16 Jan. 1969
Financial and Economic Data Relating to NATO Defence
Defence Expenditures of NATO Countries (1949-1969)
Press Release M1(69) 1
Issued on 16 Jan. 1969
NATO publishes an annual compendium of financial, personnel and economic data for all member countries. Since 1963, this report has formed a consistent basis of comparison of the defence effort of Alliance members based on a common definition of defence expenditure.