Workers' remittances paid reached 45.8 USD mil in 2017 in Bangladesh, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 45.8 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.133 USD mil in 1982. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Bhutan amounted to 52.6 USD mil, 16,178 USD mil in China, 6,959 USD mil in India and 96.4 USD mil in Myanmar in 2017.
Bangladesh has been ranked 123rd within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 22 places above 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.