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WMEAT 2018, the 36th edition of World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers (WMEAT), published in December 2018, covers the years 2006 through 2016. The year 2016 was not covered in any previous edition of WMEAT.

WMEAT 2018 and future editions of WMEAT will be published only online, not in hardcopy; the statistical tables will be published only in spreadsheet format.

WMEAT 2018 consists of four downloadable documents:

  1. WMEAT 2018 Introduction And Overview [183 KB], a PDF document.
  2. WMEAT 2018 Table I Military Expenditures And Armed Forces Personnel, 2006 2016 [4 MB], an Excel spreadsheet workbook.
  3. WMEAT 2018 Tables II IV Arms Transfer Deliveries, 2006 2016 [1 MB], an Excel spreadsheet workbook.
  4. WMEAT 2018 Sources, Data And Methods [474 KB], a PDF document.

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

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