Workers' remittances paid reached 188 USD mil in 2016 in Burkina Faso, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.03 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 188 USD mil in 2016 and an all time low of 13.7 USD mil in 1974. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Ghana amounted to 1,549 USD mil, 715 USD mil in Ivory Coast and 109 USD mil in Niger in 2016.
Burkina Faso has been ranked 95th within the group of 154 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 14 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.