World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers, 1969-1978 (ICPSR 7964)

Published: Feb 16, 1992 View help for published

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United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

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https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07964.v1

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This two-part data collection contains annual information for military expenditures and import and export of arms and military equipment for 139 countries for the period 1969-1978. Data are provided on arms exports and imports, total imports and exports, arms imports and exports as a percentage of the total imports and exports, the gross national product (GNP), and central government expenditures, as well as expenditures on health, education, and the military as a percentage of the GNP, and health and education expenditures as a percentage of military expenditures. Data are also provided on population characteristics, such as the number of teachers, soldiers, and doctors per 1,000 people, the number of teachers and doctors as a percentage of the number of soldiers, and the total population. Other variables provide information on the country's membership in regional alliances such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the former Warsaw Pact, and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, as well as World Bank membership. Additional variables describe the country's developmental status and the geographic region of the world in which the country is located. In addition, Part 1 data provide information on the total value of arms transferred from major arms supplier countries such as the United States, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, Poland, China, and the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, and West Germany. They are organized by country records. Part 2 data are organized by country-year records.

United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers, 1969-1978. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07964.v1

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Benin   Papua New Guinea   Angola   Cambodia   Sudan   Paraguay   Portugal   Syria   North Korea   Greece   Mongolia   Morocco   Iran   Mali   Panama   Guatemala   Guyana   Czechoslovakia   Iraq   Chile   Laos   Nepal   Argentina   Tanzania   Zambia   Ghana   Bahrain   India   Canada   Guinea-Bissau   Turkey   Belgium   Taiwan   Finland   South Africa   Trinidad and Tobago   Central African Republic   Jamaica   Peru   Germany   Yemen   Vietnam (Socialist Republic)   Fiji   United States   Guinea   China (Peoples Republic)   Somalia   Chad   Madagascar   Ivory Coast   Thailand   Libya   Equatorial Guinea   Costa Rica   Sweden   Malawi   Poland   Kuwait   Jordan   Nigeria   Bulgaria   Tunisia   Sao Tome And Principe   Sri Lanka   Uruguay   United Arab Emirates   Kenya   Switzerland   Spain   Lebanon   Cuba   Liberia   Venezuela   Mauritania   Burkina Faso   Swaziland   Israel   Australia   Soviet Union   Myanmar   Cameroon   Cyprus   Malaysia   Iceland   Global   Oman   Gabon   South Korea   Great Britain   Austria   Yugoslavia   Mozambique   El Salvador   Luxembourg   Brazil   Algeria   Lesotho   Colombia   Ecuador   Hungary   Japan   Mauritius   New Zealand   Senegal   Italy   Honduras   Ethiopia   Haiti   Afghanistan   Burundi   Singapore   Egypt   Sierra Leone   Bolivia   Malta   Saudi Arabia   Cape Verde   Netherlands   Pakistan   Gambia   Ireland   Qatar   France   Togo   Niger   Philippines   Rwanda   Bangladesh   Nicaragua   Barbados   Norway   Botswana   Democratic Republic of Congo   Dominican Republic   Denmark   Mexico   Uganda   Zimbabwe   Suriname   Indonesia
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
1969 -- 1978

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A total of 139 countries, nearly all of which were members of the United Nations.

United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. WORLD MILITARY EXPENDITURES AND ARMS TRANSFERS, 1969-1978. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1980.

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1984-05-03

1992-02-16

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers, 1969-1978. ICPSR07964-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1984. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07964.v1

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  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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