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3.1 Financial highlights

Financial Highlights

(in thousands of dollars)
Condensed statement of operations
For the year (ended March 31)
% Change Future-oriented
Total expenses   $3,676,710 NA
Total revenues   $191,633 NA
Net Cost of Operations   $3,485,077 NA

Grants, contributions, and other transfer payments comprise 93 percent of total expenses of the Agency. Included in the 2011-2012 expenses are: Canada's contribution to the G‑8 Maternal and Child Health initiative of $211.6 million, and general capital increases of $84.3 million under the International Development (Financial Institutions) Assistance Act, which was established to respond to the global economic crisis and to the longer-term needs in Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

CIDA's future-oriented financial statements.

3.2 List of supplementary information tables

The following tables can be found on the Treasury Board Secretariat website at

  • sources of non-respendable revenue
  • details on transfer payment programs
  • user fees
  • greening government operations
  • upcoming internal audits
  • upcoming evaluations

The following item of interest can be found on the CIDA website:

3.3 Other information

Contact information

For additional information about CIDA programs, activities, and operations, please visit the Agency's website at or contact:

Public Inquiries Service
Communications Branch
Canadian International Development Agency
200 Promenade du Portage, 5th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0G4

Telephone: 819-997-5006

Toll free: 1-800-230-6349

Telecommunications device for the hearing- and speech-impaired: 819-953-5023

Toll- 1-800-331-5018

Fax: 819-953-6088


Legislation administered

Order-in-Council P.C. 1968-923 of May 8, 1968, and P.C. 1968-1760 of September 12, 1968, designate CIDA as a department for the purposes of the Financial Administration Act. The authority for the CIDA program and related purposes is found in theDepartment of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Act,[9] in the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act,[10] and in annual appropriation acts. CIDA is the lead government organization responsible for Canada's development assistance.

[1] A World Bank poverty ratio.

[2] An index that shows the inequalities between men and women by calculating the underweighted average of three indices: equally distributed life expectancy index, equally distributed education index, equally distributed income index.

[3] This strategy is available at .

[4] This strategy is available at .

[5] This strategy is available at .

[6] Planned spending includes Main Estimates.

[7] For details on the FSDS, please visit

[8] For additional details on CIDA's contribution to theme IV, please see the departmental Greening Government Operations table at

[9] To read the statute, visit

[10] To read the statute, visit