Namibia: Arms imports

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 Namibia

Arms imports, million constant U.S. dollars

 Latest value 35.00
 Year 2017
 Measure dollars
 Data availability 1994 - 2017
 Average 16.71
 Min - Max 1.00 - 72.00
 Source Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 1994 to 2017. The average value for Namibia during that period was 16.71 dollars with a minimum of 1 dollars in 2011 and a maximum of 72 dollars in 2006. The latest value from 2017 is 35 dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 115 countries is 268.50 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
Namibia - Arms imports - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Namibia - Arms imports - historical chart - 1994-2017




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Military spending 0.37 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Military spending, percent of GDP 3.00 2022 percent
 Military spending, percent of government spending 8.34 2022 percent
 Armed forces 16,000 2020 people
 Armed forces, percent of labor force 1.75 2020 percent
 Arms imports 35.00 2017 dollars
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