Lesotho: Arms imports

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 Lesotho

Arms imports, million constant U.S. dollars

 Latest value 1.00
 Year 2019
 Measure dollars
 Data availability 1977 - 2019
 Average 3.20
 Min - Max 0.00 - 10.00
 Source Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1977 to 2019. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 3.2 dollars with a minimum of 0 dollars in 1985 and a maximum of 10 dollars in 1986. The latest value from 2019 is 1 dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 129 countries is 212.24 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
Lesotho - Arms imports - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Lesotho - Arms imports - historical chart - 1977-2019




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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