Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Dutch Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Netherlands

Our latest data shows that Netherlands spent $10,395,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.3% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Dutch 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: $142,073,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $11,560,000,000 1.5%
2002 $11,547,000,000 1.5%
2003 $11,712,000,000 1.6%
2004 $11,802,000,000 1.5%
2005 $11,821,000,000 1.5%
2006 $12,375,000,000 1.5%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $12,541,000,000 1.5%
2008 $12,325,000,000 1.4%
2009 $12,590,000,000 1.5%
2010 $12,061,000,000 1.4%
2011 $11,344,000,000 1.4%
2012 $10,395,000,000 1.3%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Bulgarian Flag Bulgaria
$782 Million (2012)
Icelandic Flag Iceland
$18 Million (2012)
Irish Flag Ireland
$1,235 Million (2012)
Latvian Flag Latvia
$279 Million (2012)
Slovenian Flag Slovenia
$562 Million (2012)
Georgian Flag Georgia
$451 Million (2012)
German Flag Germany
$48,617 Million (2012)
Italian Flag Italy
$35,719 Million (2012)

Netherland's Military Branches

Royal Netherlands Army, Royal Netherlands Navy (includes Naval Air Service and Marine Corps), Royal Netherlands Air Force (Koninklijke Luchtmacht, KLu), Royal Military Police.

Military Service Age in Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.