Market share of major arms imports by the ten largest importers, 2014-2018

The statistic shows the market share in the import of conventional weapons by nation in the years from 2014 to 2018. As the largest importer of major arms in 2014–18, Saudi Arabia accounted for 12 percent of the global share.

Market share in the import of major arms between 20147 to 2018, by nation

Percentage of conventional weapon imports
Saudi Arabia12%
India9.5%
Egypt5.1%
Australia4.6%
Algeria4.4%
China4.2%
UAE3.7%
Iraq3.7%
South Korea3.1%
Vietnam2.9%
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2014 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Only the top 10 are shown. Therefore figures do not sum to 100 percent.

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