HC Deb 07 May 1982 vol 23 cc151-2W
Mr. Speed

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will give the latest per capita expenditure on defence for all NATO countries expressed in United States dollars.

Mr. Blaker

The latest information is as follows:

Per Capita Defence Expenditure 1981 (US $)
US 730
France 442
UK 439
Norway 402
Germany 377
Belgium 348
Netherlands 319
Denmark 280
Greece 238
Canada 211
Italy 151
Luxembourg 131
Portugal 84
Turkey 62

These figures are provisional and based on NATO spending definitions. They are expressed at average 1981 exchange rates.

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