Based on a comparison of 162 countries in 2020, India ranked the highest in workers' remittances received with USD 83,149 bil followed by Mexico and Philippines. On the other end of the scale was Suriname with USD 0.519 bil, Turkmenistan with USD 1.00 bil and Papua New Guinea with USD 2.00 bil.
Total workers' remittances received reached USD 646,237,381 bil in 2020 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.19 % less than in the previous year and 35.0 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total workers' remittances received reached an all time high of USD 653,933,202 bil in 2019 and an all time low of USD 1,929,281 bil in 1970. The average annual growth amounted to 12.3 % since 1970.
The top ranked country, India, accounted for 0.013 % of workers' remittances received in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 0.025 % share while the ten largest countries some 0.049 % in 2020.
Data for more countries are available at Workers' Remittances, Received (USD) indicator page.
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