Workers' remittances paid reached 15.7 USD mil in 2017 in Burundi, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 17.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Burundi reached an all time high of 21.0 USD mil in 2015 and an all time low of 0.194 USD mil in 2005. When compared to Burundi's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Rwanda amounted to 135 USD mil, 114 USD mil in Tanzania, 319 USD mil in Uganda and 513 USD mil in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Burundi has been ranked 138th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 13 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.