Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) rose 5.6101644279606% to USD 3,078 mil in Denmark in 2017

Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) (USD mil)
Economy | Denmark | May 17, 2019
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Workers' remittances paid reached 3,078 USD mil in 2017 in Denmark, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.61 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, workers' remittances paid in Denmark reached an all time high of 4,025 USD mil in 2008 and an all time low of 160 USD mil in 1993. When compared to Denmark's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Germany amounted to 22,091 USD mil, 11,355 USD mil in Netherlands, 4,659 USD mil in Norway and 1,672 USD mil in Sweden in 2017.

Denmark has been ranked 30th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 9 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
Austria USD mil 3,620 3,452 3,896 4,961 4,748
Belgium USD mil 4,556 4,239 4,488 4,501 4,395
Denmark USD mil 3,148 2,979 3,059 3,172 2,781
Finland USD mil 445 775 835 762 927
France USD mil 12,849 12,566 13,425 13,726 12,787
Germany USD mil 16,116 15,588 19,979 20,078 18,033
Iceland USD mil 72.7 66.0 72.6 94.2 84.1
Netherlands USD mil 10,246 9,576 9,686 8,280 10,195
Norway USD mil 4,427 5,100 5,799 5,941 4,578
Poland USD mil 1,395 1,521 1,557 2,163 2,557
Russia USD mil 26,010 31,648 37,217 32,640 19,689
Sweden USD mil 1,390 1,387 1,623 1,584 1,242
United Kingdom USD mil 9,931 10,077 10,528 11,569 10,703