Key Facts & Figures

  • In 2013, the United States and the European Commission were the two largest donors to UNRWA. Furthermore, their total contributions represented 41.8 per cent of the overall funding received by the Agency.


  • EU member states contributed USD 520.8 million in 2013 (including through the European Commission (EC)) representing 42.7 per cent of the Agency’s income.


  • In 2013, Arab States, including associated foundations and fund, together with Arab NGOs contributed a total income of USD 206.14 million to UNRWA.


  • In 2013, contributions from states, including the EC, represented 92 per cent of total contributions received by UNRWA. The remaining funds were received from international organisations, the UN system, foundations, NGOs and private donations.