Development finance statistics

Resource flows beyond ODA in DAC statistics


Since the Monterrey Consensus in 2002, questions about broader development finance, including how to best mobilise private resources for development, have been at the heart of the political debate on development finance. To respond to the increasing analytical needs in this area, the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Secretariat is working to improve the quality and policy-relevance of its statistics on resource flows to developing countries beyond Official Development Assistance (ODA).


Go directly to: On-going workstreams to improve DAC statistics beyond ODA - Data visualisation - Tutorials on resource flows "beyond ODA"



On-going workstreams to improve DAC statistics beyond ODA




Data visualisation


Non-ODA flows have gained importance over the years


Big picture of developing countries' total resource receipts

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Remittances and FDI are the largest sources 

of developing countries' external finance

composition of external resource flows

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Non-ODA flows’ distribution is not even over all developing countries

geographical distribution of non-ODA flows

See the interactive chart

Middle-income countries are the main recipients of non-ODA flows

non-ODA allocation by income group‌‌

See the interactive chart



Tutorials on resource flows "beyond ODA"

Introduction to non-ODA flows in DAC statistics

What do we mean by non-ODA flows and what data do we have?


Private flows in DAC statistics

Description of flow categories and practical examples.