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Arms imports, million constant U.S. dollars, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 106 countries was 298.02 dollars. The highest value was in Qatar: 3342 dollars and the lowest value was in Antigua and Barbuda: 0 dollars. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: dollars; Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
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Countries Arms imports, 2022 Global rank Available data
Qatar 3342 1 1968 - 2022
India 2846 2 1960 - 2022
Ukraine 2644 3 2014 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 2272 4 1960 - 2022
Kuwait 2249 5 1960 - 2022
Pakistan 1565 6 1960 - 2022
Japan 1291 7 1960 - 2022
Norway 848 8 1960 - 2022
USA 837 9 1960 - 2022
Israel 829 10 1960 - 2022
China 807 11 1960 - 2022
UK 799 12 1960 - 2022
Australia 761 13 1960 - 2022
Egypt 701 14 1960 - 2022
Netherlands 695 15 1960 - 2022
UA Emirates 681 16 1968 - 2022
Poland 639 17 1960 - 2022
Greece 493 18 1960 - 2022
Brazil 472 19 1960 - 2022
South Korea 408 20 1960 - 2022
Burma 394 21 1960 - 2022
Bahrain 364 22 1971 - 2022
Singapore 361 23 1965 - 2022
Morocco 352 24 1960 - 2022
Philippines 338 25 1960 - 2022
Serbia 335 26 1992 - 2022
Sweden 318 27 1960 - 2022
Italy 236 28 1960 - 2022
Belarus 225 29 1998 - 2022
Chile 212 30 1960 - 2022
Bangladesh 184 31 1971 - 2022
Turkey 184 32 1960 - 2022
Germany 182 33 1960 - 2022
Spain 173 34 1960 - 2022
Algeria 158 35 1961 - 2022
Belgium 158 36 1960 - 2022
New Zealand 157 37 1960 - 2022
Canada 155 38 1960 - 2022
Denmark 145 39 1960 - 2022
Russia 129 40 1992 - 2022
Romania 126 41 1960 - 2022
Thailand 113 42 1960 - 2022
Lithuania 98 43 1992 - 2022
Vietnam 95 44 1960 - 2022
Malaysia 71 45 1960 - 2022
Czechia 69 46 1995 - 2022
Indonesia 68 47 1960 - 2022
Hungary 59 48 1960 - 2022
Mali 58 49 1961 - 2022
Iraq 55 50 1960 - 2022
Nigeria 54 51 1961 - 2022
Uganda 48 52 1964 - 2022
Angola 46 53 1974 - 2022
Malta 45 54 1972 - 2022
Colombia 44 55 1960 - 2022
Togo 42 56 1960 - 2022
Argentina 39 57 1960 - 2022
Ethiopia 35 58 1960 - 2022
Finland 34 59 1960 - 2022
Jordan 32 60 1960 - 2022
South Africa 30 61 1960 - 2022
Croatia 29 62 1991 - 2022
Armenia 27 63 1993 - 2022
Niger 26 64 1960 - 2022
Peru 26 65 1960 - 2022
France 22 66 1960 - 2022
Latvia 20 67 1992 - 2022
Malawi 19 68 1964 - 2022
Senegal 18 69 1960 - 2022
Djibouti 17 70 1977 - 2022
Estonia 17 71 1992 - 2022
Ivory Coast 16 72 1961 - 2022
Cambodia 14 73 1960 - 2022
Botswana 13 74 1977 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan 12 75 2003 - 2022
Panama 8 76 1964 - 2022
Tunisia 8 77 1960 - 2022
El Salvador 7 78 1963 - 2022
Micronesia 7 79 1989 - 2022
Sri Lanka 7 80 1960 - 2022
North Macedonia 6 81 1994 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 5 82 1960 - 2022
Lebanon 5 83 1961 - 2022
Mozambique 5 84 1975 - 2022
Oman 5 85 1960 - 2022
Uruguay 5 86 1960 - 2022
Austria 4 87 1960 - 2022
Bulgaria 4 88 1960 - 2022
Chad 4 89 1960 - 2022
Ghana 4 90 1960 - 2022
Guatemala 4 91 1960 - 2022
Kazakhstan 4 92 1995 - 2022
Mauritius 4 93 1968 - 2022
Tajikistan 3 94 1994 - 2022
Cameroon 2 95 1961 - 2022
Georgia 2 96 1993 - 2022
Montenegro 2 97 2015 - 2022
Slovakia 2 98 1993 - 2022
Zambia 2 99 1964 - 2022
Benin 1 100 1961 - 2022
Burkina Faso 1 101 1961 - 2022
DR Congo 1 102 1960 - 2022
Ecuador 1 103 1960 - 2022
Kenya 1 104 1964 - 2022
Ant.& Barb. 0 105 2022 - 2022
Luxembourg 0 106 1974 - 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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