Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Singapore Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Singapore

Our latest data shows that Singapore spent $9,249,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 3.6% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Singapore 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: $104,227,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $7,502,000,000 4.9%
2002 $7,909,000,000 5.0%
2003 $7,987,000,000 4.9%
2004 $8,138,000,000 4.5%
2005 $8,645,000,000 4.4%
2006 $8,718,000,000 4.0%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $9,055,000,000 3.7%
2008 $9,126,000,000 3.9%
2009 $9,430,000,000 4.1%
2010 $9,250,000,000 3.6%
2011 $9,218,000,000 3.5%
2012 $9,249,000,000 3.6%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Philippine Flag Philippines
$2,815 Million (2012)
Sri Lankan Flag Sri Lanka
$1,543 Million (2012)
Thai Flag Thailand
$5,334 Million (2012)
Nepali Flag Nepal
No Data (2012)
Mongolian Flag Mongolia
$108 Million (2012)
Japanese Flag Japan
$59,242 Million (2012)
Indian Flag India
$48,255 Million (2012)
Laotian Flag Laos
No Data (2012)

Singapore's Military Branches

Army, Navy, Air Force (includes Air Defense).

Military Service Age in Singapore

18-21 years of age for male compulsory military service; 16 1/2 years of age for volunteers; 2-year conscript service obligation, with a reserve obligation to age 40 (enlisted) or age 50 (officers).