GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Foreign Aid Corruption Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Approximately 20% of foreign aid is lost to corruption, according to World Bank."

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"In 2019, approximately USD 153 billion was spent on foreign aid worldwide."

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"Around 30% of U.S. foreign aid fails to reach its target due to corruption and inefficiency."

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"Up to 70% of Afghanistan’s foreign aid was at risk of corruption in 2016."

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"A study of 38 countries found that corruption rates in countries receiving foreign aid were 28% higher than those that did not."

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"Approximately 15% of development aid is lost to corruption according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)."

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"Foreign aid in developing countries can reduce their chance of achieving a sustainable government by 10 percentage points."

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"In 2009, the European Union reported that 3.3 million euros were lost to corruption in foreign aid projects under the European Development Fund."

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"In Tanzania, as much as USD 124 million worth of foreign aid was misappropriated in 2014."

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"In South Sudan, approximately 57% of households experienced corruption when receiving aid in 2019."

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"In 2017, Australia spent AUD 2 million on foreign aid programs to help tackle corruption around the world."

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"In Cambodia, corruption allegations resulted in the suspension of USD 350 million in foreign aid by the World Bank in 2011."

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"In 2013, Kenya returned USD 24 million of foreign aid due to corruption allegations."

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"In 2019, around 15.6 billion euros of foreign aid from the EU were at potential risk due to corruption."

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"Some experts estimate that African countries lose between 25% and 50% of their foreign aid_through corruption and mismanagement."

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"In Nigeria, over 60% of the population believe that government officials misappropriate foreign aid funds for personal use."

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"Afghanistan ranked 165th out of 180 countries in Transparency International’s 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index."

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"Transparency International estimates that poor reporting on development aid increases corruption by making it difficult to trace funds."

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