Example Calculations of Diverting Financial resources from Arms
The table and graphs below shows examples of how to calculate the reduction in the amount of financial resources spent on arms.
Estimate value of world's arms trade year 2000. | $800bn |
Billion Dollars | (note year 2002 was $840 bn) | |||||||||
Annually |
Annually |
Cumulative |
Cumulative |
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Amount of resources that would be available for use on armaments | Amount diverted to Poverty etc | Amount of resources that would be available for use on armaments | Amount diverted to Poverty etc | |||||||||
Year | 1.00% |
2.00% |
5.00% |
1.00% |
2.00% |
5.00% |
1.00% |
2.00% |
5.00% |
1.00% |
2.00% |
5.00% |
0 |
$800bn |
$800bn |
$800bn |
$0bn |
$0bn |
$0bn |
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1 |
$792bn |
$784bn |
$760bn |
$8.00bn |
$16.00bn |
$40.00bn |
$792bn |
$784bn |
$760bn |
$8bn |
$16bn |
$40bn |
2 |
$784bn |
$768bn |
$722bn |
$7.92bn |
$15.68bn |
$38.00bn |
$1,576bn |
$1,552bn |
$1,482bn |
$16bn |
$32bn |
$78bn |
3 |
$776bn |
$753bn |
$686bn |
$7.84bn |
$15.37bn |
$36.10bn |
$2,352bn |
$2,305bn |
$2,168bn |
$24bn |
$47bn |
$114bn |
4 |
$768bn |
$738bn |
$652bn |
$7.76bn |
$15.06bn |
$34.30bn |
$3,121bn |
$3,043bn |
$2,820bn |
$32bn |
$62bn |
$148bn |
5 |
$761bn |
$723bn |
$619bn |
$7.68bn |
$14.76bn |
$32.58bn |
$3,882bn |
$3,766bn |
$3,439bn |
$39bn |
$77bn |
$181bn |
6 |
$753bn |
$709bn |
$588bn |
$7.61bn |
$14.46bn |
$30.95bn |
$4,635bn |
$4,475bn |
$4,027bn |
$47bn |
$91bn |
$212bn |
7 |
$746bn |
$695bn |
$559bn |
$7.53bn |
$14.17bn |
$29.40bn |
$5,380bn |
$5,169bn |
$4,585bn |
$54bn |
$105bn |
$241bn |
8 |
$738bn |
$681bn |
$531bn |
$7.46bn |
$13.89bn |
$27.93bn |
$6,119bn |
$5,850bn |
$5,116bn |
$62bn |
$119bn |
$269bn |
9 |
$731bn |
$667bn |
$504bn |
$7.38bn |
$13.61bn |
$26.54bn |
$6,849bn |
$6,517bn |
$5,620bn |
$69bn |
$133bn |
$296bn |
10 |
$724bn |
$654bn |
$479bn |
$7.31bn |
$13.34bn |
$25.21bn |
$7,573bn |
$7,171bn |
$6,099bn |
$76bn |
$146bn |
$321bn |
11 |
$716bn |
$641bn |
$455bn |
$7.24bn |
$13.07bn |
$23.95bn |
$8,289bn |
$7,811bn |
$6,554bn |
$84bn |
$159bn |
$345bn |
12 |
$709bn |
$628bn |
$432bn |
$7.16bn |
$12.81bn |
$22.75bn |
$8,998bn |
$8,439bn |
$6,987bn |
$91bn |
$172bn |
$368bn |
13 |
$702bn |
$615bn |
$411bn |
$7.09bn |
$12.56bn |
$21.61bn |
$9,700bn |
$9,054bn |
$7,397bn |
$98bn |
$185bn |
$389bn |
14 |
$695bn |
$603bn |
$390bn |
$7.02bn |
$12.30bn |
$20.53bn |
$10,395bn |
$9,657bn |
$7,787bn |
$105bn |
$197bn |
$410bn |
15 |
$688bn |
$591bn |
$371bn |
$6.95bn |
$12.06bn |
$19.51bn |
$11,083bn |
$10,248bn |
$8,158bn |
$112bn |
$209bn |
$429bn |
16 |
$681bn |
$579bn |
$352bn |
$6.88bn |
$11.82bn |
$18.53bn |
$11,765bn |
$10,827bn |
$8,510bn |
$119bn |
$221bn |
$448bn |
17 |
$674bn |
$567bn |
$334bn |
$6.81bn |
$11.58bn |
$17.61bn |
$12,439bn |
$11,395bn |
$8,845bn |
$126bn |
$233bn |
$466bn |
18 |
$668bn |
$556bn |
$318bn |
$6.74bn |
$11.35bn |
$16.72bn |
$13,107bn |
$11,951bn |
$9,162bn |
$132bn |
$244bn |
$482bn |
19 |
$661bn |
$545bn |
$302bn |
$6.68bn |
$11.12bn |
$15.89bn |
$13,767bn |
$12,496bn |
$9,464bn |
$139bn |
$255bn |
$498bn |
20 |
$654bn |
$534bn |
$287bn |
$6.61bn |
$10.90bn |
$15.09bn |
$14,422bn |
$13,030bn |
$9,751bn |
$146bn |
$266bn |
$513bn |
21 |
$648bn |
$523bn |
$272bn |
$6.54bn |
$10.68bn |
$14.34bn |
$15,070bn |
$13,553bn |
$10,023bn |
$152bn |
$277bn |
$528bn |
22 |
$641bn |
$513bn |
$259bn |
$6.48bn |
$10.47bn |
$13.62bn |
$15,711bn |
$14,066bn |
$10,282bn |
$159bn |
$287bn |
$541bn |
23 |
$635bn |
$503bn |
$246bn |
$6.41bn |
$10.26bn |
$12.94bn |
$16,346bn |
$14,569bn |
$10,528bn |
$165bn |
$297bn |
$554bn |
24 |
$629bn |
$493bn |
$234bn |
$6.35bn |
$10.05bn |
$12.29bn |
$16,974bn |
$15,061bn |
$10,762bn |
$171bn |
$307bn |
$566bn |
25 |
$622bn |
$483bn |
$222bn |
$6.29bn |
$9.85bn |
$11.68bn |
$17,597bn |
$15,544bn |
$10,984bn |
$178bn |
$317bn |
$578bn |
Karl Miller Aug 03