Answered By: Valerie Weis
Last Updated: Aug 13, 2020     Views: 68


Listed below are several valuable resources, you can use to locate statistics on military expenditures and the defense industry in individual countries:

Includes detailed BMI Defence & Security Reports with statistics on defense expenditures by the government; chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons programs and defense procurement and defense budget by country. search using terms like BMI "defence and security report" AND specific country names.

Published by the IISS, the Military Balance is the annual assessment of the military capabilities and defense economics of 170 countries world-wide, produced annually by the IISS since 1961.


Other resources on military spending, expenditures, and arms purchases can be found in the Statistics Section of the HKS Library Research Guide on National and International Security