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Total funding for development data reached USD 799 million in 2021, back to the pre-pandemic levels. However, underneath this figure lies a very different picture from before.
- Multilateral donors became the main channel of funding for the first time.
- There has been a surge in loans, with grants for data and statistics on a decline.
- Despite persistent gender data gaps, funding remains stagnant.
- ODA for gender equality became more data-conscious in the last decade (but can we turn it into funding?
This year's report explores the trends and discusses the potential impacts on countries' abilities to build data and statistical systems that deliver the information required to meet their development goals.