Statistics at DFID

Information about National Statistics releases produced by the Department for International Development.

We produce 2 National Statistics publications:

News

Statistics on International Development 2014 published on 30 October 2014

Statistics on International Development 2014 was published at 9.30am on 30 October 2014. This is an annual publication that provides an overview of official UK spend on international development. See the report and accompanying tables.

Latest statistical releases

30 October 2014: Statistics on International Development 2014

2 April 2014: Provisional UK Official Development Assistance as a proportion of Gross National Income

Previous statistical releases

November 2013: Statistics on International Development 2012/13: GPEX tables

October 2013: Statistics on International Development 2013

March 2013: Provisional UK Official Development Assistance (ODA) as a proportion of Gross National Income

October 2012: Statistics on International Development 2012

Methodology and Quality

Short quality review of DFID’s National Statistics

The Department for International Development’s (DFID) new Chief Statistician conducted a short quality review of DFID’s National Statistics publications and data systems. Below is a summary of the main recommendations and planned actions coming out of this review (Section 1) and more detailed information about the findings of the quality review (Section 2). We would welcome feedback on the findings and on the planned actions. If you would like to provide comments, please send these to enquiry@dfid.gov.uk

Short quality review of DFID's National Statistics (PDF, 221KB, 13 pages)

Gift Aid Methodology Note

In October 2013 DFID issued a methodology note on how it calculates the amount of ODA-eligible Gift Aid reported in its National Statistics publication, ‘Statistics in International Development’

User engagement

DFID engages with users of our National Statistics on an ongoing basis to explore issues of interest to specialist users and gain valuable feedback used to improve our National Statistics publications

Archived statistics

You can find statistics published since May 2009 on GOV.UK. Our archived statistics are available from the National Archives

Archived news Old news items are available here.

Corporate information