Iran: Arms exports

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 Iran

Arms exports, million constant U.S. dollars

 Latest value 123.00
 Year 2022
 Measure million U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1962 - 2022
 Average 20.06
 Min - Max 0.00 - 129.00
 Source Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1962 to 2022. The average value for Iran during that period was 20.06 million U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0 million U.S. dollars in 1980 and a maximum of 129 million U.S. dollars in 1974. The latest value from 2022 is 123 million U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 48 countries is 665.56 million U.S. 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
Iran - Arms exports - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Iran - Arms exports - historical chart - 1962-2022




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 6.85 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Military spending, percent of GDP 2.59 2022 percent
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 Armed forces, percent of labor force 2.39 2020 percent
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 Arms imports 2.00 2020 dollars
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