Nuclear weapons 1945-2015

DATA VAN DE DAG - This week North Korea did another nuclear test. It's estimated that they have 7 warheads already.

We present the estimates for all countries for the period 1945 till last year.

vrijdag 9 september 2016 | DVDD, Kernwapens, english

After the height of the cold war in the eighties, the stockpile of nuclear weapons is in decline

After the height of the cold war in the eighties, the stockpile of nuclear weapons is in decline. However, this decline has stopped in 2010.

Russia and the United States still have most of the nuclear weapons. Followed by China, UK and France.

No public official figures of these weapons exist. Most of the data is gathered by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists (stopped).

Below a chart with the data per country, but with a logarithmic scale!

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vrijdag 9 september 2016 | DVDD, Kernwapens, english