Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) rose 10.2% to USD 715 mil in Ivory Coast in 2016

Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) (USD mil)
Economy | Ivory Coast | February 1, 2019
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Workers' remittances paid reached 715 USD mil in 2016 in Ivory Coast, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, workers' remittances paid in Ivory Coast reached an all time high of 786 USD mil in 1980 and an all time low of 192 USD mil in 1975. When compared to Ivory Coast's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Burkina Faso amounted to 188 USD mil, 33.9 USD mil in Guinea and 357 USD mil in Liberia in 2016.

Ivory Coast has been ranked 56th within the group of 154 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 15 places behind 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 ...
Ghana USD mil ... ... ... 7.99 4.84 8.94 2,607
Guinea USD mil 38.8 50.7 80.7 35.9 25.7
Ivory Coast USD mil 728 694 736 746 650 ...
Liberia USD mil 307 435 395 364 340
Mali USD mil 129 111 134 147 ... ... ...
Mauritania USD mil ... ... ... 240 255 189 172 ...
Niger USD mil 112 90.7 91.5 147 101 ...
Senegal USD mil 209 221 280 300 ... ... ...
Sierra Leone USD mil 20.6 20.1 9.00 6.84 6.76 ...