Value of all resources made available to strengthen statistical capacity in developing countries in GBP and USD

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Source: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: GBP, USD

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Value of all resources made available to strengthen statistical capacity in developing countries in GBP and USD

Indicator description
Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Unit of measurement

GBP, USD

Definitions

Official Development Assistance (ODA) - resource flows to developing countries and multilateral organisations provided by official agencies (e.g. the UK Government) or their executive agencies. Each transaction is administered for the promotion of the economic development and welfare of developing countries and is concessional in character. More information on ODA can be found on the OECD website. ODA recipients are broken down in groups according to their Gross National Income (GNI) per capita.

Country income classification - the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) list of countries eligible to receive ODA is based on Gross National Income per capita as published by the World Bank. All low and middle income countries are included, with the exception of G8 members, EU members, and countries with a firm date for entry into the EU. The list also includes all Least Developed Countries (LDCs) as defined by the United Nations (UN).

LDCs - Least Developed Countries

LMICs - Lower-Middle Income Countries

UMICs - Upper Middle Income Countries

Other LICs - Other Low Income Countries

Undefined - ODA that cannot be allocated to a single country

Sector Purpose Codes (CRS codes) - the DAC Secretariat maintains various code lists which are used by donors to report on their aid flows to the DAC databases. In addition, these codes are used to classify information in the DAC databases. This indicator is based on ODA flows grouped under CRS code 16062

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Calculations

The net ODA data underlying the United Kingdom Statistics on International Development (SID) was summed around CRS code 16062 for statistical capacity building, and disaggregated based on recipient country income (see Source 1). The dollar value is calculated based on average annual exchange rate the commitment year as specified by the Average Sterling exchange rate - US Dollar (see Source 2)

Other information

Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

Data last updated 03 December 2021
Metadata last updated 03 December 2021

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Dollar value of all resources made available to strengthen statistical capacity in developing countries

Target name

By 2030, build on existing initiatives to develop measurements of progress on sustainable development that complement gross domestic product, and support statistical capacity-building in developing countries

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier I

UN custodian agency

Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21)

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Source 1

Organisation

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

2009

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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Release date 29 September 2020
Next release

Spring 2022

Statistical classification

National statistic

Contact details

statistics@fcdo.gov.uk

Other information

Latest ODA flows data are obtained from table “Data underlying the SID publication” (see relevant CRS code and BroadSectorCode in National Metadata tab). Previous data (2009 to 2016) are available from SID for 2017

Source 2

Organisation

Office for National Statistics

Periodicity

Monthly

Earliest available data

1997

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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Release date 12 August 2021
Next release

See source link

Statistical classification

Official statistics

Contact details

trade@ons.gov.uk

Other information

The source periodicity is monthly, but the indicator is updated annually and the release date reflects the release of the dataset used for the latest indicator update