Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Namibian Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Namibia

Our latest data shows that Namibia spent $432,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 3.9% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Namibian 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: $3,692,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $215,000,000 2.2%
2002 $215,000,000 2.8%
2003 $212,000,000 2.9%
2004 $224,000,000 2.9%
2005 $248,000,000 3.1%
2006 $262,000,000 2.9%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $292,000,000 3.0%
2008 $362,000,000 3.5%
2009 $384,000,000 3.9%
2010 $420,000,000 4.1%
2011 $426,000,000 4.0%
2012 $432,000,000 3.9%

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

SIPRI Footnote: The figures for Namibia for 1999 refer to the budget of the Ministry of Defence only. In addition to this the 1999 budget of the Ministry of Finance includes a contingency provision of N$104 million for the Namibian military presence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The figures for 2002 include a supplementary allocation of N$78.5 million.

Other Countries in the Region

Guinean Flag Guinea-Bissau
$18 Million (2012)
Liberian Flag Liberia
$14 Million (2012)
Angolan Flag Angola
$3,827 Million (2012)
Central African Flag Central African Republic
No Data (2012)
Seychellois Flag Seychelles
$10 Million (2012)
Swazi Flag Swaziland
$125 Million (2012)
Algerian Flag Algeria
$9,104 Million (2012)
Mauritian Flag Mauritius
$22 Million (2012)

Namibia's Military Branches

Army, Navy, Air Force.

Military Service Age in Namibia

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription.