Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) fell 7.54% to USD 18.8 mil in Gambia in 2016

Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) (USD mil)
Economy | Gambia | February 1, 2019
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Workers' remittances paid reached 69.6 USD mil in 2013 in Gambia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 176 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, workers' remittances paid in Gambia reached an all time high of 91.4 USD mil in 2011 and an all time low of 0.522 USD mil in 2004. When compared to Gambia's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Guinea Bissau amounted to 34.5 USD mil, 134 USD mil in Mali, 255 USD mil in Mauritania and 280 USD mil in Senegal in 2013.

Gambia has been ranked 117th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 23 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by non-resident workers.

Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria USD mil 30.9 44.2 38.7 296 72.1
Burkina Faso USD mil 42.0 71.4 149 160 181 ...
Gambia USD mil 91.4 66.1 69.6 25.2 20.3
Guinea USD mil 38.8 50.7 80.7 35.9 25.7
Guinea Bissau USD mil 30.0 25.0 34.5 36.5 38.4 ...
Mali USD mil 129 111 134 147 ... ... ...
Mauritania USD mil ... ... ... 240 255 189 172 ...
Morocco USD mil 70.9 64.2 63.3 100 78.8
Niger USD mil 112 90.7 91.5 147 101 ...
Senegal USD mil 209 221 280 300 ... ... ...