Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 10/2014

Trends in world military expenditure, 2013

Sam Perlo-Freeman, Carina Solmirano

April 2014

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute


From 14 April 2014 the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database includes newly released information on military expenditure in 2013. This Fact Sheet describes the global, regional and national trends in military expenditure that are revealed by the new data.