Eritrea: Arms imports

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 Eritrea

Arms imports, million constant U.S. dollars

 Latest value 4
 Year 2007
 Measure dollars
 Data availability 1993 - 2007
 Average 48.5
 Min - Max 4 - 214
 Source Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
For that indicator, we provide data for Eritrea from 1993 to 2007. The average value for Eritrea during that period was 48.5 dollars with a minimum of 4 dollars in 2007 and a maximum of 214 dollars in 1998. The latest value from 2007 is 4 dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2007 based on 108 countries is 245.12 dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Eritrea - Arms imports - recent values

Historical chart
Eritrea - Arms imports - historical chart - 1993-2007




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 are SIPRI Trend Indicator Values (TIVs) expressed in US$ m. A '0' indicates that the value of deliveries is less than US$0.5m.


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 Military spending 0.18 2003 billion U.S. dollars
 Military spending, percent of GDP 20.87 2003 percent
 Military spending, percent of government spending 31.14 2003 percent
 Armed forces 202,000 2020 people
 Armed forces, percent of labor force 12.38 2020 percent
 Arms exports 0.00 2006 million U.S. dollars
 Arms imports 4.00 2007 dollars
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