South Africa: Overseas Aid

International Development written question – answered on 5th February 2008.

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Photo of Siân James Siân James Labour, Swansea East

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much aid was provided to South Africa by the Government in each of the last five years, broken down by type of aid.

Photo of Gillian Merron Gillian Merron Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for International Development

Information on UK aid to South Africa is available in the DFID publication 'Statistics on International Development 2007'. This publication is available online at:

www.dfid.gov.uk.

Relevant figures are reproduced in the following tables.

Table 1: UK total bilateral gross public expenditure (GPEX) on development to South Africa, 2002-03 to 2006-07
£000
Year DFID Technical co-operation DFID humanitarian assistance Other DFID bilateral aid Aid from other UK official sources Total GPEX
2002(-)03 22,758 95 13,581 20,751 57,186
2003(-)04 23,856 18,520 50,956 93,332
2004(-)05 13,960 16,554 18,418 48,932
2005(-)06 15,608 13,370 50,388 79,366
2006(-)07 16,321 8,710 5,256 30,286
Table 2: Imputed UK share of multilateral official development assistance (ODA) 2001-05
South Africa ( £000 )
2001 9,639
2002 10,338
2003 1 1,458
2004 10,980
2005 13,699

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