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Transport > Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Arms imports (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 per capita for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Tuvalu $653.03 1994
2 Palau $339.08 1996
3 Iceland $156.73 2011
4 Qatar $154.11 2012
5 Saint Kitts and Nevis $142.80 1985
6 Marshall Islands $123.76 1991
7 United Arab Emirates $118.84 2012
8 Singapore $118.03 2012
9 Seychelles $91.49 2011
10 Equatorial Guinea $88.28 2012
11 Bahrain $82.30 2010
12 Kiribati $79.63 1994
13 Federated States of Micronesia $55.30 1997
14 Israel $48.94 2012
15 Brunei $48.52 2012
16 Vanuatu $44.08 1987
17 Australia $39.19 2012
18 Oman $38.32 2012
19 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $37.77 1987
20 Samoa $37.17 1988
OPEC countries average (profile) $36.49 2011
21 Barbados $35.84 2009
22 Cyprus $34.93 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) $34.31 2012
23 Saudi Arabia $32.63 2012
24 Norway $32.48 2012
25 Panama $28.93 2012
26 Namibia $25.67 2012
27 Jordan $25.01 2012
28 Morocco $24.29 2012
29 Sweden $23.96 2012
30 South Korea $21.56 2012
31 Venezuela $21.47 2012
32 Mongolia $21.46 2012
33 Cape Verde $20.23 2012
failed states average (profile) $19.71 1981
34 Afghanistan $19.31 2012
35 Malta $19.12 2012
36 Solomon Islands $18.71 1991
Former French colonies average (profile) $18.36 1983
37 Turkey $17.15 2012
38 Azerbaijan $16.99 2012
39 Finland $16.99 2012
40 Algeria $16.89 2012
41 Syria $16.79 2012
42 East Timor $15.75 2010
43 Netherlands $15.51 2012
44 Fiji $15.47 1995
45 Turkmenistan $14.89 2012
46 Iraq $13.97 2012
47 Slovenia $13.64 2011
48 Kuwait $13.54 2012
49 Denmark $12.34 2012
50 Maldives $12.28 2010
51 Burma $11.72 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) $10.86 2012
52 Grenada $10.74 1982
High income OECD countries average (profile) $9.94 2012
53 United Kingdom $9.46 2012
54 Uganda $9.41 2012
55 Belarus $8.98 2012
56 New Zealand $8.80 2012
57 Cuba $8.42 1991
South Asia average (profile) $8.05 2012
58 Trinidad and Tobago $7.48 2012
59 Lebanon $7.01 2012
60 Djibouti $6.98 2012
61 Ecuador $6.97 2012
62 Albania $6.96 2012
63 Pakistan $6.94 2012
64 Bosnia and Herzegovina $6.66 1999
NATO countries average (profile) $6.19 2012
European Union average (profile) $5.90 2012
65 South Sudan $5.88 2011
66 Colombia $5.85 2012
67 Kazakhstan $5.83 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $5.81 1988
68 Suriname $5.66 2011
Eurozone average (profile) $5.56 2012
69 Spain $5.54 2012
70 Canada $5.39 2012
71 Tonga $5.20 1996
72 Botswana $5.08 2010
73 Mauritius $4.86 2004
74 Cambodia $4.84 2012
75 European Union $4.78 2012
76 Poland $4.72 2012
77 Tajikistan $4.70 2009
78 Guinea-Bissau $4.59 1993
79 Thailand $4.45 2012
80 Latvia $4.44 2012
81 Ghana $4.26 2012
82 Belize $4.19 2000
83 Republic of the Congo $4.15 2012
84 United States $4.13 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $4.13 2012
85 Zambia $4.12 2012
86 Vietnam $4.10 2012
87 Croatia $3.98 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) $3.87 2012
88 India $3.85 2012
89 The Gambia $3.59 2004
90 Italy $3.53 2012
91 Portugal $3.32 2012
92 Uruguay $3.25 2011
93 Chile $3.21 2012
94 Mauritania $3.16 2012
95 Greece $3.10 2012
96 South Africa $2.89 2012
97 Laos $2.86 2012
98 The Bahamas $2.82 2009
99 Egypt $2.80 2012
100 Liberia $2.77 2000
101 Belgium $2.69 2012
102 Gabon $2.51 2011
103 Moldova $2.45 1995
104 Democratic Republic of the Congo $2.44 2010
105 France $2.27 2012
106 Germany $2.23 2012
107 Mexico $2.21 2012
108 Bangladesh $2.10 2012
109 Brazil $2.06 2012
110 Benin $1.99 2012
111 Zimbabwe $1.96 2006
112 Luxembourg $1.88 2012
113 Japan $1.87 2012
114 Malaysia $1.81 2012
115 Central African Republic $1.80 2011
116 Sudan $1.72 2012
117 Romania $1.69 2012
118 Armenia $1.69 2011
119 Slovakia $1.66 2010
120 Madagascar $1.58 1996
121 Haiti $1.57 1985
122 Czech Republic $1.52 2012
123 Estonia $1.49 2012
124 Papua New Guinea $1.41 1997
125 Comoros $1.39 2012
126 China $1.25 2012
127 Rwanda $1.23 2009
128 Kenya $1.20 2012
129 Senegal $1.20 2011
130 Dominican Republic $1.18 2011
131 Tanzania $1.11 2012
132 Hungary $1.10 2011
133 Austria $1.06 2012
134 Angola $1.06 2009
135 Paraguay $1.05 2012
136 Sri Lanka $1.01 2011
137 Switzerland $1.00 2012
138 Swaziland $0.93 2001
139 Argentina $0.83 2012
140 Bhutan $0.79 2004
141 Philippines $0.78 2012
142 Iran $0.77 2012
143 Eritrea $0.77 2007
144 Indonesia $0.76 2012
145 Yemen $0.71 2012
146 Tunisia $0.66 2011
147 Guyana $0.64 2008
148 Togo $0.60 2012
149 Cote d'Ivoire $0.58 2004
150 Ethiopia $0.52 2012
151 Lesotho $0.52 2006
152 Cameroon $0.48 2010
153 Bolivia $0.48 2012
154 Georgia $0.45 2011
155 Bulgaria $0.41 2012
156 Nigeria $0.38 2011
157 Kyrgyzstan $0.38 2006
158 Jamaica $0.37 2010
159 Uzbekistan $0.36 2002
160 Sierra Leone $0.34 2011
161 Libya $0.33 2011
162 Chad $0.32 2012
163 El Salvador $0.32 2012
164 Peru $0.30 2012
165 Republic of Macedonia $0.24 2006
166 Nicaragua $0.24 1991
167 Ireland $0.22 2012
168 Burundi $0.22 2010
169 Russia $0.22 2012
170 Malawi $0.21 2008
171 Costa Rica $0.21 2012
172 Mali $0.20 2012
173 Lithuania $0.17 2012
174 Somalia $0.14 1999
175 Guatemala $0.13 2012
176 Nepal $0.11 2011
177 Guinea $0.09 2011
178 Serbia $0.07 2012
179 Niger $0.07 2009
180 Honduras $0.06 2012
181 North Korea $0.04 2010
182 Burkina Faso $0.03 2012
183 Mozambique $0.02 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Yearbook: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. 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/Transport/Maritime/Arms-imports/Constant-1990-US$-per-capita

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