Workers' remittances paid reached 12.5 USD mil in 2017 in Ethiopia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 58.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Ethiopia reached an all time high of 66.3 USD mil in 2010 and an all time low of 0.244 USD mil in 1995. When compared to Ethiopia's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Kenya amounted to 20.2 USD mil and 125 USD mil in Sudan in 2017.
Ethiopia has been ranked 140th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 12 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.