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High income OECD countries Compared by Military > Conventional arms imports per capita

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 Israel $155.36 1990
2 Greece $141.18 1990
3 Denmark $37.74 1990
4 Australia $19.57 1990
5 Switzerland $18.61 1990
6 South Korea $17.19 1990
7 New Zealand $12.61 1990
8 Netherlands $12.24 1990
9 Canada $12.23 1990
10 Finland $11.43 1990
11 Ireland $7.11 1990
12 Slovenia $7.01 1990
13 Spain $6.72 1990
14 Poland $6.72 1990
15 Austria $5.99 1990
16 Portugal $5.91 1990
17 Italy $5.59 1990
18 Chile $3.25 1990
19 Estonia $3.19 1990
20 United Kingdom $2.99 1990
21 United States $2.14 1990
22 Czech Republic $1.74 1990
23 Japan $1.58 1990
24 France $1.52 1990
25 Sweden $1.52 1990
26 Belgium $1.20 1990
27 Norway $0.24 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/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Military/Conventional-arms-imports-per-capita

High income OECD countries Compared by Military > Conventional arms imports per capita

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