“achieved” The country has met or even exceeded the commitment of 0.7% (EU 15) or 0.33% (EU 12) in 2011. Four countries are in this category: Sweden, Luxembourg, Denmark and the Netherlands.
“on track”, The country is making progress and has exceeded the EU target for 2010. They are demonstrating that they are gradually increasing their aid to meet 0.7% or 0.33% in 2015. In 2011, EU Member States should have met a level of 0.55% (EU 15) or 0.20% (EU 12), steadily moving towards this goal. Two countries are in this category: United Kingdom and Malta.
“progress” The country has exceeded the interim target of 0.51% (0.17%) for 2010, but has not advanced much further. Countries in this category are above 0.51 (0.17%), but below 0.55% (0.20%). Three countries form part of this category: Belgium, Finland and Ireland.
The country is “off-track” to meet the 2015 target (colour code: dull grey). They have not even met the 2010 targets. 18 countries are off-track: Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Spain.