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

Tanzanian Flag Tanzania
$278 Million (2012)
Nigerian Flag Nigeria
$2,100 Million (2012)
Tunisian Flag Tunisia
$746 Million (2012)
Swazi Flag Swaziland
$125 Million (2012)
Malawian Flag Malawi
$54 Million (2012)
Chadian Flag Chad
No Data (2012)
Mauritian Flag Mauritius
$22 Million (2012)
Central African Flag Central African Republic
No Data (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.