Australia - Arms imports

Arms imports (SIPRI trend indicator values)

The latest value for Arms imports (SIPRI trend indicator values) in Australia was 1,060,000,000 as of 2016. Over the past 56 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 1,567,000,000 in 2011 and 35,000,000 in 1997.

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. at constant (1990) prices. A '0' indicates that the value of deliveries is less than US$0.5m.

Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Arms Transfers Programme (http://portal.sipri.org/publications/pages/transfer/splash).

See also:

Year Value
1960 113,000,000
1961 40,000,000
1962 571,000,000
1963 383,000,000
1964 528,000,000
1965 900,000,000
1966 694,000,000
1967 764,000,000
1968 450,000,000
1969 828,000,000
1970 240,000,000
1971 319,000,000
1972 60,000,000
1973 701,000,000
1974 884,000,000
1975 96,000,000
1976 81,000,000
1977 268,000,000
1978 1,019,000,000
1979 191,000,000
1980 404,000,000
1981 449,000,000
1982 131,000,000
1983 633,000,000
1984 626,000,000
1985 515,000,000
1986 819,000,000
1987 592,000,000
1988 720,000,000
1989 693,000,000
1990 352,000,000
1991 213,000,000
1992 365,000,000
1993 449,000,000
1994 262,000,000
1995 64,000,000
1996 597,000,000
1997 35,000,000
1998 542,000,000
1999 673,000,000
2000 338,000,000
2001 1,236,000,000
2002 663,000,000
2003 801,000,000
2004 472,000,000
2005 459,000,000
2006 727,000,000
2007 677,000,000
2008 445,000,000
2009 775,000,000
2010 1,509,000,000
2011 1,567,000,000
2012 876,000,000
2013 244,000,000
2014 927,000,000
2015 1,529,000,000
2016 1,060,000,000

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade