Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Mauritanian Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Mauritania

Our data source (SIPRI) does not have a figure for Mauritania's military budget in 2012, but the chart below contains the available military spending data from the past 12 years. If you want to learn more about Mauritanian military spending, check out SIPRI.org which has data as far back as 1988, including dollars spent and percentage of GDP.

Total Spent: $791,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $89,500,000 4.6%
2002 $64,100,000 3.2%
2003 $102,000,000 4.9%
2004 $104,000,000 4.9%
2005 $88,400,000 3.7%
2006 $103,000,000 3.0%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 no data N/A
2008 $120,000,000 3.4%
2009 $120,000,000 3.8%
2010 no data N/A
2011 no data N/A
2012 no data N/A

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

Other Countries in the Region

Ethiopian Flag Ethiopia
$329 Million (2012)
Namibian Flag Namibia
$432 Million (2012)
Djiboutian Flag Djibouti
No Data (2012)
Nigerian Flag Nigeria
$2,100 Million (2012)
Mauritanian Flag Mauritania
No Data (2012)
Ghanaian Flag Ghana
$119 Million (2012)
South African Flag South Africa
$4,785 Million (2012)
Malawian Flag Malawi
$54 Million (2012)

Mauritania's Military Branches

Army, Mauritanian Navy, Islamic Republic of Mauritania Air Group.

Military Service Age in Mauritania

18 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.