Aid statistics

Analyses and reports


From numbers to meaning – what stories do the data tell us? This page guides you to analysis and commentary on aid trends, sector and aid issues.

Main publications


Development Co-operation Report 2015

The Development Co-operation Report (DCR) is a yearly report by the Chair of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) that addresses important challenges for the international development community and provides practical guidance and recommendations on how to tackle them.


Geographical Distribution of Financial Flows to Developing Countries - 2015 Edition

This publication provides comprehensive data on the volume, origin and types of aid and other resource flows to around 150 developing countries.


Data releases

Development aid stable in 2014 but flows to poorest countries still falling
(8 April 2015 news release)
  Detailed final 2013 aid figures released by OECD/DAC
(19 December 2014)
  Aid to developing countries rebounds in 2013 to reach an all-time high
(8 April 2014 news release)
  All news releases
(back to 2001)

Sectoral analyses


Data is recorded by sector such as health, education, etc.

Here you can access reports by sector and cross-cutting themes.

  Agriculture & Rural Development   Global and Local Environmental Objectives  
Education Humanitarian Assistance
Energy Health
Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment  Water supply & Sanitation

See all the data for every sector in our database (on QWIDS)

Other topics, studies and reports


Other topics and reports, dealing with analyses of overarching themes and trends in aid and development