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N/A (2012)

Polish Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Poland

Our latest data shows that Poland spent $9,912,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.9% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Polish 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: $98,539,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $6,542,000,000 1.9%
2002 $6,655,000,000 1.9%
2003 $6,917,000,000 1.9%
2004 $7,232,000,000 1.9%
2005 $7,731,000,000 1.9%
2006 $8,232,000,000 1.9%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $9,306,000,000 2.0%
2008 $8,324,000,000 1.7%
2009 $8,924,000,000 1.8%
2010 $9,316,000,000 1.9%
2011 $9,448,000,000 1.8%
2012 $9,912,000,000 1.9%

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

SIPRI Footnote: The figures for Poland exclude some defence spending in other ministries, and additional domestic defence spending such as the Armed Forces Modernization Fund and some additional Defence R&D. Between 2004 and 2011 these additional sums varied between about 240 million and 640 million Zlotys.

Other Countries in the Region

Luxembourg Flag Luxembourg
$359 Million (2012)
Latvian Flag Latvia
$279 Million (2012)
Turkish Flag Turkey
$17,906 Million (2012)
Finnish Flag Finland
$3,856 Million (2012)
German Flag Germany
$48,617 Million (2012)
Hungarian Flag Hungary
$1,100 Million (2012)
French Flag France
$62,582 Million (2012)
Maltese Flag Malta
$56 Million (2012)

Poland's Military Branches

Land Forces, Navy, Air and Air Defense Aviation Forces, Special Forces.

Military Service Age in Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.