Global total in US$ billions of dollars
Military spending has almost doubled since 2000.
Eliminating extreme poverty and hunger (SDGs 1 and 2) would amount to only about 13 per cent of annual military spending.
Recorded global total spending in US$ billions
Police spending worldwide has risen even though the global crime rate has fallen by 21% since the early 1990s.
Since 2000, the world prison population has grown by almost 20%.
US spending in US$ billions
US intelligence spending has increased 35% since 2007 but more than doubled since 9/11.
Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) annual budgets in US$ billions
US spending on border and immigration enforcement has more than triped since 2003. With more than 60,000 agents, US Customs and Border Patrol is one of the world’s largest law enforcement agencies.