G8 and Development

Compiled by Shamir Tanna, G8 Research Group
June 11, 2010

ODA
($ millions)
ODA / GNI
(%)
Debt Relief
($ millions)
Program-Based Aid (%)
Countries
2008
2009
2004-09
increase
2008
2009
2004-09
increase
Up to Jul 2009
2005
2007
Canada
4,300.00
3,964.00
755.00
0.32
0.30
0.04
195.00
52
56
France
9,642.00
11,616.00
3,337.00
.35
.43
0.11
285.00
30
32
Germany
11,096.00
11,894.00
3,644.00
0.31
0.35
0.09
402.00
19
34
Italy
3,928.00
3,113.00
167.00
0.18
0.15
0.01
215.00
39
26
Japan
8,685.00
9,477.00
-175.00
0.19
0.18
0.00
258.00
33
52
Russia
220.00
800.00
750.00
0.02
0.06
0.06
25.00
United Kingdom
9,560.00
11,448.00
4,624.00
0.41
0.51
0.18
501.00
61
72
United States
2,693.00
28,475.00
6,301.00
0.19
0.20
0.03
750.00
29
37
G8 Total
74,394.00
80,787.00
19,403.00
0.25
0.27
0.07
2,631.00
European Union
72,866.00
70,589.00
27,325.00
0.40
0.42
0.08
931.00
G8 + EU
113,034.00
113,305.00
46,728.00
0.26
0.29
0.07
3,562.00
Key concepts
ODA: Official Development Assistance is government-contributed development aid (consists of loans, grants, technical assistance and other forms of cooperation extended by governments to developing countries)
ODA / GNI: Percentage of official development assitance out of the total gross national income (GNP) in a country
Debt relief: Amount paid to the Debt Relief Trust Fund governed by World Bank (multilateral + bilateral debt relief)
Program-Based Aid: % of aid provided as program-based approaches ("Paris Declaration" indicator on aid effectiveness); based on a 2008 monitoring survey
Key Sources
OECD 2009 Results
"ONE" Data Report 2009
2008 OECD Monitoring Survey on the Paris Declaration

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