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N/A (2012)

Lithuanian Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Lithuania

Our latest data shows that Lithuania spent $430,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.0% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Lithuanian 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: $6,426,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $478,000,000 1.8%
2002 $491,000,000 1.7%
2003 $543,000,000 1.7%
2004 $520,000,000 1.5%
2005 $562,000,000 1.4%
2006 $611,000,000 1.4%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $668,000,000 1.4%
2008 $698,000,000 1.4%
2009 $532,000,000 1.4%
2010 $448,000,000 1.1%
2011 $445,000,000 1.0%
2012 $430,000,000 1.0%

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

SIPRI Footnote: Due to a change in the way Lithuania reports spending on paramilitary forces, it is possible that the figures up to 2003 include spending on some forces not included from 2004.

Other Countries in the Region

Polish Flag Poland
$9,912 Million (2012)
Croatian Flag Croatia
$1,015 Million (2012)
Bulgarian Flag Bulgaria
$782 Million (2012)
Cypriot Flag Cyprus
$499 Million (2012)
Bosnian Flag Bosnia-Herzegovina
$245 Million (2012)
Italian Flag Italy
$35,719 Million (2012)
Czech Flag Czech Republic
$2,379 Million (2012)
Lithuanian Flag Lithuania
$430 Million (2012)

Lithuania's Military Branches

Land Forces (Sausumos Pajegos), Naval Forces (Karines Juru Pajegos), Air Forces (Karines Oro Pajegos).

Military Service Age in Lithuania

18 years of age for voluntary military service; service obligation 1 year; Lithuania converted to a professional military in the fall of 2008, although the decision continues under judicial review.