Sub-Saharan Africa

International Development written question – answered on 8th July 2014.

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Photo of Hugh Bayley Hugh Bayley NATO Parliamentary Assembly UK Delegation, NATO Parliamentary Assembly (President)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much (a) in cash terms, (b) at current prices, (c) as a proportion of UK Official Development Assistance (ODA) and (d) as a proportion of UK Gross National Income was spent in UK bilateral aid in sub-Saharan Africa in 1996-97 and each year since.

Photo of Justine Greening Justine Greening The Secretary of State for International Development

The table shows total UK bilateral ODA spent in sub-Saharan Africa from 1996 to 2012. Also shown are the percentages relative to total UK ODA and UK Gross National Income. Bilateral aid, or ODA, is a cash transaction. Current price figures are the same as the cash figure in the year they were reported.

  £ million Total % ODA % GNI
1996 404 20 0.03
1997 385 18 0.03
1998 491 21 0.03
1999 485 23 0.03
2000 743 25 0.05
2001 789 25 0.06
2002 646 20 0.04
2003 875 23 0.05
2004 1,245 29 0.06
2005 2,074 35 0.09
2006 2,933 43 0.12
2007 1,179 24 0.04
2008 1,303 20 0.05
2009 1,603 22 0.07
2010 1,866 22 0.08
2011 1,993 23 0.08
2012 1,991 23 0.08

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