Official Statistics

Defence and Security Exports for 2017

Estimates of global defence and security exports based on orders or sales, covering the period 2008 to 2017.

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DIT DSO UK export statistics for 2017: tables

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UK security export statistics methodology 2017

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UK defence and security export statistics 2017: guide to the dataset

Defence exports (based on orders/contracts signed): Estimated UK and competitor percentage market shares (2008 to 2017)

UK defence exports (based on orders): 2008 to 2017 (£ billion)

Estimated global defence exports (based on orders/contracts signed): World market $ billion at actual prices

Estimated top 10 defence exporters (based on orders/contracts signed): 2008 to 2017 ($ billion)

Estimated defence import procurement by region (based on orders/contracts signed): 2008 to 2017 ($ billion)

Estimated top defence importer nations (based on orders/contracts signed): 2008 to 2017 ($ billion)

Estimated total UK defence exports (based on orders/contracts signed) by region 2008 to 2017

Estimated total UK defence exports (based on orders/contracts signed) by region 2017 - comparative assessment 2016 and 2017

UK and global defence export market (based on orders/contracts signed) by sector 2008 to 2017

UK and global defence export market (based on orders/contracts signed) by sector 2017

UK security exports 2016 and 2017 (actual) and forecast to 2022 (£ million)

UK security export destinations by region (based on sales) for 2017

UK security exports by capability area (based on sales) for 2017

UK security exports by technology segments for 2017 (£ million)

Global security exports by country for 2017 (£ million)

UK cyber security exports 2017 (actual) and forecast up to 2022 (£ million)

Global security expenditure 2017 to 2022 (£ billion)

Global security expenditure (by region) for 2017 (£ billion)

Details

Defence statistics include:

  • UK defence exports by sales based on new orders
  • estimated data for global defence imports and exports based on new orders or contracts signed

UK defence export information is based on data provided by UK companies via the Department for International Trade Defence & Security Organisation (DIT DSO). Rest of the world data is based on open source reporting.

Security statistics include:

  • actual and forecast UK security exports by sales
  • UK security exports by region and capability by sales
  • actual and forecast UK cyber security exports by sales
  • actual and forecast global and regional security exports by sales

Security export data is compiled by Frost & Sullivan based on sales of security equipment and services.

Published 31 July 2018
Last updated 29 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added: countries in regions and glossary.
  2. First published.