Economy > Official development assistance and official aid > Current US$: Group totals

DEFINITION: Net official development assistance consists of disbursements of loans made on concessional terms (net of repayments of principal) and grants by official agencies of the members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC), by multilateral institutions, and by non-DAC countries to promote economic development and welfare in countries and territories in part I of the DAC list of recipients. It includes loans with a grant element of at least 25 percent (calculated at a rate of discount of 10 percent). Net official aid refers to aid flows (net of repayments) from official donors to countries and territories in part II of the DAC list of recipients: more advanced countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the countries of the former Soviet Union, and certain advanced developing countries and territories. Official aid is provided under terms and conditions similar to those for ODA. Data are in current U.S. dollars.


Muslim countries 48.09 billion$ 2005
Hot countries 42.7 billion$ 2004
failed states 38.5 billion$ 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa 29.24 billion$ 2005
Religious countries 17.56 billion$ 2004
Former British colonies 17.16 billion$ 2004
Emerging markets 12.65 billion$ 2004
Former French colonies 11.69 billion$ 2005
South and Central Asia 10.2 billion$ 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa 9.55 billion$ 2004
Eastern Europe 7.63 billion$ 2004
South Asia 7.58 billion$ 2005
OPEC countries 6.96 billion$ 2004
East Asia and Pacific 6.56 billion$ 2004
Latin America and Caribbean 5.36 billion$ 2005
Former Spanish colonies 4.94 billion$ 2005
Former Soviet republics 4.19 billion$ 2004

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