×

High income OECD countries Compared by Military > Conventional arms imports > Per $ GDP

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). Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Greece 6.33 per $1,000 1990
2 Israel 5.61 per $1,000 1990
3 Denmark 1.11 per $1,000 1990
4 South Korea 0.797 per $1,000 1990
5 Poland 0.553 per $1,000 1990
6 Australia 0.546 per $1,000 1990
7 Switzerland 0.496 per $1,000 1990
8 New Zealand 0.454 per $1,000 1990
9 Netherlands 0.38 per $1,000 1990
10 Finland 0.377 per $1,000 1990
11 Slovenia 0.355 per $1,000 1990
12 Canada 0.332 per $1,000 1990
13 Portugal 0.313 per $1,000 1990
14 Spain 0.278 per $1,000 1990
15 Estonia 0.26 per $1,000 1990
16 Chile 0.254 per $1,000 1990
17 Ireland 0.198 per $1,000 1990
18 Italy 0.197 per $1,000 1990
19 Austria 0.18 per $1,000 1990
20 Czech Republic 0.105 per $1,000 1990
21 United Kingdom 0.096 per $1,000 1990
22 Japan 0.052 per $1,000 1990
=23 Sweden 0.051 per $1,000 1990
=23 France 0.051 per $1,000 1990
25 United States 0.045 per $1,000 1990
26 Belgium 0.038 per $1,000 1990
27 Norway 0.005 per $1,000 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Conventional arms imports > Per $ GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute). 2005. SIPRI Arms Transfers. Database. February. Stockholm. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Military/Conventional-arms-imports/Per-$-GDP

High income OECD countries Compared by Military > Conventional arms imports > Per $ GDP

NationMaster

Interesting observations about Military > Conventional arms imports > Per $ GDP

Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats: