Based on a comparison of 160 countries in 2017, India ranked the highest in workers' remittances received with USD 68,967 bil followed by Philippines and Mexico. On the other end of the scale was Suriname with USD 0.657 bil, Angola with USD 1.42 bil and Maldives with USD 4.02 bil.
Total workers' remittances received reached USD 580,493,283 bil in 2017 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.31 % more than in the previous year and 39.4 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total workers' remittances received reached an all time high of USD 580,493,283 bil in 2017 and an all time low of USD 1,929,281 bil in 1970. The average annual growth amounted to 12.9 % since 1970.
The top ranked country, India, accounted for 0.012 % of workers' remittances received in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 0.023 % share while the ten largest countries some 0.049 % in 2017.
Data for more countries are available at Workers' Remittances, Received (USD) indicator page.
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