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A package for visualizing military spending of up to 4 countries

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The goal of this project is to visualize military spending of countries.

Using a SIPRI dataset, milspend can visualize military spending of up to four countries.

The SIPRI dataset is downloadable from:

or the latest dataset from:

The number of the vertical axis indicates the US dollars in millions.

How to install milspend on Linux, MacOS, or WSL on Windows

You may need matplotlib library.

$ pip install matplotlib

$ pip install -U milspend

How to install milspend if you have a trouble.

$ pip install milspend --force-reinstall --no-cache-dir --no-binary :all:

How to run milspend

Milspend program allows user to specify up to four countries to plot military spending of the specified countries. For example, the following command can display military spending of the US, China, Russia and Japan in the graph.

For 0.0.1 and 0.0.2 with 1949-2020 dataset: Seperate countries with spaces.

$ milspend USA China Russia Japan

The following command can display military spending of Japan and South Korea.

For 0.0.3 with with 1949-2022: Enclose up to four countries in single quotes and separate them with colons.

$ milspend 'Japan:Korea, South'

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