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The Long-term Development of Military Expenditures in Germany

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Köllner, Lutz
Publication Date
2006
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Description
  • Abstract

    For this study, data-tables of the following authors were compiled: Walter G. Hoffmann, Jörg Beutenmüller, Lutz Koellner, Carol Bielefeld, and Klaus Detlef Tiepelmann future. The sources, as well as the summary table, provide information about the subject area the respective author was in charge with. (A detailed description is as WORD or PDF file available) Hoffman determined a correlation between GNP and military expenditures of countries with different economic and social systems. The author Beutemueller found in his analysis a comparatively high proportion of military expenditure in the social product, because he summarized military expenditures an a portion of war costs, and he related both to the lower reference of the net gross national product (at factor cost). Factual classification of the corresponding data tables in search- and downloadsystem HISTAT(Historical Statistics (www.histat.gesis.org): A. Expenditures on Defence according to Walter G. Hoffmann A.1 The structure of public consumption per type of spending according to Hoffmann (1850-1959) A.2 The structure of public spending (public consumption plus public investments) per type of spending according to Hoffmann (1850-1959) A.3 Public consumption in current prices according to Hoffmann (1925-1938) A.4 Public consumption in current prices according to Hoffmann (1850-1959) A.5 Public consumption in million marks (in prices of 1913) according to Hoffmann (1850-1959) B. Military expenditure according to Jörg Beutenmüller B.1 Military expenditure and their proportion of public spending according to Beutenmüller (1872-1968) B.2 Military expenditure and their proportion of the public spending of the FRG according to Beutenmüller (1951-1968) B.3 Military expenditure and their proportion of the net national product with regard to factor costs according to Beutenmüller (1872-1968) C. Military expenditure in Germany according to the study by Lutz Köllner C.1 Long series referring to the military expenditure in Germany (1900 - 1980) C.1.1 Proportion of military expenditure of the total public spending in selected years in percent (1872-1962) C.1.2 Military expenditure per capita and per employed person in Germany (1900-1980) C.1.3 Proportion of the military expenditure of the net national product at factor prices in million marks (1900-1978) C.1.4 Education spending of the military (1900-1977) C.1.5 Military expenditure per capita of all soldiers and per capita of the officers in billion marks/ reichsmarks/ deutschmarks (1900-1976) C.1.6 Defence density and intensity (1900-1976) C.1.7 Military expenditure in Germany in billion marks/ reichsmarks/ deutschmarks in current prices (1900-1976) C.1.8 Military expenditure in Germany in percent in current prices (1900-1976) C.2 Other tables for the period before 1945 (von Lutz Köllner) C.2.1 Budget and debts of the German Reich in billion reichsmarks (1933-1945) C.2.2 Germany`s arms expenditure in billion reichsmarks (1932-1939) C.2.3 Public spending and arms expenditure of the German Reich in billion reichsmarks (1932-1939) C.2.4 Increase in national debt in selected states (1914-1950) C.2.5 Public spending in Prussia (1640-1862) C.2.6 Arms expenditure and national income in million reichsmarks according to Blaich (1932-1938) C.3 Military and finances in the Federal Republic of Germany, the NATO states, and the world (by Lutz Köllner) C.3.1 Defence expenditure of the NATO states (1949-1980) C.3.2 Social burdens resulting from the war in the Federal Republic of Germany in million deutschmarks (1949-1956) C.3.3 Public spending per capita in deutschmarks (1952-1976) C.3.4 Overall expenditure and defence spending by the Federal Republic of Germany in billion deutschmarks (1956-1981) C.3.5 Distribution of worldwide military expenditure in percent (1955-1980) C.3.6 The long-term development of the defence budget of the Federal Republic of Germany in billion deutschmarks (1956-1984) D. Arms expenditure in the FRG according to Carola Bielfeldt D.1 Defence spending according to different sources in million deutschmarks (1950-1972) D.2 Defence spending in accordance with the NATO criteria in million deutschmarks (1950-1971) D.3 Development of defence spending structure (1950-1971) D.4 Acquisition data for the national economy (1950-1972) D.5 Proportion of defence spending (1950-1971) E. Defence spending in the FRG according to Klaus Tiepelmann and Detlef Zukunft E.1 Development of defence spending in the Federal Republic of Germany according to Tiepelmann and Zukunft (1955-1992). Timeseries are downloadable via the online system HISTAT (www.histat.gesis.org).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1840 / 1992
    Prussia from 1840 to 1882 German Reich in 1850, from 1871 to 1945 FRG from 1949 to 1992.
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
  • Germany (DE)
Collection Mode
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 89
    Number of Variables: 323
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8232 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Köllner, Lutz: Militär und Finanzen. Zur Finanzgeschichte und Finanzsoziologie von Militärausgaben in Deutschland. München: Berichte des Sozialwissenschaftlichen Instituts der Bundeswehr 1982.
  • Bielfeldt, Carola: Rüstungsausgaben und Staatsinterventionismus. Das Beispiel Deutschland 1950-1971. Frankfurt/New York: Campus Verlag 1977.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-29 | Issue Number: 74 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Köllner, Lutz (2006): Die langfristige Entwicklung der Militärausgaben in Deutschland bis 1980. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.8232