Data Visualization Fun Fridays: Mapping Arms Data.
September 6, 2013 1:46 PM Subscribe
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: an interactive visualization of the international trade in small arms (generally defined as lethal weapons for use by individuals) from 1992 to 2011. Click on an individual country or type its name into the search box to examine it separately. Uncheck the boxes in the lower right corner to narrow down by category. Drag the slider at the bottom or click the graph button to view change over time. May take a while to load on slower connections.
Check the FAQ (PDF
) for caveats about the limitations of the available data. The MAD project is supported by the Peace Research Institute Oslo
and the Igarapé Institute