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High income OECD countries Compared by Military > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita

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 Israel 205.19 constant 1990 US$ 2005
2 Greece 100.32 constant 1990 US$ 2005
3 Czech Republic 61.55 constant 1990 US$ 2005
4 Portugal 38.49 constant 1990 US$ 2005
5 Chile 27.91 constant 1990 US$ 2005
6 Australia 19.42 constant 1990 US$ 2005
7 Switzerland 19.36 constant 1990 US$ 2005
8 Finland 14.68 constant 1990 US$ 2005
9 Denmark 14.39 constant 1990 US$ 2005
10 Sweden 11.52 constant 1990 US$ 2005
11 South Korea 11.3 constant 1990 US$ 2005
12 Netherlands 7.9 constant 1990 US$ 2005
13 Estonia 7.43 constant 1990 US$ 2005
14 Spain 6.47 constant 1990 US$ 2005
15 Slovakia 5.02 constant 1990 US$ 2002
16 Italy 3.82 constant 1990 US$ 2005
17 Canada 3.47 constant 1990 US$ 2005
18 Germany 2.62 constant 1990 US$ 2005
19 Austria 2.55 constant 1990 US$ 2005
20 Poland 2.52 constant 1990 US$ 2005
21 Luxembourg 2.21 constant 1990 US$ 2003
22 Japan 1.96 constant 1990 US$ 2005
23 Norway 1.95 constant 1990 US$ 2005
24 New Zealand 1.94 constant 1990 US$ 2005
25 Belgium 1.63 constant 1990 US$ 2004
26 United Kingdom 1.56 constant 1990 US$ 2005
27 United States 1.31 constant 1990 US$ 2005
28 Slovenia 1 constant 1990 US$ 2005
29 Ireland 0.962 constant 1990 US$ 2005
30 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/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Military/Arms-imports/Constant-1990-US$-per-capita

High income OECD countries Compared by Military > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita

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Interesting observations about Military > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita

  • Israel ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ per capita amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • Greece ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ per capita amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Chile ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ per capita amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • United States ranked second last for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ per capita amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • United Arab Emirates ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Czech Republic ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ per capita amongst Cold countries in 2005.
  • Palau ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ per capita amongst Christian countries in 1996.
  • France ranked last for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ per capita amongst Non-religious countries in 2005.
  • United Kingdom ranked 4th last for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ per capita amongst NATO countries in 2005.
  • All of the top 2 countries by arms imports > constant 1990 US$ per capita are Tourist destination.
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