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Transport > Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$, % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Arms exports (constant 1990 US$). 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 as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Chad 1.72% 1987
2 Republic of Macedonia 1.38% 1992
3 Aruba 1.3% 1996
4 Ukraine 0.762% 2012
5 Uzbekistan 0.461% 2011
6 Cyprus 0.46% 1996
7 Guyana 0.44% 1976
8 Montenegro 0.437% 2010
9 Russia 0.397% 2012
10 Kuwait 0.382% 1998
11 Georgia 0.332% 2004
12 Kyrgyzstan 0.272% 2008
13 Lebanon 0.235% 2002
14 Israel 0.201% 2011
15 Ethiopia 0.191% 1997
16 Malta 0.177% 2004
17 Ghana 0.177% 2005
18 Estonia 0.169% 1996
19 Latvia 0.158% 1994
20 Moldova 0.157% 2011
21 Brunei 0.147% 2011
22 Gabon 0.138% 1973
23 Senegal 0.132% 1976
24 Nicaragua 0.121% 1995
25 Netherlands 0.0984% 2012
26 Sweden 0.0943% 2012
27 Belarus 0.0918% 2011
28 Iceland 0.0816% 1993
29 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.0767% 2011
30 Eritrea 0.0726% 1999
31 Panama 0.0709% 1979
32 Romania 0.0638% 2012
33 Cote d'Ivoire 0.0631% 1971
34 Zambia 0.0608% 1990
35 Zimbabwe 0.059% 2001
36 Malawi 0.0574% 2000
37 United States 0.0559% 2012
38 Chile 0.0557% 2008
39 Spain 0.0534% 2012
40 Niger 0.0528% 1973
41 Libya 0.0513% 2009
42 Sri Lanka 0.0506% 1998
43 Uganda 0.0482% 1968
44 Morocco 0.0453% 1978
45 New Zealand 0.0448% 2012
46 France 0.0436% 2012
47 Italy 0.0421% 2012
48 Iraq 0.0413% 1989
49 Cuba 0.0402% 1980
50 European Union 0.0386% 2012
51 Jordan 0.0384% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.0379% 2012
52 South Africa 0.0377% 2012
53 United Kingdom 0.0354% 2012
54 Germany 0.0351% 2012
55 Kenya 0.0348% 1993
56 Norway 0.0338% 2012
57 Syria 0.0338% 2010
58 Switzerland 0.0332% 2012
59 Poland 0.0286% 2012
60 Botswana 0.0278% 2012
61 Singapore 0.0277% 2012
62 Cambodia 0.0274% 2000
63 Bahrain 0.0252% 2001
64 Sudan 0.0251% 1986
65 Finland 0.0248% 2012
66 Vietnam 0.023% 2006
67 China 0.0213% 2012
68 Lithuania 0.0212% 2002
69 El Salvador 0.0188% 1991
70 Angola 0.0175% 2002
71 Iran 0.0165% 2011
72 South Korea 0.0162% 2012
73 Canada 0.0152% 2012
74 Algeria 0.0142% 1980
75 Venezuela 0.0121% 2009
76 Ireland 0.0119% 2012
77 Nigeria 0.0105% 1990
78 Bangladesh 0.0102% 1984
79 Qatar 0.00992% 2006
80 Croatia 0.00929% 2000
81 Greece 0.00879% 2006
82 Saudi Arabia 0.00866% 2011
83 Slovakia 0.00817% 2008
84 Kazakhstan 0.00741% 2006
85 Denmark 0.00732% 2012
86 Peru 0.00717% 2004
87 Turkey 0.00672% 2012
88 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.00664% 1979
89 Hungary 0.00661% 2007
90 Egypt 0.00637% 1997
91 Bulgaria 0.00588% 2012
92 Colombia 0.00511% 2002
93 Australia 0.00493% 2012
94 Uruguay 0.00438% 2000
95 Belgium 0.00434% 2012
96 Thailand 0.00434% 2004
97 Czech Republic 0.00409% 2012
98 Albania 0.00386% 2011
99 Oman 0.00324% 2005
100 Philippines 0.00268% 2007
101 Serbia 0.00267% 2012
102 Austria 0.00225% 2012
103 Costa Rica 0.00168% 2008
104 Brazil 0.00142% 2012
105 Luxembourg 0.000974% 2007
106 Japan 0.000918% 2007
107 United Arab Emirates 0.000861% 2011
108 Pakistan 0.00061% 2008
109 Indonesia 0.000473% 2011
110 Malaysia 0.000247% 2009
111 Portugal 0.000235% 2012
112 Argentina 0.000224% 2011
113 India 0.000109% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$, % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Yearbook: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Maritime/Arms-exports/Constant-1990-US$,-%-of-GDP

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