When many people think about "International Aid" the first things to come to mind are doctors and engineers. Statistics is often seen as a theoretical and abstract field that is not relevant to the tangible concerns of people living in developing countries. However when we start to quantify the level of need in such countries, to try and understand cause and effect, and to evaluate the success of international aid projects, then statistics becomes absolutely vital in the field of international aid.

International Aid is a major focus of the Australian Development Agency for Statistics and Information Systems. On these pages you will learn about: