Workers' remittances paid reached 151 USD mil in 2017 in Estonia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 23.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Estonia reached an all time high of 151 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.181 USD mil in 1993. When compared to Estonia's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Finland amounted to 897 USD mil, 444 USD mil in Latvia, 548 USD mil in Lithuania and 20,610 USD mil in Russia in 2017.
Estonia has been ranked 95th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 7 places behind 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.