Workers' remittances paid reached 86.4 USD mil in 2017 in Afghanistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 26.9 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 402 USD mil in 2010 and an all time low of 86.4 USD mil in 2017. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Pakistan amounted to 121 USD mil and 216 USD mil in Tajikistan in 2017.
Afghanistan has been ranked 111th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid.
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by non-resident workers.