Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Malawian Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Malawi

Our latest data shows that Malawi spent $54,100,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 0.9% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Malawian 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: $419,200,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $15,900,000 0.7%
2002 $17,100,000 0.6%
2003 $17,600,000 0.5%
2004 $29,600,000 0.8%
2005 $48,500,000 1.4%
2006 $39,700,000 1.0%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $40,900,000 0.9%
2008 $50,000,000 1.0%
2009 $61,300,000 1.2%
2010 no data N/A
2011 $44,500,000 0.8%
2012 $54,100,000 0.9%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Sudanese Flag Sudan
No Data (2012)
Sierra Leonean Flag Sierra Leone
$24 Million (2012)
Zambian Flag Zambia
$319 Million (2012)
Chadian Flag Chad
No Data (2012)
Burkinabe Flag Burkina Faso
$153 Million (2012)
Tanzanian Flag Tanzania
$278 Million (2012)
Liberian Flag Liberia
$14 Million (2012)
Ghanaian Flag Ghana
$119 Million (2012)

Malawi's Military Branches

Army (includes Air Wing, Marine Unit.

Military Service Age in Malawi

18 years of age for voluntary military service; standard obligation is 2 years of active duty and 5 years reserve service.