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Statistical Sources and Methods
Note on the treatment of loan concessionality in DAC statistics (valid as of October 2013 database update)
Albanian, Excel, 562kb
Guarantees for development: options for data collection (WP-STAT Oct 2013)
You can search, display and export DAC Aid Statistics directly in stats.oecd.org. Aid related data sets can be found under Themes/Development.
The DAC List of ODA Recipients is designed for statistical purposes. It helps to measure and classify aid and other resource flows originating in donor countries.
The DAC List of ODA Recipients: An information note on the revision of the DAC List.
This edition provides operational guidelines on how foreign direct investment (FDI) activity should be measured and sets the world standard for direct investment statistics.
English, Excel, 593kb
This note presents information on ODA reporting of in-donor refugee costs. It includes general background information on this item, overview of disparities in members’ methodologies for calculating in-donor refugee costs and summaries of members’ individual methodologies.
Presentation of the basic concepts of the Aid Activity database, advice on statistical methods and terminology, practical guidance for data search – the User’s Guide explains what data are available and what they can be used for.
This User's Guide provides an introduction to DAC Statistics, a section on where to find the information you are looking for, a description of the datasets, and an example on how to run a query.
DAC statistics are primarily designed to measure donor effort. The following note describes the OECD DAC’s methodology for calculating imputed multilateral flows, that is imputing aid by multilateral bodies back to the funders of these bodies so that total donor outflows that can be assigned to an individual recipient.