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

Liberian Flag Liberia
$14 Million (2012)
Guinean Flag Guinea
No Data (2012)
Ivoirian Flag Côte d’Ivoire
$435 Million (2012)
Eritrean Flag Eritrea
No Data (2012)
Mauritanian Flag Mauritania
No Data (2012)
Nigerien Flag Niger
$75 Million (2012)
Algerian Flag Algeria
$9,104 Million (2012)
Senegalese Flag Senegal
No Data (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.