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Military > Conventional arms imports per capita: Countries Compared

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 United Arab Emirates $689.73 1990
2 Israel $155.36 1990
3 Singapore $149.66 1990
4 Greece $141.18 1990
5 Eritrea $116.73 1990
6 Oman $67.95 1990
7 Saudi Arabia $51.71 1990
8 Jordan $41.64 1990
9 Denmark $37.74 1990
10 Namibia $37.44 1990
11 Yemen $26.21 1990
12 Bahrain $20.16 1990
13 Australia $19.57 1990
14 Armenia $19.18 1990
High income OECD countries average (profile) $18.61 1990
15 Switzerland $18.61 1990
16 Libya $17.37 1990
17 South Korea $17.19 1990
18 Malaysia $15.21 1990
19 Sudan $13.49 1990
20 New Zealand $12.61 1990
European Union average (profile) $12.60 1990
NATO countries average (profile) $12.42 1990
21 Netherlands $12.24 1990
22 Canada $12.23 1990
23 Romania $11.90 1990
24 Finland $11.43 1990
25 Algeria $10.75 1990
26 Lithuania $8.38 1990
27 Turkey $7.74 1990
28 Botswana $7.23 1990
29 Ireland $7.11 1990
30 Egypt $7.06 1990
31 Slovenia $7.01 1990
32 Spain $6.72 1990
33 Poland $6.72 1990
Non-religious countries average (profile) $6.35 1990
34 Austria $5.99 1990
35 Portugal $5.91 1990
36 Italy $5.59 1990
37 Turkmenistan $5.45 1990
38 Latvia $5.26 1990
39 Iran $5.02 1990
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $4.34 1990
40 Argentina $3.95 1990
41 Vietnam $3.74 1990
Emerging markets average (profile) $3.56 1990
42 Ethiopia $3.37 1990
43 Chile $3.25 1990
44 Estonia $3.19 1990
45 Pakistan $3.10 1990
46 Mexico $3.08 1990
47 United Kingdom $2.99 1990
48 Dominican Republic $2.90 1990
49 India $2.73 1990
50 Ecuador $2.17 1990
51 United States $2.14 1990
52 China $1.97 1990
53 Thailand $1.86 1990
54 Ghana $1.85 1990
55 Nepal $1.77 1990
56 Czech Republic $1.74 1990
57 Albania $1.74 1990
58 Croatia $1.67 1990
59 Kazakhstan $1.65 1990
60 Japan $1.58 1990
61 Burma $1.54 1990
62 France $1.52 1990
63 Sweden $1.52 1990
64 Hungary $1.45 1990
65 Bulgaria $1.38 1990
66 Belgium $1.20 1990
67 Cote d'Ivoire $1.16 1990
68 Kyrgyzstan $1.14 1990
69 Uganda $1.08 1990
70 Philippines $0.95 1990
71 Paraguay $0.94 1990
72 Peru $0.64 1990
73 Lesotho $0.63 1990
74 Venezuela $0.61 1990
75 Ukraine $0.56 1990
76 Colombia $0.51 1990
77 Angola $0.48 1990
78 Indonesia $0.48 1990
79 Sri Lanka $0.35 1990
80 Brazil $0.25 1990
81 Bangladesh $0.24 1990
82 Norway $0.24 1990
83 South Africa $0.23 1990
84 Bolivia $0.15 1990
85 Nigeria $0.10 1990

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