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Military > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita: 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United Arab Emirates 573.89 constant 1990 US$ 2005
2 Palau 339.08 constant 1990 US$ 1996
3 Israel 205.19 constant 1990 US$ 2005
4 The Bahamas 181.35 constant 1990 US$ 2000
5 Marshall Islands 123.76 constant 1990 US$ 1991
6 Greece 100.32 constant 1990 US$ 2005
7 Singapore 99.16 constant 1990 US$ 2005
8 Kiribati 79.63 constant 1990 US$ 1994
9 Tonga 62.95 constant 1990 US$ 1991
10 Czech Republic 61.55 constant 1990 US$ 2005
11 Eritrea 56.86 constant 1990 US$ 2005
12 Federated States of Micronesia 55.3 constant 1990 US$ 1997
13 Armenia 49.91 constant 1990 US$ 2004
OPEC countries average (profile) 46.04 constant 1990 US$ 2004
14 Malta 44.57 constant 1990 US$ 2005
15 Oman 38.85 constant 1990 US$ 2005
16 Portugal 38.49 constant 1990 US$ 2005
17 Samoa 37.17 constant 1990 US$ 1988
18 Chile 27.91 constant 1990 US$ 2005
19 Romania 26.76 constant 1990 US$ 2005
20 Kuwait 23.95 constant 1990 US$ 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 23.04 constant 1990 US$ 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 21.17 constant 1990 US$ 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 20.93 constant 1990 US$ 2003
21 Bulgaria 20.41 constant 1990 US$ 2005
22 Australia 19.42 constant 1990 US$ 2005
23 Switzerland 19.36 constant 1990 US$ 2005
24 Saudi Arabia 19.04 constant 1990 US$ 2005
25 Solomon Islands 18.71 constant 1990 US$ 1991
26 Malaysia 18.07 constant 1990 US$ 2005
27 Azerbaijan 17.13 constant 1990 US$ 2002
European Union average (profile) 16.37 constant 1990 US$ 2005
28 Mongolia 15.79 constant 1990 US$ 1988
29 Tunisia 15.55 constant 1990 US$ 2005
30 Fiji 15.47 constant 1990 US$ 1995
31 Qatar 15.15 constant 1990 US$ 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 14.92 constant 1990 US$ 2005
32 Finland 14.68 constant 1990 US$ 2005
33 Seychelles 14.52 constant 1990 US$ 1988
34 Denmark 14.39 constant 1990 US$ 2005
35 Yemen 14.35 constant 1990 US$ 2005
36 Equatorial Guinea 13.65 constant 1990 US$ 2004
37 Libya 13.44 constant 1990 US$ 2004
38 Peru 13.27 constant 1990 US$ 2005
39 Suriname 13.04 constant 1990 US$ 1999
40 South Africa 12.84 constant 1990 US$ 2005
41 Bahrain 12.19 constant 1990 US$ 2004
42 Brunei 11.8 constant 1990 US$ 2001
43 Sweden 11.52 constant 1990 US$ 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 11.37 constant 1990 US$ 2005
44 South Korea 11.3 constant 1990 US$ 2005
45 Turkey 11.01 constant 1990 US$ 2005
46 Iraq 10.59 constant 1990 US$ 2005
47 Albania 9.7 constant 1990 US$ 2005
48 Cuba 8.98 constant 1990 US$ 1991
49 Sudan 8.77 constant 1990 US$ 2004
50 Egypt 8.3 constant 1990 US$ 2005
51 Guyana 8.03 constant 1990 US$ 2001
52 Cyprus 8.01 constant 1990 US$ 2003
53 Netherlands 7.9 constant 1990 US$ 2005
54 Estonia 7.43 constant 1990 US$ 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 7.08 constant 1990 US$ 2005
55 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6.66 constant 1990 US$ 1999
56 Namibia 6.49 constant 1990 US$ 2004
57 Spain 6.47 constant 1990 US$ 2005
58 Laos 6.22 constant 1990 US$ 2001
59 Iran 5.74 constant 1990 US$ 2005
60 Uruguay 5.41 constant 1990 US$ 2005
61 The Gambia 5.03 constant 1990 US$ 2004
62 Slovakia 5.02 constant 1990 US$ 2002
63 Botswana 4.85 constant 1990 US$ 2004
64 Kazakhstan 4.49 constant 1990 US$ 2005
65 Algeria 4.39 constant 1990 US$ 2005
66 Jordan 4.25 constant 1990 US$ 2005
67 Tajikistan 4.21 constant 1990 US$ 1994
68 Belize 4.19 constant 1990 US$ 2000
69 Panama 4.18 constant 1990 US$ 1997
70 Belarus 4.09 constant 1990 US$ 1999
71 Italy 3.82 constant 1990 US$ 2005
72 Gabon 3.71 constant 1990 US$ 2004
73 Vietnam 3.53 constant 1990 US$ 2005
74 Canada 3.47 constant 1990 US$ 2005
75 Honduras 3.36 constant 1990 US$ 1989
76 Mauritania 3.32 constant 1990 US$ 2000
77 Sierra Leone 3.23 constant 1990 US$ 1999
78 Latvia 3.04 constant 1990 US$ 2005
