This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.
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Official Development Assistance (also known as Aid) is defined as resource flows to developing countries and multilateral organisations, which are provided by official agencies (e.g. the UK Government) or their executive agencies, where each transaction meets the following tests - it is administered with the promotion of the economic development and welfare of developing countries as its main objective; or, it is concessional, including grants and soft loans (Conveys a grant element of at least 25% calculated with a discount rate of 10%).
Least Developed Countries ODA:GNI has been calculated using Bilateral and Imputed Multilateral Shares ODA.
Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated||2020-10-16: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window|
|Metadata last updated||2020-10-16: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window|