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N/A (2012)

Norwegian Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Norway

Our latest data shows that Norway spent $7,189,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.4% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Norwegian 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: $80,934,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $5,711,000,000 1.7%
2002 $6,863,000,000 2.1%
2003 $6,598,000,000 2.0%
2004 $6,764,000,000 1.9%
2005 $6,365,000,000 1.6%
2006 $6,352,000,000 1.5%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $6,757,000,000 1.5%
2008 $6,794,000,000 1.4%
2009 $7,210,000,000 1.7%
2010 $7,099,000,000 1.6%
2011 $7,232,000,000 1.5%
2012 $7,189,000,000 1.4%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Croatian Flag Croatia
$1,015 Million (2012)
Dutch Flag Netherlands
$10,395 Million (2012)
Slovak Flag Slovakia
$1,072 Million (2012)
Moldovan Flag Moldova
$22 Million (2012)
Irish Flag Ireland
$1,235 Million (2012)
Danish Flag Denmark
$4,679 Million (2012)
Maltese Flag Malta
$56 Million (2012)
Belarusian Flag Belarus
$797 Million (2012)

Norway's Military Branches

Norwegian Army (Haeren), Royal Norwegian Navy (Kongelige Norske Sjoeforsvaret, RNoN; includes Coastal Rangers and Coast Guard (Kystvakt)), Royal Norwegian Air Force (Kongelige Norske Luftforsvaret, RNoAF), Home Guard (Heimevernet, HV).

Military Service Age in Norway

19-35 years of age for male compulsory military service; 16 years of age in wartime; 17 years of age for male volunteers; 18 years of age for women; 1-year service obligation followed by 4-5 refresher training periods through ages 35-60, totalling 18 months.