World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers 2016

WMEAT 2016, the 34th edition of World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers (WMEAT), published in December 2016, covers the years 2004 through 2014. The years 2013 and 2014 were not covered in any previous edition of WMEAT.

WMEAT 2016 and future editions of WMEAT will be published only online, not in hardcopy; the statistical tables will be published only in spreadsheet format.

WMEAT 2016 consists of four downloadable documents:

  1. WMEAT 2016 Introduction and Overview, a PDF document.
  2. WMEAT 2016 Table I - Military Expenditures and Armed Forces Personnel, 2004-2014, an Excel spreadsheet workbook.
  3. WMEAT 2016 Tables II-IV - Arms Transfer Deliveries, 2004-2014, an Excel spreadsheet workbook.
  4. WMEAT 2016 Sources, Data and Methods, a PDF document. 

New features in this edition of WMEAT are described at the start of the “Sources, Data and Methods” section.

Comments, questions and suggestions may be addressed to WMEATeditor@state.gov.