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570. Worldwide Military Expenditures in Current and Constant (1997) Dollars

In billions of dollars. For military expenditures and Armed Forces by country, see Section 30. GNP=Gross national product]

 
Country Group 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
 
   Expenditures, (current dollars) total 1 1,018 1,040 1,070 1,070 1,090 1,010 856 819 813 798 810 842
 
United States 281 288 293 304 306 280 305 298 288 279 271 276
  Percent of total 27.6 27.7 27.4 28.4 28.1 27.7 35.6 36.4 35.4 35.0 33.5 32.8
 
Developed countries 2 845 858 887 895 883 817 649 637 628 600 597 610
Developing countries 2 173 179 178 179 206 196 207 182 185 198 212 232
NATO countries 3 449 452 459 478 488 465 486 477 467 454 451 457
 
   Constant (1997) dollars, total 1 1,359 1,360 1,350 1,310 1,280 1,150 949 885 860 826 823 842
 
United States 375 376 370 370 359 317 338 321 305 289 276 276
  Percent of total 27.6 27.6 27.4 28.2 28.0 27.6 35.6 36.3 35.5 35.0 33.5 32.8
 
Developed countries 2 1,128 1,120 1,120 1,090 1,030 925 719 688 664 621 607 610
Developing countries 2 231 234 226 218 242 222 230 197 196 205 216 232
NATO countries 3 599 591 581 582 572 527 538 515 494 470 458 457
 
Percent of GNP 5.2 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.5 4.0 3.4 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.6
 
United States 6.3 6.1 5.7 5.5 5.2 4.7 4.8 4.5 4.1 3.8 3.5 3.3
 
Developed countries 2 5.2 5.3 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.0 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.7 2.6 2.5
Developing countries 2 5.3 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.6 4.0 3.6 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7
NATO countries 3 4.7 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.7



1 Includes countries not shown separately.
2 Twenty-eight developed countries; see Table 571 for selected countries; for complete list, see source.
3 North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Source: U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers, annual. http://www.state.gov/www/global/arms/bureau_ac/wmeat98/wmeat98.html



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/570_worldwide_military_expenditures_in_current_and.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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