World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers 2017

WMEAT 2017, the 35th edition of World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers (WMEAT), published in December 2017, covers the years 2005 through 2015. The year 2015 was not covered in any previous edition of WMEAT.

WMEAT 2017 and future editions of WMEAT will be published only online, not in hardcopy; the statistical tables will be published only in spreadsheet format.

WMEAT 2017 consists of four downloadable documents:

  1. WMEAT 2017 Introduction and Overview, a PDF document.
  2. WMEAT 2017 Table I - Military Expenditures and Armed Forces Personnel, 2005-2015, an Excel spreadsheet workbook.
  3. WMEAT 2017 Tables II-IV - Arms Transfer Deliveries, 2005-2015, an Excel spreadsheet workbook.
  4. WMEAT 2017 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.