SDG 16 · Indicator

Exports of major conventional weapons

TIV constant million USD per 100,000 population

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SDG achieved

Challenges remain

Significant challenges remain

Major challenges remain

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Volume of major conventional weapons exported, expressed in constant 1990 US$ millions (TIV) per 100,000 population. The trend-indicator value is based on the known unit production cost of a core set of weapons, and does not reflect the financial value of the exports. Small arms, light weapons, ammunition and other support material are not included. Values were calculated based on a 5-year rolling average

Long-Term Objective

Technical Optimum

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 0.


Stockholm Peace Research Institute

Exports of major conventional weapons