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Military > Conventional arms imports per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Figures expressed per capita for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United Arab Emirates $689.73 1990
2 Israel $155.36 1990
3 Singapore $149.66 1990
4 Greece $141.18 1990
5 Eritrea $116.73 1990
6 Oman $67.95 1990
7 Saudi Arabia $51.71 1990
8 Jordan $41.64 1990
9 Denmark $37.74 1990
10 Namibia $37.44 1990
11 Yemen $26.21 1990
12 Bahrain $20.16 1990
13 Australia $19.57 1990
14 Armenia $19.18 1990
High income OECD countries average (profile) $18.61 1990
15 Switzerland $18.61 1990
16 Libya $17.37 1990
17 South Korea $17.19 1990
18 Malaysia $15.21 1990
19 Sudan $13.49 1990
20 New Zealand $12.61 1990
European Union average (profile) $12.60 1990
NATO countries average (profile) $12.42 1990
21 Netherlands $12.24 1990
22 Canada $12.23 1990
23 Romania $11.90 1990
24 Finland $11.43 1990
25 Algeria $10.75 1990
26 Lithuania $8.38 1990
27 Turkey $7.74 1990
28 Botswana $7.23 1990
29 Ireland $7.11 1990
30 Egypt $7.06 1990
31 Slovenia $7.01 1990
32 Spain $6.72 1990
33 Poland $6.72 1990
Non-religious countries average (profile) $6.35 1990
34 Austria $5.99 1990
35 Portugal $5.91 1990
36 Italy $5.59 1990
37 Turkmenistan $5.45 1990
38 Latvia $5.26 1990
39 Iran $5.02 1990
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $4.34 1990
40 Argentina $3.95 1990
41 Vietnam $3.74 1990
Emerging markets average (profile) $3.56 1990
42 Ethiopia $3.37 1990
43 Chile $3.25 1990
44 Estonia $3.19 1990
45 Pakistan $3.10 1990
46 Mexico $3.08 1990
47 United Kingdom $2.99 1990
48 Dominican Republic $2.90 1990
49 India $2.73 1990
50 Ecuador $2.17 1990
51 United States $2.14 1990
52 China $1.97 1990
53 Thailand $1.86 1990
54 Ghana $1.85 1990
55 Nepal $1.77 1990
56 Czech Republic $1.74 1990
57 Albania $1.74 1990
58 Croatia $1.67 1990
59 Kazakhstan $1.65 1990
60 Japan $1.58 1990
61 Burma $1.54 1990
62 France $1.52 1990
63 Sweden $1.52 1990
64 Hungary $1.45 1990
65 Bulgaria $1.38 1990
66 Belgium $1.20 1990
67 Cote d'Ivoire $1.16 1990
68 Kyrgyzstan $1.14 1990
69 Uganda $1.08 1990
70 Philippines $0.95 1990
71 Paraguay $0.94 1990
72 Peru $0.64 1990
73 Lesotho $0.63 1990
74 Venezuela $0.61 1990
75 Ukraine $0.56 1990
76 Colombia $0.51 1990
77 Angola $0.48 1990
78 Indonesia $0.48 1990
79 Sri Lanka $0.35 1990
80 Brazil $0.25 1990
81 Bangladesh $0.24 1990
82 Norway $0.24 1990
83 South Africa $0.23 1990
84 Bolivia $0.15 1990
85 Nigeria $0.10 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Conventional arms imports per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute). 2005. SIPRI Arms Transfers. Database. February. Stockholm. 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/Conventional-arms-imports-per-capita

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