Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD-DAC)

DAC member profile: Spain


Member of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) since 1991.

Statistics from the Development Co-operation Report 2015

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See full profile in the Development Co-operation Report 2015.

In 2014, Spain provided USD 1.9 billion in net ODA (preliminary data), which represented 0.14% of gross national income (GNI) and a 20.3% decrease in real terms from 2013 due mainly to lower levels of debt relief. Spain is the 22nd Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donor in terms of ODA as a percentage of GNI, and 15th largest by volume. Spain is currently not on track to meet its commitment to reach the 0.7% ODA/GNI target by 2015, since its ODA experienced an important decrease both in terms of volume and as a percentage of GNI between 2009 and 2012 and continued to fall in 2014. The grant element of total ODA was 100% in 2013.

Peer review findings: 2016

Latest evaluation reports

Spain needs to fulfil its commitment to reverse decline in development aid. 

Spain’s gradual economic recovery should enable it to start reversing the sharp decline in its development assistance since 2010 and focus more of its aid budget on the least developed countries.

Access Spain's latest evaluation reports on the DAC Evaluation Resource Centre (DEReC).


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