Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Uruguayan Military Budget

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

Military Spending in Uruguay

Our latest data shows that Uruguay spent $944,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 1.9% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Uruguayan 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: $9,574,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $860,000,000 2.5%
2002 $792,000,000 2.5%
2003 $709,000,000 2.3%
2004 $687,000,000 2.1%
2005 $702,000,000 2.1%
2006 $725,000,000 2.1%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $697,000,000 1.8%
2008 $794,000,000 2.0%
2009 $877,000,000 2.1%
2010 $885,000,000 2.0%
2011 $902,000,000 1.9%
2012 $944,000,000 1.9%

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

Other Countries in the Region

Ecuadorian Flag Ecuador
$2,263 Million (2012)
Uruguayan Flag Uruguay
$944 Million (2012)
Mexican Flag Mexico
$7,103 Million (2012)
Canadian Flag Canada
$22,382 Million (2012)
Nicaraguan Flag Nicaragua
$65 Million (2012)
Colombian Flag Colombia
$11,446 Million (2012)
Jamaican Flag Jamaica
$123 Million (2012)
Salvadoran Flag El Salvador
$233 Million (2012)

Uruguay's Military Branches

Uruguayan National Army (Ejercito Nacional Uruguaya, ENU), Uruguayan National Navy (Armada Nacional del Uruguay; includes naval air arm, Naval Rifle Corps (Cuerpo de Fusileros Navales, Fusna), Maritime Prefecture in wartime), Uruguayan Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya, FAU).

Military Service Age in Uruguay

18-30 years of age (18-22 years of age for Navy) for male or female voluntary military service; up to 40 years of age for specialists; enlistment is voluntary in peacetime, but the government has the authority to conscript in emergencies; minimum 6-year education.