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Regional coverage

The SIPRI Arms transfers database and the SIPRI Military expenditure database use the following regions.

Africa

  • North Africa: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Western Sahara
  • Sub-Saharan Africa: Angola, Benin, Biafra (1967-70), Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Republic of), Congo (Democratic Republic of, DRC), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Somaliland, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar (1963) Zimbabwe. 

 

Americas

  • Central America and the Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago.
  • North America: Canada, USA.
  • South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela.

 

Asia and Oceania

  • Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.
  • East Asia: China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia, Taiwan.
  • South Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.
  • South-East AsiaBrunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Vietnam (–1975), Thailand, Timor Leste, Viet Nam.
  • Oceania: Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.
 

Europe

  • Central Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechoslovakia (–1992), Czech Republic, Estonia, German Democratic Repulic (GDR, –1990), Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, FYROM), Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Yugoslavia (former, –1991).
  • Eastern Europe: AbkhaziaArmenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, USSR (–1991), Russia, South Ossetia, Trans-Dniester.
  • Western Europe: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Northern Cyprus, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK.
 

Middle East

Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, North Yemen (–1990), South Yemen (–1990), Yemen.