Workers' remittances paid reached 67.9 USD mil in 2017 in Botswana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.71 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Botswana reached an all time high of 199 USD mil in 1995 and an all time low of 1.13 USD mil in 1987. When compared to Botswana's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Namibia amounted to 88.4 USD mil, 1,033 USD mil in South Africa, 121 USD mil in Zambia and 18.6 USD mil in Zimbabwe in 2017.
Botswana has been ranked 116th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 34 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.