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Afghanistan: Development Aid

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL2303, tabled on 8 September 2022

To ask His Majesty's Government how much UK overseas aid they provided to Afghanistan in (1) 2017, (2) 2018, (3) 2019, (4) 2020, and (5) 2021.

Answered on

29 September 2022

The UK has provided the following amounts of overseas aid to Afghanistan over 2017 to 2021:

2017 £235 million

2018 £249 million

2019 £290 million

2020 £226 million

2021 £150 million

The 2017-2020 figure represent the total UK bilateral Overseas Development Assistance across Government reported in Statistics on International Development (SID). The SIDS data for 2021 is provisional and does not include detail by country, the 2021 figure noted represents only the FCDO's spend for 2021.