Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) rose 12.8% to USD 292 mil in Colombia in 2017

Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) (USD mil)
Economy | Colombia | February 1, 2019
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Workers' remittances paid reached 292 USD mil in 2017 in Colombia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, workers' remittances paid in Colombia reached an all time high of 399 USD mil in 2014 and an all time low of 13.0 USD mil in 1970.

Colombia has been ranked 79th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 6 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
Bolivia USD mil 117 147 172 180 210
Brazil USD mil 1,124 1,064 1,150 1,539 1,339
Chile USD mil 177 238 310 304 386
Colombia USD mil 223 246 278 399 334
Guyana USD mil 138 184 123 122 132 ...
Peru USD mil 117 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Trinidad and Tobago USD mil ... ... 201 223 216 253 290
Venezuela USD mil 782 899 1,117 193 105 ...