The PARIS21 Partner Report on Support to Statistics is the most comprehensive global analysis of donor financial flows to data and statistics.
For the first time, PRESS2020 includes a now-casting and forecasting of financial flows to data and statistics. This enables us to see how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts financing.
PRESS covers the commitments received by all countries to align the number with the SDG indicator 17.19.1: “Dollar value of all resources made available to strengthen statistical capacity in developing countries”
of low-income and lower-middle-income countries are in great need of additional financing for data and statistics to face the challenges posed by COVID-19.
of international aid on COVID-19 so far has a primary focus on data & statistics, despite the fact that data needs have never been higher.
of total funding to COVID-19-related data projects have an explicit gender dimension, posing a significant barrier to inclusive pandemic response and recovery.
Official funding flow to data & statistics amounted to $693 million in 2018 and are projected to not increase in 2019.
countries and territories planned to hold a census in 2020 & 2021, a historical record. However, many countries had to divert previously-secured funding for censuses, CRVS and other fundamental statistical activities to emergency response.