Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Tunisian Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Tunisia

Our latest data shows that Tunisia spent $746,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 3.5% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Tunisian 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: $6,745,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $486,000,000 3.9%
2002 $481,000,000 3.6%
2003 $500,000,000 3.7%
2004 $510,000,000 3.4%
2005 $548,000,000 3.4%
2006 $571,000,000 3.3%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $525,000,000 3.2%
2008 $567,000,000 3.3%
2009 $586,000,000 3.4%
2010 $602,000,000 3.5%
2011 $623,000,000 3.4%
2012 $746,000,000 3.5%

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

SIPRI Footnote: The data for the years 2011 and 2012 are SIPRI estimates.

Other Countries in the Region

Burkinabe Flag Burkina Faso
$153 Million (2012)
Guinean Flag Guinea-Bissau
$18 Million (2012)
Sierra Leonean Flag Sierra Leone
$24 Million (2012)
Zimbabwean Flag Zimbabwe
$303 Million (2012)
Mauritanian Flag Mauritania
No Data (2012)
Batswana Flag Botswana
$345 Million (2012)
South African Flag South Africa
$4,785 Million (2012)
Swazi Flag Swaziland
$125 Million (2012)

Tunisia's Military Branches

Tunisian Army (includes Tunisian Air Defense Force), Tunisian Navy, Republic of Tunisia Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jamahiriyah At'Tunisia).

Military Service Age in Tunisia

20-23 years of age for compulsory service, one year service obligation; 18-23 years of age for voluntary service; Tunisian nationality required.