Official Statistics

UK defence and security export figures 2016

2016 statistics for UK defence and security exports based on orders or sales.

Documents

DIT DSO UK defence and security export statistics 2016: Slides

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DIT DSO UK export statistics for 2016: tables

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UK defence export statistics methodology 2016

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UK security export statistics methodology 2016

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UK defence and security export statistics 2016: guide to the dataset

UK defence exports (based on orders): 2007 to 2016 (£ billion)

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

Top defence exporters (estimated based on orders / contracts signed) : 2007 to 2016 ($ billion)

Estimated defence import procurement by region (based on orders / contracts signed) 2007 to 2016

Estimated top defence importers based on orders contracts signed 2007 to 2016

Estimated total UK defence exports based on orders contracts signed by region – comparative assessment 2006 to 2015 and 2007 to 2016

Estimated total UK defence exports based on orders contracts signed by region 2015 and 2016

UK and global defence export market based on orders contracts signed by sector 2007 to 2016

UK and global defence export market based on orders contracts signed by sector 2016

UK security exports 2016 actual and forecast up to 2021

UK security export destinations by region based on sales 2016

UK security exports by capability area based on sales 2016

Estimated leading security exporters 2016

UK cyber security exports 2016 actual and forecast up to 2021

Global security expenditure 2016 actual) and forecast up to 2021

Global security expenditure by region 2016

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 25 July 2017
Last updated 24 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. Additional statistics - UK defence exports to Slovakia removed.
  2. Additional statistics - UK defence exports to Slovakia added
  3. First published.