Workers' Remittances, Received (USD) rose 9.92% to USD 68,967 mil in India in 2017

Workers' Remittances, Received (USD) (USD mil)
Economy | India | February 1, 2019
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Workers' remittances received reached 68,967 USD mil in 2017 in India, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.92 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, workers' remittances received in India reached an all time high of 70,389 USD mil in 2014 and an all time low of 430 USD mil in 1975. When compared to India's main peers, workers' remittances received in Bangladesh amounted to 13,498 USD mil, 28,666 USD mil in China, 19,689 USD mil in Pakistan and 7,190 USD mil in Sri Lanka in 2017.

India has been ranked 3rd within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances received.

Migrant remittances are the sum of workers.

Workers' Remittances, Received (USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Afghanistan USD mil 179 204 329 250 341
Bangladesh USD mil 12,071 14,120 13,867 14,988 15,296
Bhutan USD mil 10.5 18.1 11.8 14.3 19.7
China USD mil 16,568 17,066 17,790 29,911 44,445
India USD mil 62,499 68,821 69,970 70,389 68,910
Iran USD mil 1,330 1,330 1,330 1,330 1,330
Japan USD mil 2,132 2,540 2,364 3,734 3,325
Malaysia USD mil 1,211 1,294 1,423 1,580 1,644
Maldives USD mil 3.00 3.15 3.30 3.47 3.64
Myanmar USD mil 127 275 1,644 1,864 2,005
Pakistan USD mil 12,263 14,007 14,629 17,244 19,306
Russia USD mil 6,103 5,788 6,751 7,777 6,903
Sri Lanka USD mil 5,153 6,000 6,422 7,036 7,000
USA USD mil 6,104 6,303 6,613 6,503 6,578