Workers' remittances paid reached 69.1 USD mil in 2017 in Algeria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.89 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Algeria reached an all time high of 296 USD mil in 2014 and an all time low of 22.0 USD mil in 1991. When compared to Algeria's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Morocco amounted to 112 USD mil, 362 USD mil in Spain and 29.3 USD mil in Tunisia in 2017.
Algeria has been ranked 114th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 7 places behind 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.