Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) rose 107% to USD 29.9 mil in Ethiopia in 2016

Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) (USD mil)
Economy | Ethiopia | February 1, 2019
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Workers' remittances paid reached 23.1 USD mil in 2013 in Ethiopia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 61.9 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, workers' remittances paid in Ethiopia reached an all time high of 66.3 USD mil in 2010 and an all time low of 0.244 USD mil in 1995. When compared to Ethiopia's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Kenya amounted to 16.2 USD mil and 64.4 USD mil in Sudan in 2013.

Ethiopia has been ranked 139th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 31 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
Chad USD mil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Djibouti USD mil 12.9 12.4 12.7 13.7 12.1
Egypt USD mil 293 293 355 351 623
Eritrea USD mil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ethiopia USD mil 19.1 19.9 23.1 14.3 14.4
Kenya USD mil 25.9 14.5 16.2 171 35.1
Somalia USD mil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
South Sudan USD mil ... ... ... ... ... 2.40 146
Sudan USD mil 1.71 8.02 64.4 35.6 89.4
Tanzania USD mil 133 162 130 98.3 104
Uganda USD mil 395 325 368 302 278
Yemen USD mil 333 338 333 335 333 ...