Our latest data shows that Lebanon spent $1,622,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 4.1% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Lebanese 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: $16,923,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $1,347,000,000 5.4%
2002 $1,253,000,000 4.7%
2003 $1,259,000,000 4.6%
2004 $1,280,000,000 4.4%
2005 $1,300,000,000 4.4%
2006 $1,291,000,000 4.5%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $1,417,000,000 4.6%
2008 $1,298,000,000 3.9%
2009 $1,564,000,000 4.1%
2010 $1,665,000,000 4.2%
2011 $1,627,000,000 4.1%
2012 $1,622,000,000 4.1%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Kuwaiti Flag Kuwait
$5,945 Million (2012)
Bahraini Flag Bahrain
$924 Million (2012)
Iranian Flag Iran
No Data (2012)
Egyptian Flag Egypt
$4,175 Million (2012)
Qatari Flag Qatar
No Data (2012)
Emirati Flag UAE
No Data (2012)
Iraqi Flag Iraq
$5,693 Million (2012)
Yemeni Flag Yemen
$1,243 Million (2012)

Lebanon's Military Branches

Lebanese Army ((Al Jaysh al Lubnani) includes Lebanese Navy (Al Quwwat al Bahiriyya al Lubnaniya), Lebanese Air Force (Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Lubnaniya)).

Military Service Age in Lebanon

17-30 years of age for voluntary military service; 18-24 years of age for officer candidates; no conscription.