AND WEAPONS SOURCES
SIPRI Stockholm Int'l Peace Research Institute http://www.sipri.se
An excellent source of arms and military statistics. The website
includes extensive databases:
- Facts on International Relations
and Security Trends database - country profiles database
- SIPRI data on military expenditure
- Database on national export
- SIPRI'S online database called FIRST - allows one to call up stats on six countries at a time (no
Yearbook is an annual publication
highly descriptive in narrative. The tables are excellent,
showing specifics in armament transfers, trade, etc. Although
most of the data is not country-to-country, there are some
tables that do show this like Table 8.1 Recipients and Suppliers.
CIA has international military stats in
Factbook, such as military branches, military expenditures,
military manpower. Downloadable.
FORECAST INTERNATIONAL a private service
that provides forecasting stats on military, aerospace, and
defense systems. Information on power and energy, military electronics, and weapons systems. Through purchase only.
The World Bank has determined World Development Indicators,
one of which is Table 5.7 on Defense Expenditures and Trade in Arms (2001 report). Recent reports also available for purchase only.
ARMS AND CRIME SOURCES
UN has list of crime statistics from
international sources http://www.uncjin.org/Statistics/statistics.html