Afghanistan Afghanistan: Arms imports (SIPRI trend indicator values)

The data set "Arms imports (SIPRI trend indicator values)" for Afghanistan contains data from the year 1960 until 2017.
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.


This section displays the historical data as line chart.

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Afghanistan has a world share of 0.8%.

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More data for Afghanistan

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Defense Daten

Data set Value
Military expenditure (% of GDP) 0.9
Military expenditure (% of central government expenditure) 3.6
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Arms imports (SIPRI trend indicator values)
Arms exports (SIPRI trend indicator values) 1,000,000
Armed forces personnel, total 323,000
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) 3.1

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 36,373,176
Area (sq. km) 652,860.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 20,815,300,220
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 586
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