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 The World's Priorities

 Annual Expenditures

 Basic Education for All

 $6 billion

 Cosmetics in the United States

 $8 billion

 Water and Sanitation for All

 $9 billion

 Ice Cream in Europe

 $11 billion

 Reproductive Health for All Women

 $12 billion

 Perfumes in Europe & United States

 $12 billion

 Basic Health and Nutrition

 $13 billion

 Pet Foods in Europe & United States

 $17 billion

 Business Entertainment in Japan

 $35 billion

 Cigarettes in Europe

 $50 billion

 Alcoholic Drinks in Europe

 $105 billion

 Military Spending in the World

 $780 billion

Source: Human Development Report, 1998

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