Among the 12 countries in this comparison, the United States has the lowest aid score, and the lowest percent of gross national income dedicated to aid; Sweden has the highest combined overall score, and the highest percent of gross national income dedicated to aid.

International Aid

COLOR CODING
GreenRanked first for statistic
RedRanked last for statistic
 Commitment to Development Index
Aid ScoreCombined Overall Score% Gross National Income
Australia5.365.080.23
Canada5.375.030.26
Denmark6.425.480.72
France4.975.280.43
Germany4.655.320.66
Italy4.455.060.29
Japan4.894.510.23
Netherlands5.575.300.60
Norway5.405.120.99
Sweden6.365.491.01
United Kingdom5.435.270.70
United States3.964.620.18

SOURCES

The Commitment to Development Index 2018 (columns 1 – 2) : Center for Global Development
Percent of Gross National Income: OECD

Official Development Assistance as a percent of GNI.

Notes

“Why The U.S. Ranks At The Bottom In A Foreign Aid Index” Joanne Lu

September 18, 2018.
“According to an annual index released…by the Center for Global Development that ranks 27 of the world’s wealthiest countries, the U.S. scored dead last on foreign aid contributions and quality — despite being the largest donor in dollar amount.”
The U.S. allocated only 0.18 of its gross national income to foreign aid, compared to the 0.7 standard other wealthy countries strive for.

“Funding Based on Needs? A Study on the Use of Needs Assessment Data by a Major Humanitarian Health Assistance Donor in its Decisions to Allocate Funds”

Emma Olin and Johan von Schreeb
May 16, 2014.
“…policies guiding funding decisions on humanitarian assistance need to be matched with available needs assessment data…”