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N/A (2012)

Spanish Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Spain

Our latest data shows that Spain spent $12,185,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 0.8% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Spanish 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: $189,784,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $14,548,000,000 1.2%
2002 $14,897,000,000 1.2%
2003 $14,755,000,000 1.1%
2004 $15,230,000,000 1.1%
2005 $15,339,000,000 1.0%
2006 $17,932,000,000 1.2%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $18,527,000,000 1.2%
2008 $18,584,000,000 1.2%
2009 $17,820,000,000 1.2%
2010 $15,977,000,000 1.1%
2011 $13,990,000,000 0.9%
2012 $12,185,000,000 0.8%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Maltese Flag Malta
$56 Million (2012)
Bosnian Flag Bosnia-Herzegovina
$245 Million (2012)
Albanian Flag Albania
$194 Million (2012)
Finnish Flag Finland
$3,856 Million (2012)
Italian Flag Italy
$35,719 Million (2012)
Slovak Flag Slovakia
$1,072 Million (2012)
Serbian Flag Serbia
$923 Million (2012)
Slovenian Flag Slovenia
$562 Million (2012)

Spain's Military Branches

Army (Ejercito de Tierra), Spanish Navy (Armada Espanola, AE; includes Marine Corps), Spanish Air Force (Ejercito del Aire Espanola, EdA).

Military Service Age in Spain

18 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.