Development aid rose by 6.1% in real terms in 2013 to reach the highest level ever recorded, despite continued pressure on budgets in OECD countries since the global economic crisis. Donors provided a total of USD 134.8 billion in net official development assistance (ODA).Read more
Since the Monterrey Consensus in 2002, there is a broad recognition that more attention should be paid to development finance beyond ODA. Work is ongoing to improve the quality and policy-relevance of DAC statistics in this area.Read more
The final figures show that in 2013, net ODA was USD 134.5 billion, representing 0.30% of DAC donors’ combined gross national income.Read more
We collect and publish data on development finance to monitor how it responds to development issues.
Charts, tables and databases
All about numbers – who spends what, where?
See our latest data in a range of easy to view formats from high level overviews to country and sector specific data. You can also download a wide range of data and link through to our databases and aid statistics websites of DAC members.
A compilation of our help and guidance material are brought together and include the following resources:
Background and introductory pages to aid (ODA) and other forms of finance for development
FAQ, site map and glossary
Guidance for users of the International Development Statistics online databases (IDS online)
Analyses and reports
From numbers to meaning –
Our technical library for producing accurate, reliable and transparent aid statistics.
This page shows exactly how the statistics are compiled and what specific terms mean, what rules are applied, and how we calculate constant price numbers, grant elements, and various flow totals.