Workers' Remittances, Received (USD) rose 46.627169258493% to USD 144 mil in Swaziland in 2017

Workers' Remittances, Received (USD) (USD mil)
Economy | Swaziland | February 1, 2019
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Workers' remittances received reached 144 USD mil in 2017 in Swaziland, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 46.6 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, workers' remittances received in Swaziland reached an all time high of 144 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 3.53 USD mil in 1974. When compared to Swaziland's main peers, workers' remittances received in Botswana amounted to 36.3 USD mil, 401 USD mil in Lesotho, 258 USD mil in Mozambique and 873 USD mil in South Africa in 2017.

Swaziland has been ranked 134th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances received, 11 places behind 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
Botswana USD mil 20.4 20.2 36.0 46.1 30.0
Lesotho USD mil 649 555 463 393 371
Malawi USD mil 25.3 28.3 34.1 38.5 41.5
Mozambique USD mil 130 174 152 155 143
Namibia USD mil 79.2 79.9 64.8 80.7 46.7
South Africa USD mil 1,158 1,085 971 913 825
Swaziland USD mil 63.5 88.5 75.1 95.8 95.8
Tanzania USD mil 410 390 382 389 388
Zambia USD mil 46.3 72.9 54.0 58.3 47.0
Zimbabwe USD mil 1,919 2,114 1,890 1,904 2,047