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N/A (2012)

Malagasy Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Madagascar

Our latest data shows that Madagascar spent $70,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 0.7% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Malagasy 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: $1,105,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $114,000,000 1.4%
2002 $90,300,000 1.3%
2003 $104,000,000 1.3%
2004 $104,000,000 1.2%
2005 $92,900,000 1.1%
2006 $89,500,000 1.0%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $108,000,000 1.1%
2008 $114,000,000 1.1%
2009 $82,000,000 0.8%
2010 $64,300,000 0.7%
2011 $72,000,000 0.7%
2012 $70,000,000 0.7%

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

SIPRI Footnote: Figures for Madagascar include expenditure for the gendarmerie and the National Police.

Other Countries in the Region

Ivoirian Flag Côte d’Ivoire
$435 Million (2012)
Central African Flag Central African Republic
No Data (2012)
Algerian Flag Algeria
$9,104 Million (2012)
Ethiopian Flag Ethiopia
$329 Million (2012)
Djiboutian Flag Djibouti
No Data (2012)
Basotho Flag Lesotho
$51 Million (2012)
Seychellois Flag Seychelles
$10 Million (2012)
Nigerian Flag Nigeria
$2,100 Million (2012)

Madagascar's Military Branches

Intervention Force, Development Force, Aeronaval Force; National Gendarmerie.

Military Service Age in Madagascar

18-25 years of age for male-only voluntary military service; no conscription; service obligation is 18 months for military or equivalent civil service; 20-30 years of age for National Gendarmerie recruits and 35 years of age for those with military experience.