Workers' remittances paid reached 881 USD mil in 2017 in Greece, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 22.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Greece reached an all time high of 1,941 USD mil in 2011 and an all time low of 45.0 USD mil in 1976. When compared to Greece's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Albania amounted to 106 USD mil, 199 USD mil in Bulgaria, 27.4 USD mil in Macedonia and 1,063 USD mil in Turkey in 2017.
Greece has been ranked 48th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 15 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.