Workers' remittances paid reached 4,700 USD mil in 2017 in Belgium, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.12 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Belgium reached an all time high of 4,700 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 581 USD mil in 1975. When compared to Belgium's main peers, workers' remittances paid in France amounted to 13,503 USD mil, 22,091 USD mil in Germany, 12,666 USD mil in Luxembourg and 11,355 USD mil in Netherlands in 2017.
Belgium has been ranked 26th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 6 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.