DAC member profile: Sweden


Member of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) since 1965.

Statistics from the Development Co-operation Report 2015

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

In 2014, Sweden provided USD 6.2 billion in net ODA (preliminary data), which represented 1.1% of gross national income (GNI) and an 11% increase in real terms from 2013 driven by an increase in bilateral grants. Sweden is the largest Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donor in terms of ODA as a percentage of GNI, and the sixth largest by volume. Sweden is one of only five DAC members to have met the UN target of 0.7% and it is committed to continue delivering 1% of its GNI to ODA. The grant element of total ODA was 100% in 2013.

Peer review findings: 2013

Latest evaluation reports

Sweden delivered USD 5.24 billion in official development assistance (ODA) in 2012, or 0.99% of its gross national income (GNI). It is the second most generous member of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC), which groups the world’s major donors, when ODA is measured on a GNI basis. The DAC commends Sweden for budgeting to reach its 1% ODA/GNI target each year since its last peer review in a climate of global financial crisis.

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

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