Where The Most Foreign Aid Will Be Spent In 2016


This year, the Obama administration has requested Congress allocate $37.9 billion to foreign assistance funding. Even though the final appropriation could differ significantly from the requested amount, the majority of it is set to go to governments in the Middle East. The president requested the largest amount for Israel, $3.1 billion. According to the U.S. government, this funding is distributed for strategic, economic and moral reasons and especially to support global peace, security, and development efforts, as well as providing humanitarian relief during times of crisis.

Infographic: Where The Most Foreign Aid Will Be Spent In 2016  | Statista
Related Infographics
  • UK
    UK foreign aid spending in focus

    This chart looks at figures relating to UK official development assistance (ODA) in 2015.

  • UK
    How Britain measures up in foreign aid spending

    This chart shows net official development assistance from OECD countries in 2015.

  • Immigration/migration in the United States
    The Countries Most Dependent on Remittances

    This chart shows which countries are the most dependent on remittances from emigrants.

You may also be interested in...
Infographic Newsletter

Statista offers daily infographics about trending topics covering Media and Society.

Download & Reference
You may also be interested in...
Who may use the "Chart of the Day"?
The Statista "Chart of the Day", made available under the Creative Commons License CC BY-ND 3.0, may be used and displayed without charge by all commercial and non-commercial websites. Use is, however, only permitted with proper attribution to Statista. When publishing one of these graphics, please include a backlink to the respective infographic URL.

Which topics are covered by the "Chart of the Day"?
The Statista "Chart of the Day" currently focuses on two sectors: "Media and Technology", updated daily and featuring the latest statistics from the media, internet, telecommunications and consumer electronics industries; and "Economy and Society", which current data from the United States and around the world relating to economic and political issues as well as sports and entertainment.

Can Statista create customized charts?
Absolutely! For information on tailor-made and sector-specific Charts of the Day, please contact Robin Hüdepohl