According to data from the Kiel Institute for World Economy, Latvia has donated 0.9% of the country's GDP to Ukraine from January 24 to October 3 this year. Estonia ranks second with 0.8% of its GDP, while Poland, with 0.5% of the country's GDP, ranks third among the most active donors.
Latvia has donated EUR 314 million, which is the 16th highest indicator in the world. Most of Latvia's donation, €298 million, is directly for military purposes, the eight-highest figure in the world.
#Latvia continues assisting #Ukraine in its fight against aggressive #Russia and has become Number 1 in the world (bilateral assistance % share of GDP) according to @kielinstitute. We call on other nations to help arming Ukraine at this critical time #StandWithUkraine 🇱🇻 🤝 🇺🇦 pic.twitter.com/mX6RycQ7sZ— Edgars Rinkēvičs (@edgarsrinkevics) October 12, 2022
Estonia has donated €263 million in total. About €258 million was channeled to military aid. Poland has committed nearly €3 billion, where the majority, or €1.82 billion, was channeled to military aid. Poland also provided financial assistance to Ukraine of more than one billion.
Neighbouring Lithuania ranks fourth with a donated €244 million, where €187 million was diverted to military aid.
Overall, the European Union (EU) countries have donated €16.2 billion to Ukraine. The largest share, or €12.3 billion, is financial support for Ukraine, while €2.5 billion was diverted for military purposes.
Most, or €52.3 billion, has been donated to Ukraine by the US. The largest aid was directed to the military, contributing €27.6 billion. Financial assistance amounted to €15.2 billion, while humanitarian aid amounted to €9.5 billion.