Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Ugandan Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Uganda

Our latest data shows that Uganda spent $250,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.3% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Ugandan 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: $3,780,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $206,000,000 2.4%
2002 $220,000,000 2.4%
2003 $237,000,000 2.3%
2004 $272,000,000 2.3%
2005 $272,000,000 2.2%
2006 $263,000,000 2.0%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $269,000,000 1.9%
2008 $297,000,000 1.9%
2009 $292,000,000 1.8%
2010 $624,000,000 3.4%
2011 $578,000,000 3.2%
2012 $250,000,000 1.3%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Cameroonian Flag Cameroon
$372 Million (2012)
Basotho Flag Lesotho
$51 Million (2012)
Mozambican Flag Mozambique
No Data (2012)
Zimbabwean Flag Zimbabwe
$303 Million (2012)
Tunisian Flag Tunisia
$746 Million (2012)
Batswana Flag Botswana
$345 Million (2012)
Guinean Flag Guinea
No Data (2012)
Ugandan Flag Uganda
$250 Million (2012)

Uganda's Military Branches

Land Forces (includes Marine Unit), Uganda Air Force.

Military Service Age in Uganda

18-26 years of age for voluntary military duty; 18-30 years of age for professionals; no conscription; 9-year service obligation; the government has stated that while recruitment under 18 years of age could occur with proper consent, "no person under the apparent age of 18 years shall be enrolled in the armed forces"; Ugandan citizenship and secondary education required.