Country Comparison > Economic aid - donor > TOP 50

RankCountryEconomic aid - donor (Billion $)
1United States23.53
2United Kingdom12.46
3Japan11.19
4France10.6
5Germany10.44
6Netherlands5.45
7United Arab Emirates5.2
8Sweden3.95
9Canada3.9
10Spain3.81
11Italy3.64
12Norway2.95
13Denmark2.24
14Australia2.12
15Belgium1.98
16Switzerland1.65
17Austria1.5
18Finland1.02
19Ireland1.02
20Saudi Arabia0.48
21Korea, South0.46
22Greece0.42
23Portugal0.4
24Luxembourg0.29
25New Zealand0.26
26Iceland0.01

Definition: This entry refers to net official development assistance (ODA) from Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) nations to developing countries and multilateral organizations. ODA is defined as financial assistance that is concessional in character, has the main objective to promote economic development and welfare of the less developed countries (LDCs), and contains a grant element of at least 25%. The entry does not cover other official flows (OOF) or private flows. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

See also: Economic aid - donor map

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