Workers' remittances paid reached 1.31 USD mil in 2000 in Eritrea, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.47 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Eritrea reached an all time high of 4.20 USD mil in 1998 and an all time low of 1.27 USD mil in 1999. When compared to Eritrea's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Djibouti amounted to 1.76 USD mil, 4.40 USD mil in Sudan and 60.5 USD mil in Yemen in 2000.
Eritrea has been ranked 129th within the group of 133 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid.
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by non-resident workers.