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

Ethiopian Flag Ethiopia
$329 Million (2012)
Rwandan Flag Rwanda
$77 Million (2012)
Basotho Flag Lesotho
$51 Million (2012)
Guinean Flag Guinea-Bissau
$18 Million (2012)
Ivoirian Flag Côte d’Ivoire
$435 Million (2012)
Eritrean Flag Eritrea
No Data (2012)
Namibian Flag Namibia
$432 Million (2012)
Tanzanian Flag Tanzania
$278 Million (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.