Workers' Remittances, Received (USD) rose 18.674096723262% to USD 3,536 mil in Ghana in 2017

Workers' Remittances, Received (USD) (USD mil)
Economy | Ghana | February 1, 2019
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Workers' remittances received reached 3,536 USD mil in 2017 in Ghana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 18.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, workers' remittances received in Ghana reached an all time high of 4,982 USD mil in 2015 and an all time low of 0.500 USD mil in 1983. When compared to Ghana's main peers, workers' remittances received in Benin amounted to 266 USD mil, 379 USD mil in Ivory Coast and 402 USD mil in Togo in 2017.

Ghana has been ranked 39th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances received, 78 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Migrant remittances are the sum of workers.

Workers' Remittances, Received (USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Benin USD mil 172 208 249 304 214
Burkina Faso USD mil 221 210 308 396 385
Ghana USD mil 2,135 2,155 1,864 2,008 4,982
Guinea USD mil 64.5 66.3 93.0 121 131
Ivory Coast USD mil 397 367 385 387 336
Liberia USD mil 523 547 413 512 654
Mali USD mil 784 827 895 920 801
Niger USD mil 166 152 146 219 172
Nigeria USD mil 20,617 20,543 20,797 20,806 21,158
Togo USD mil 244 345 397 427 364