Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) rose 7.74% to USD 109 mil in Niger in 2016

Workers' Remittances, Paid (USD) (USD mil)
Economy | Niger | February 1, 2019
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Workers' remittances paid reached 109 USD mil in 2016 in Niger, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.74 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, workers' remittances paid in Niger reached an all time high of 147 USD mil in 2014 and an all time low of 6.37 USD mil in 2002. When compared to Niger's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Algeria amounted to 76.6 USD mil and 756 USD mil in Libya in 2016.

Niger has been ranked 109th within the group of 154 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 4 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 ...
Cameroon USD mil 80.6 72.9 65.1 82.1 75.6
Chad USD mil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Egypt USD mil 293 293 355 351 623
Libya USD mil 650 1,971 3,199 1,120 840 ...
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 ...
Nigeria USD mil 75.5 38.7 50.5 54.1 1,072
Spain USD mil 456 379 334 372 368
Sudan USD mil 1.71 8.02 64.4 35.6 89.4
Tunisia USD mil 19.0 18.4 19.6 28.5 26.5