Financial and Economic Data Relating to NATO Defence

Defence Expenditures of NATO Countries (1949-1978)

  • 05 Dec. 1978
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  • Press Release M-DPC-2(78) 20
  • Issued on 05 Dec. 1978
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  • Last updated: 31 Aug. 2010 12:29

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.