79 Dominican Republic 2.93 constant 1990 US$ 2004
80 Georgia 2.78 constant 1990 US$ 2004
81 Liberia 2.77 constant 1990 US$ 2000
82 Djibouti 2.69 constant 1990 US$ 2002
83 Lithuania 2.64 constant 1990 US$ 2005
84 Germany 2.62 constant 1990 US$ 2005
85 Austria 2.55 constant 1990 US$ 2005
86 Poland 2.52 constant 1990 US$ 2005
87 Papua New Guinea 2.41 constant 1990 US$ 1997
88 Ecuador 2.4 constant 1990 US$ 2005
89 Cape Verde 2.26 constant 1990 US$ 2000
90 Luxembourg 2.21 constant 1990 US$ 2003
91 Ethiopia 2.19 constant 1990 US$ 2004
92 Turkmenistan 2.13 constant 1990 US$ 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.11 constant 1990 US$ 2005
93 China 2.07 constant 1990 US$ 2005
94 Japan 1.96 constant 1990 US$ 2005
95 Norway 1.95 constant 1990 US$ 2005
96 Jamaica 1.94 constant 1990 US$ 1999
97 New Zealand 1.94 constant 1990 US$ 2005
98 Cambodia 1.93 constant 1990 US$ 1997
99 Zimbabwe 1.81 constant 1990 US$ 2003
100 Croatia 1.8 constant 1990 US$ 2004
101 Chad 1.74 constant 1990 US$ 2001
102 Argentina 1.73 constant 1990 US$ 2005
103 Rwanda 1.67 constant 1990 US$ 2000
104 Moldova 1.63 constant 1990 US$ 1995
105 Belgium 1.63 constant 1990 US$ 2004
106 United Kingdom 1.56 constant 1990 US$ 2005
107 Togo 1.55 constant 1990 US$ 1997
108 Thailand 1.49 constant 1990 US$ 2005
109 El Salvador 1.49 constant 1990 US$ 2003
110 Burkina Faso 1.42 constant 1990 US$ 2005
111 Madagascar 1.37 constant 1990 US$ 1996
112 Angola 1.33 constant 1990 US$ 2005
113 United States 1.31 constant 1990 US$ 2005
114 India 1.31 constant 1990 US$ 2005
115 Ghana 1.3 constant 1990 US$ 2004
116 Nepal 1.28 constant 1990 US$ 2004
117 Hungary 1.19 constant 1990 US$ 2005
118 Morocco 1.06 constant 1990 US$ 2005
119 Slovenia 1 constant 1990 US$ 2005
120 Bolivia 0.962 constant 1990 US$ 2005
121 Ireland 0.962 constant 1990 US$ 2005
122 Uganda 0.936 constant 1990 US$ 2004
123 Swaziland 0.93 constant 1990 US$ 2001
124 Guinea-Bissau 0.918 constant 1990 US$ 1993
125 Costa Rica 0.906 constant 1990 US$ 1993
126 Afghanistan 0.885 constant 1990 US$ 2005
127 Mauritius 0.871 constant 1990 US$ 1997
128 Cote d'Ivoire 0.817 constant 1990 US$ 2004
129 Benin 0.809 constant 1990 US$ 2002
130 Trinidad and Tobago 0.786 constant 1990 US$ 2001
131 Brazil 0.763 constant 1990 US$ 2005
132 Syria 0.735 constant 1990 US$ 2004
133 Kenya 0.699 constant 1990 US$ 2005
134 Ukraine 0.611 constant 1990 US$ 2004
135 Kyrgyzstan 0.581 constant 1990 US$ 2005
136 Burundi 0.568 constant 1990 US$ 2002
137 Lesotho 0.523 constant 1990 US$ 2004
138 Philippines 0.443 constant 1990 US$ 2005
139 Sri Lanka 0.407 constant 1990 US$ 2005
140 Burma 0.399 constant 1990 US$ 2005
141 Cameroon 0.358 constant 1990 US$ 2002
142 Central African Republic 0.328 constant 1990 US$ 1992
143 Mexico 0.316 constant 1990 US$ 2005
144 Niger 0.305 constant 1990 US$ 1997
145 Russia 0.27 constant 1990 US$ 1995
146 Venezuela 0.262 constant 1990 US$ 2005
147 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.259 constant 1990 US$ 2005
148 Colombia 0.255 constant 1990 US$ 2005
149 Lebanon 0.251 constant 1990 US$ 2005
150 Nicaragua 0.236 constant 1990 US$ 1991
151 Senegal 0.23 constant 1990 US$ 1995
152 Malawi 0.203 constant 1990 US$ 1994
153 Uzbekistan 0.198 constant 1990 US$ 2002
154 Bangladesh 0.189 constant 1990 US$ 2005
155 Paraguay 0.169 constant 1990 US$ 2005
156 Somalia 0.14 constant 1990 US$ 1999
157 Tanzania 0.136 constant 1990 US$ 2003
158 Guinea 0.109 constant 1990 US$ 2003
159 Zambia 0.0941 constant 1990 US$ 2002
160 Guatemala 0.0935 constant 1990 US$ 1998
161 Mali 0.0919 constant 1990 US$ 2002
162 Indonesia 0.0846 constant 1990 US$ 2005
163 North Korea 0.084 constant 1990 US$ 2005
164 Nigeria 0.0735 constant 1990 US$ 2004
165 Mozambique 0.0503 constant 1990 US$ 2003
166 France 0.0475 constant 1990 US$ 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Military/Arms-imports/Constant-1990-US$-per-capita

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