Lita, 5 years old, reads a book at a Save the Children funded early childhood centre

Our Finances

How your money is spent

Find out how much income we raised in 2016 and how we spent it helping children to survive, learn and be safe.

Where our income came from and how we spent it in 2016

Annual report 2016 total expenditure.

International Aid Transparency

On average over the last five years, 89% of our total expenditure has been on charitable activities. For 2016, that figure was 91%.

Find definitions of these terms on page 28 of our Annual Report 2016.

As part of our continued commitment to financial transparency and resource allocation we publish timely, detailed, and comparable information on our spending that is accessible to all of our donors and supporters via the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) website.

Find out more