Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Omani Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Oman

Our latest data shows that Oman spent $6,489,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 8.4% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Omani 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: $56,344,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $3,404,000,000 12.5%
2002 $3,505,000,000 12.4%
2003 $3,687,000,000 12.2%
2004 $4,145,000,000 12.1%
2005 $4,997,000,000 11.8%
2006 $5,343,000,000 11.0%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $5,413,000,000 10.3%
2008 $5,154,000,000 7.6%
2009 $4,822,000,000 9.3%
2010 $5,094,000,000 8.3%
2011 $4,291,000,000 5.9%
2012 $6,489,000,000 8.4%

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

SIPRI Footnote: Figures for Oman are for current expenditure on defence and national security. In 2011, the government enacted a supplemental budget of 1000 million rials, a 12 per cent increase on the original total budget, but it is not known if any of this additional allocation went to military spending.

Other Countries in the Region

Yemeni Flag Yemen
$1,243 Million (2012)
Syrian Flag Syria
No Data (2012)
Qatari Flag Qatar
No Data (2012)
Omani Flag Oman
$6,489 Million (2012)
Jordanian Flag Jordan
$1,382 Million (2012)
Iraqi Flag Iraq
$5,693 Million (2012)
Egyptian Flag Egypt
$4,175 Million (2012)
Kuwaiti Flag Kuwait
$5,945 Million (2012)

Oman's Military Branches

Royal Army of Oman, Royal Navy of Oman, Royal Air Force of Oman (al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Sultanat Oman).

Military Service Age in Oman

18-30 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription.