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Chart 1.1: Major Categories of Defence Spending (Actual)

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The line graph above represents Defence's actual spending in billions of dollars for the three major categories of Personnel, Other Operating and Investment between the financial years 1998-99 and 2002-03. Figures are given in the table below.

  $b
1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03
Personnel 4.97 4.93 5.11 5.54 5.87
Other Operating 3.26 3.33 4.48 4.88 5.60
Investment 3.40 3.91 3.33 3.72 4.09