asked the Minister of Overseas Development (1) what proportion of the aggregate GNP of all OPEC and OECD countries, respectively, was devoted to overseas aid in the latest year for which this information is available;(2) what is the total aggregate GNP of all OPEC and OECD countries, respectively, in the latest year for which this information is available;(3) what is the average
per capita income of all OPEC and OECD countries, respectively, based on the latest available information.
Comparable information is only available for those OECD countries which are also members of DAC. The information for 1975 is:
|OPEC countries||DAC countries|
|Percentage of aggregate GNP devoted to official development assistance||1·3||0·36|
|Total aggregate GNP in US billion||211·9||3,810·2|
|Average per capita income in $US||710·0||5,855·0|
Sources: DAC: OECD Development Cooperation 1976 Review; OPEC: World Bank Atlas 1976 (not all OPEC countries are aid donors).
asked the Minister of Overseas Development what proportion of the GNP of the following countries (a)the United Kingdom, (b)West Germany, (c)the United States of America, (d)France, (e) Canada, (f)Holland, (g)Belgium, (h)Denmark, (i)Italy, (j)Iran, (k)Iraq, (1)Kuwait, (m)Saudi Arabia, (n)Venezuela, (o)Nigeria, (p)Algeria, (q)Libya and (r)the United Arab Emirates, respectively, was devoted to overseas aid in the latest year for which figures are available.
The information for 1975 is as follows:
|Country||Percentage of GNP devoted to official development assistance|
|United States of America*||0–26|
|United Arab Emirates||4–64|
Source: OECD Development Co-operation 1976 Review.
* Relates to ODA as a percentage of GNP adjusted for international comparison.