Workers' remittances paid reached 52.6 USD mil in 2017 in Bhutan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.120 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Bhutan reached an all time high of 92.3 USD mil in 2011 and an all time low of 47.7 USD mil in 2009. When compared to Bhutan's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Bangladesh amounted to 45.8 USD mil, 16,178 USD mil in China, 6,959 USD mil in India and 33.4 USD mil in Nepal in 2017.
Bhutan has been ranked 122nd within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 21 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.