Indonesia Military Stats


  • Air force > Combat aircraft: Number of fighter aircrafts (fixed wing aircrafts with combat capability).
  • Army > Attack helicopters: Number of attack helicopter (includes helicopters that have some attacking capabilities).
  • Army > Main battle tanks: Number of main battle tanks.
  • Battle-related deaths > Number of people: Battle-related deaths (number of people). Battle-related deaths are deaths in battle-related conflicts between warring parties in the conflict dyad (two conflict units that are parties to a conflict). Typically, battle-related deaths occur in warfare involving the armed forces of the warring parties. This includes traditional battlefield fighting, guerrilla activities, and all kinds of bombardments of military units, cities, and villages, etc. The targets are usually the military itself and its installations or state institutions and state representatives, but there is often substantial collateral damage in the form of civilians being killed in crossfire, in indiscriminate bombings, etc. All deaths--military as well as civilian--incurred in such situations, are counted as battle-related deaths.
  • Budget: Annual defense budget in billion USD.
  • Expenditures > Percent of GDP: Current military expenditures as an estimated percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
  • Global Peace Index: The Global Peace Index is comprised of 22 indicators in the three categories ongoing domestic or international conflicts; societal safety; and security and militarization. A low index value indicates a peaceful and safe country.
  • Military expenditures: This entry gives spending on defense programs for the most recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP); the GDP is calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). For countries with no military forces, this figure can include expenditures on public security and police.
  • Military service age and obligation: This entry gives the required ages for voluntary or conscript military service and the length of service obligation.
  • Navy > Aircraft carriers: Number of aircraft carriers.
  • Navy > Corvette warships: Number of corvettes.
  • Navy > Frigates: Number of frigates.
  • Navy > Submarines: Number of patrol boats (includes minesweepers).
  • Paramilitary personnel: Paramilitary.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Service age and obligation: This entry gives the required ages for voluntary or conscript military service and the length of sevice obligation.
Air force > Combat aircraft 69 2014 26th out of 62
Army > Attack helicopters 50 2014 8th out of 25
Army > Main battle tanks 0.0 2014 54th out of 57
Battle-related deaths > Number of people 213 2005 12th out of 23
Budget 8.01 US$ BN 2014 10th out of 58
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 3% 2005 44th out of 153
Global Peace Index 1.88 2013 109th out of 162
Military expenditures 0.9% of GDP 2012 51st out of 70
Military service age and obligation 18-45 years of age for voluntary military service, with selective conscription authorized; 2-year service obligation, with reserve obligation to age 45 (officers); Indonesian citizens only 2012
Navy > Aircraft carriers 0.0 2014 3rd out of 70
Navy > Corvette warships 26 2014 1st out of 45
Navy > Frigates 7 2014 9th out of 46
Navy > Submarines 2 2014 18th out of 45
Paramilitary personnel 280,000 2014 6th out of 147
Service age and obligation 18 years of age for selective compulsory and voluntary military service; 2-year conscript service obligation, with reserve obligation to age 45 (officers); Indonesian citizens only 2008

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of countries by level of military equipment (List); Uppsala Conflict Data Program, http://www.pcr.uu.se/research/UCDP/.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; http://www.visionofhumanity.org/#/page/indexes/global-peace-index, Global Rankings. Vision of Humanity.; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of military and paramilitary personnel (The list)


"Indonesia Military Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Indonesia/Military

  • Indonesia ranked first for manpower fit for military service > males age 16-49 amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • Indonesia ranked second for manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > males amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Indonesia has had the highest military expenditure > current LCU since 1992.
  • Indonesia ranked third for manpower reaching military age annually > males globally in 2012.


Hi Rainer, see: http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/mil_exp_dol_fig∫=-1. While various facts about the Indonesian military are for 2004, the latest publicly available figures for the country's military budget are for 1998.

Posted on 21 Feb 2005

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor


Great information. By the way can u give me information a bout detail indonesia nation militery equipment such as how much is war plane (all type ), battle ship (at), etc . Thanx . (www.danielbaginda.Co.Id)

Posted on 05 Sep 2009

D . Baginda

D . Baginda