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

South African Flag South Africa
$4,785 Million (2012)
Central African Flag Central African Republic
No Data (2012)
Equatoguinean Flag Equatorial Guinea
No Data (2012)
Ethiopian Flag Ethiopia
$329 Million (2012)
Tanzanian Flag Tanzania
$278 Million (2012)
Basotho Flag Lesotho
$51 Million (2012)
Mauritanian Flag Mauritania
No Data (2012)
Algerian Flag Algeria
$9,104 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.