Saudi Arabia: Arms exports

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 Saudi Arabia

Arms exports, million constant U.S. dollars

 Latest value 5.00
 Year 2016
 Measure million U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1967 - 2016
 Average 11.13
 Min - Max 0.00 - 62.00
 Source Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from 1967 to 2016. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 11.13 million U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0 million U.S. dollars in 1976 and a maximum of 62 million U.S. dollars in 2011. The latest value from 2016 is 5 million U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 48 countries is 650.06 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
Saudi Arabia - Arms exports - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Saudi Arabia - Arms exports - historical chart - 1967-2016




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 75.01 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Military spending, percent of GDP 7.42 2022 percent
 Military spending, percent of government spending 27.79 2022 percent
 Armed forces 282,000 2020 people
 Armed forces, percent of labor force 1.76 2020 percent
 Arms exports 5.00 2016 million U.S. dollars
 Arms imports 2,272.00 2022 dollars
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