Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Papua New Guinean Military Budget

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

Military Spending in PNG

Our latest data shows that PNG spent $68,900,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 0.5% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Papua New Guinean 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: $688,600,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $67,600,000 0.8%
2002 $46,900,000 0.6%
2003 $42,400,000 0.5%
2004 $47,500,000 0.6%
2005 $55,900,000 0.6%
2006 $54,300,000 0.5%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $64,400,000 0.6%
2008 $51,900,000 0.5%
2009 $57,300,000 0.5%
2010 $57,600,000 0.5%
2011 $73,900,000 0.6%
2012 $68,900,000 0.5%

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

SIPRI Footnote: Figures for Papua New Guinea are for the recurrent part of the budget. For the years 2008-2012, development expenditure amounted to 6 million, 25.2 million, 0 kina, 7.4 million kina and 27 million kina, respectively.

Other Countries in the Region

Philippine Flag Philippines
$2,815 Million (2012)
Japanese Flag Japan
$59,242 Million (2012)
Kyrgyzstani Flag Kyrgyzstan
No Data (2012)
Singapore Flag Singapore
$9,249 Million (2012)
Bangladeshi Flag Bangladesh
$1,514 Million (2012)
Afghan Flag Afghanistan
$770 Million (2012)
Korean Flag South Korea
$31,484 Million (2012)
Vietnamese Flag Viet Nam
$3,397 Million (2012)

Papua New Guinea's Military Branches

Papua New Guinea Defense Force (PNGDF; includes Maritime Operations Element, Air Operations Element).

Military Service Age in PNG

16 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; graduation from grade 12 required.