Workers' remittances paid reached 266 USD mil in 2017 in East Timor, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in East Timor reached an all time high of 266 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.524 USD mil in 2006. When compared to East Timor's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Australia amounted to 6,766 USD mil, 5,203 USD mil in Indonesia, 2,758 USD mil in Malaysia and 243 USD mil in Papua New Guinea in 2017.
East Timor has been ranked 84th 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.