Workers' remittances paid reached 402 USD mil in 2016 in Congo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 494 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Congo reached an all time high of 402 USD mil in 2016 and an all time low of 9.43 USD mil in 1978. When compared to Congo's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Cameroon amounted to 81.2 USD mil and 461 USD mil in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2016.
Congo has been ranked 67th within the group of 154 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 17 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.