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Military > Weapon holdings per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Israel 2,482.53 2001
2 Dominica 1,033.59 2001
3 Libya 918.29 2001
4 Bahrain 830.05 2001
5 North Korea 765.25 2001
6 Cyprus 718.68 2001
7 Syria 712.83 2001
8 Bulgaria 603.22 2001
9 Jordan 581.45 2001
10 Belarus 579.77 2001
11 Qatar 565.54 2001
12 Lebanon 558.43 2001
13 Mongolia 557.93 2001
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 517.09 2001
14 United Arab Emirates 502.54 2001
15 Greece 501.19 2001
16 Albania 459.21 2001
17 Turkmenistan 441.81 2001
18 Finland 435.62 2001
19 Bosnia and Herzegovina 391.04 2001
20 Singapore 390.77 2001
21 Kuwait 379.18 2001
22 Switzerland 336.38 2001
OPEC countries average (profile) 297.67 2001
23 Iraq 296.37 2001
24 Croatia 263.74 2001
25 Hungary 234.4 2001
26 Denmark 233.08 2001
27 Saudi Arabia 230.24 2001
High income OECD countries average (profile) 227.93 2001
28 Oman 224.65 2001
29 Cuba 222.81 2001
Muslim countries average (profile) 222.46 2001
30 Sweden 221.45 2001
31 Kazakhstan 218.87 2001
32 South Korea 217.56 2001
European Union average (profile) 200.94 2001
33 Kyrgyzstan 196.96 2001
34 Ukraine 195.55 2001
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 185.89 2001
35 Romania 182.32 2001
NATO countries average (profile) 176.11 2001
36 Egypt 167.42 2001
37 Slovakia 166.95 2001
38 Armenia 157.19 2001
39 Turkey 156.77 2001
40 Austria 151.45 2001
41 Azerbaijan 144.12 2001
42 Norway 135.81 2001
43 United States 135.24 2001
44 Angola 132.64 2001
45 Netherlands 126.14 2001
46 Algeria 117.39 2001
47 Slovenia 109.43 2001
48 Moldova 106.57 2001
49 Poland 106.49 2001
50 Niger 105.82 2001
Non-religious countries average (profile) 103.46 2001
51 Botswana 99.81 2001
South and Central Asia average (profile) 99.3 2001
52 France 97.79 2001
53 Uruguay 93.18 2001
54 Nicaragua 92.92 2001
Former French colonies average (profile) 92.16 2001
55 Italy 92.02 2001
Emerging markets average (profile) 88.71 2001
56 Iran 88.26 2001
57 Czech Republic 87.73 2001
58 Spain 87.18 2001
59 Georgia 85.95 2001
60 Vietnam 84.94 2001
61 Afghanistan 82.44 2001
62 Guinea-Bissau 77.59 2001
Religious countries average (profile) 77.38 2001
63 Belgium 77.09 2001
64 Morocco 75.36 2001
65 Portugal 73.45 2001
66 Chile 71.81 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 68.02 2001
67 Uzbekistan 61.37 2001
68 Cambodia 61.09 2001
69 Australia 61.09 2001
70 Sudan 60.42 2001
71 Tunisia 60.06 2001
72 South Africa 59.47 2001
73 Canada 57.08 2001
74 Djibouti 50.43 2001
75 Gabon 47.8 2001
76 Malaysia 46.31 2001
77 Namibia 46.08 2001
78 Zimbabwe 44.01 2001
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 43.35 2001
79 Ecuador 42.41 2001
80 Thailand 40.64 2001
81 Laos 39.12 2001
82 Argentina 38.69 2001
83 Pakistan 36.82 2001
84 Peru 35.95 2001
85 New Zealand 34.53 2001
86 Venezuela 34.38 2001
South Asia average (profile) 33.32 2001
87 Ireland 28.97 2001
88 China 26.95 2001
89 El Salvador 26.57 2001
90 Japan 26.01 2001
91 Bolivia 24.11 2001
92 Zambia 23.84 2001
93 Lithuania 23.27 2001
94 Burundi 21.64 2001
95 Mozambique 21.13 2001
96 Sri Lanka 20.16 2001
97 Tajikistan 19.24 2001
98 Equatorial Guinea 18.71 2001
99 Chad 17.63 2001
100 Burma 15.26 2001
101 Honduras 13.98 2001
102 Ethiopia 13.79 2001
103 Togo 13.02 2001
104 Paraguay 13 2001
105 Lesotho 12.82 2001
106 Guatemala 12.63 2001
107 Mali 12.59 2001
108 Rwanda 12.21 2001
109 Brazil 12.17 2001
110 Mexico 11.72 2001
111 Central African Republic 11.61 2001
112 Uganda 11.4 2001
113 Tanzania 11.09 2001
114 Philippines 10.01 2001
115 Burkina Faso 9.96 2001
116 India 9.95 2001
117 Benin 9.62 2001
118 Nigeria 9.57 2001
119 Colombia 9.2 2001
120 Dominican Republic 8.18 2001
121 Guyana 8.03 2001
122 Kenya 7.81 2001
123 Cameroon 6.97 2001
124 Indonesia 5.5 2001
125 Jamaica 4.99 2001
126 Senegal 4.74 2001
127 Madagascar 4.37 2001
128 Bangladesh 4.06 2001
129 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3.94 2001
130 Ghana 3.89 2001
131 Cote d'Ivoire 2.62 2001
132 Malawi 0.774 2001
133 Sierra Leone 0.698 2001
134 Nepal 0.592 2001
135 Germany 0.0 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Weapon holdings per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC). 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/Weapon-holdings-per-1000

Military > Weapon holdings per 1000: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Military > Weapon holdings per 1000

  • Libya ranked first for weapon holdings per 1000 amongst Muslim countries in 2001.
  • Israel ranked first for weapon holdings per 1000 amongst High income OECD countries in 2001.
  • Dominica ranked first for weapon holdings per 1000 amongst Christian countries in 2001.
  • Iraq ranked first for weapon holdings per 1000 amongst Religious countries in 2001.
  • Bulgaria ranked first for weapon holdings per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2001.
  • North Korea ranked first for weapon holdings per 1000 amongst Cold countries in 2001.
  • Cyprus ranked first for weapon holdings per 1000 amongst Europe in 2001.
  • 33 of the bottom 38 countries by weapon holdings per 1000 are Hot countries.
  • Belarus ranked first for weapon holdings per 1000 amongst Landlocked countries in 2001.
  • Angola ranked first for weapon holdings per 1000 amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2001.
  • Cuba ranked first for weapon holdings per 1000 amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2001.
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