Who Gives Absolutely the Most on Foreign Aid?

Total Development Assistance (USD mil), 2013 or latest
Economy | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 124 countries in 2013, Egypt ranked the highest in development assistance with USD 5,506 mil followed by Afghanistan and Vietnam. On the other end of the scale was China with USD -651 mil, Malaysia with USD -119 mil and Azerbaijan with USD -63.1 mil.

Total development assistance reached USD 150,086 mil in 2013 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.4 % more than in the previous year and 47.4 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total development assistance reached an all time high of USD 150,086 mil in 2013 and an all time low of USD 4,254 mil in 1960. The average annual growth amounted to 6.95 % since 1960.

The top ranked country, Egypt, accounted for 3.67 % of development assistance in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 9.90 % share while the ten largest countries some 25.5 % in 2013.

Data for more countries are available at Total Development Assistance indicator page.

Total Development Assistance Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Afghanistan USD mil 4,965 4,876 6,235 6,427 6,885
Bangladesh USD mil 1,515 2,071 1,226 1,415 1,490
Dem. Republic of the Congo USD mil 1,357 1,766 2,357 3,486 5,534
Egypt USD mil 1,133 1,742 1,000 597 414
Ethiopia USD mil 2,558 3,329 3,819 3,525 3,539
India USD mil 1,391 2,117 2,500 2,806 3,228
Kenya USD mil 1,327 1,366 1,776 1,629 2,482
Mozambique USD mil 1,777 1,996 2,012 1,952 2,085
Myanmar USD mil 196 534 356 355 374
Nigeria USD mil 1,956 1,290 1,657 2,062 1,769
Palestine USD mil 1,717 2,470 2,827 2,519 2,442
Syria USD mil 83.5 157 208 135 335
Tanzania USD mil 2,822 2,331 2,933 2,958 2,446
Turkey USD mil 792 1,116 1,362 1,047 3,189
Vietnam USD mil 2,511 2,552 3,732 2,940 3,596