Workers' remittances paid reached 2,466 USD mil in 2017 in Bahrain, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.11 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Bahrain reached an all time high of 2,466 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 263 USD mil in 1975. When compared to Bahrain's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Kuwait amounted to 13,760 USD mil, 12,759 USD mil in Qatar and 36,119 USD mil in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Bahrain has been ranked 33rd within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 1 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.