Workers' remittances paid reached 635 USD mil in 2017 in Dominican Republic, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.90 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Dominican Republic reached an all time high of 635 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 7.00 USD mil in 1995. When compared to Dominican Republic's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Jamaica amounted to 296 USD mil, 806 USD mil in Mexico and 67,964 USD mil in USA in 2017.
Dominican Republic has been ranked 56th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 59 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.