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Military > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 2.7 billion constant 1990 US$ 2005
2 United Arab Emirates 2.38 billion constant 1990 US$ 2005
3 India 1.47 billion constant 1990 US$ 2005
4 Israel 1.42 billion constant 1990 US$ 2005
5 Greece 1.11 billion constant 1990 US$ 2005
6 Turkey 746 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
7 Czech Republic 630 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
8 South Africa 606 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
9 Egypt 596 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
10 Romania 579 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
11 South Korea 544 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 489 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
12 Saudi Arabia 470 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
13 Malaysia 467 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
14 Chile 456 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
15 Singapore 423 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
16 Portugal 406 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
17 Iran 403 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
18 Australia 396 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
19 United States 387 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 368.14 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
20 Peru 368 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 293.22 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
21 Vietnam 291 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
22 Iraq 290 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
23 Yemen 289 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
24 Spain 281 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
25 Eritrea 276 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
26 Sudan 270 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 267.3 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
27 Japan 250 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 229.8 million constant 1990 US$ 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 224.82 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
28 Italy 224 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 223.33 million constant 1990 US$ 2002
29 Germany 216 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
European Union average (profile) 185.74 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 183.71 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
30 Ethiopia 162 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
31 Bulgaria 158 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
32 Tunisia 156 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
33 Armenia 151 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
34 Algeria 149 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
35 Switzerland 144 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
36 Brazil 142 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
37 Azerbaijan 140 million constant 1990 US$ 2002
38 Netherlands 129 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
39 Canada 112 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
40 Sweden 104 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=41 Thailand 98 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=41 Oman 98 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=43 Cuba 96 million constant 1990 US$ 1991
=43 Poland 96 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
45 United Kingdom 94 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
46 Denmark 78 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
47 Finland 77 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
48 Libya 74 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
49 Kazakhstan 68 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
50 Argentina 67 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
51 Kuwait 55 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
52 The Bahamas 54 million constant 1990 US$ 2000
53 Belarus 41 million constant 1990 US$ 1999
54 Russia 40 million constant 1990 US$ 1995
55 Philippines 38 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
56 Mexico 35 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
57 Laos 34 million constant 1990 US$ 2001
=58 Ecuador 33 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=58 Mongolia 33 million constant 1990 US$ 1988
=60 Morocco 32 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=60 Nepal 32 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
62 Albania 31 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
63 Ukraine 29 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=64 Serbia and Montenegro 27 million constant 1990 US$ 2001
=64 Slovakia 27 million constant 1990 US$ 2002
=64 Dominican Republic 27 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=64 Bangladesh 27 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=64 Ghana 27 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
69 Uganda 26 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=70 Bosnia and Herzegovina 25 million constant 1990 US$ 1999
=70 Kenya 25 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
72 Tajikistan 24 million constant 1990 US$ 1994
=73 Zimbabwe 23 million constant 1990 US$ 2003
=73 Jordan 23 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=75 Afghanistan 22 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=75 Cambodia 22 million constant 1990 US$ 1997
=75 Angola 22 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
78 Austria 21 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
79 Burma 20 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=80 Burkina Faso 19 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=80 Madagascar 19 million constant 1990 US$ 1996
=80 Indonesia 19 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=83 Uruguay 18 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=83 Malta 18 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
85 Belgium 17 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
86 Honduras 16 million constant 1990 US$ 1989
87 Chad 15 million constant 1990 US$ 2001
=88 Rwanda 14 million constant 1990 US$ 2000
=88 Cote d'Ivoire 14 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=88 Democratic Republic of the Congo 14 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=91 Sierra Leone 13 million constant 1990 US$ 1999
=91 Syria 13 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=91 Namibia 13 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=94 Panama 12 million constant 1990 US$ 1997
=94 Georgia 12 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=94 Fiji 12 million constant 1990 US$ 1995
=94 Papua New Guinea 12 million constant 1990 US$ 1997
=94 Hungary 12 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
99 Colombia 11 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=100 Turkmenistan 10 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=100 Bahrain 10 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=100 Nigeria 10 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=100 Estonia 10 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=100 Qatar 10 million constant 1990 US$ 2003
=105 Norway 9 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=105 El Salvador 9 million constant 1990 US$ 2003
=105 Mauritania 9 million constant 1990 US$ 2000
=105 Botswana 9 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=105 Lithuania 9 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=105 Bolivia 9 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=111 Liberia 8 million constant 1990 US$ 2000
=111 New Zealand 8 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=111 Equatorial Guinea 8 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=111 Cyprus 8 million constant 1990 US$ 2003
=111 Croatia 8 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=111 Sri Lanka 8 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=117 Venezuela 7 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=117 The Gambia 7 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=117 Togo 7 million constant 1990 US$ 1997
=117 Latvia 7 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=121 Cameroon 6 million constant 1990 US$ 2002
=121 Palau 6 million constant 1990 US$ 1996
=121 Moldova 6 million constant 1990 US$ 1995
=121 Suriname 6 million constant 1990 US$ 1999
=121 Samoa 6 million constant 1990 US$ 1988
=121 Solomon Islands 6 million constant 1990 US$ 1991
=121 Benin 6 million constant 1990 US$ 2002
=121 Federated States of Micronesia 6 million constant 1990 US$ 1997
=121 Tonga 6 million constant 1990 US$ 1991
=121 Marshall Islands 6 million constant 1990 US$ 1991
=121 Kiribati 6 million constant 1990 US$ 1994
=121 Guyana 6 million constant 1990 US$ 2001
=133 Tanzania 5 million constant 1990 US$ 2003
=133 Uzbekistan 5 million constant 1990 US$ 2002
=133 Gabon 5 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
=133 Jamaica 5 million constant 1990 US$ 1999
=137 Ireland 4 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=137 Brunei 4 million constant 1990 US$ 2001
=137 Burundi 4 million constant 1990 US$ 2002
=140 France 3 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=140 Costa Rica 3 million constant 1990 US$ 1993
=140 Niger 3 million constant 1990 US$ 1997
=140 Kyrgyzstan 3 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=144 Malawi 2 million constant 1990 US$ 1994
=144 Senegal 2 million constant 1990 US$ 1995
=144 Slovenia 2 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=144 Djibouti 2 million constant 1990 US$ 2002
=144 North Korea 2 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=149 Swaziland 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 2001
=149 Congo, Republic of the 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 1999
=149 Central African Republic 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 1992
=149 Mauritius 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 1997
=149 Guinea 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 2003
=149 Luxembourg 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 2003
=149 Belize 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 2000
=149 Lebanon 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 2005
=149 Trinidad and Tobago 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 2001
=149 Paraguay 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 2005
=149 Cape Verde 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 2000
=149 Guatemala 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 1998
=149 Lesotho 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 2004
=149 Somalia 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 1999
=149 Mali 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 2002
=149 Mozambique 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 2003
=149 Guinea-Bissau 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 1993
=149 Seychelles 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 1988
=149 Nicaragua 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 1991
=149 Zambia 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Military/Arms-imports/Constant-1990-US$

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Interesting observations about Military > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$

  • Israel ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • China ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Greece ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst European Union in 2005.
  • United States ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • United Arab Emirates ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Turkey ranked second for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst NATO countries in 2005.
  • India ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Chile ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
  • France ranked last for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Non-religious countries in 2005.
  • South Africa ranked second for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Christian countries in 2005.
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