Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Tanzanian Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Tanzania

Our latest data shows that Tanzania spent $278,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.1% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Tanzanian 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: $2,424,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $174,000,000 1.5%
2002 $170,000,000 1.3%
2003 $155,000,000 1.1%
2004 $158,000,000 1.0%
2005 $170,000,000 1.0%
2006 $186,000,000 1.0%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $195,000,000 1.0%
2008 $198,000,000 0.9%
2009 $221,000,000 1.0%
2010 $253,000,000 1.1%
2011 $266,000,000 1.1%
2012 $278,000,000 1.1%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Namibian Flag Namibia
$432 Million (2012)
Swazi Flag Swaziland
$125 Million (2012)
Basotho Flag Lesotho
$51 Million (2012)
Eritrean Flag Eritrea
No Data (2012)
Moroccan Flag Morocco
$3,582 Million (2012)
Seychellois Flag Seychelles
$10 Million (2012)
Liberian Flag Liberia
$14 Million (2012)
Cape Verdean Flag Cape Verde
No Data (2012)

Tanzania's Military Branches

Army, Naval Wing, Air Defense Command, National Service.

Military Service Age in Tanzania

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