Workers' remittances paid reached 2,287 USD mil in 2018 in Greece, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 14.2 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Greece reached an all time high of 2,666 USD mil in 2019 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 115 USD mil, 221 USD mil in Bulgaria, 24.9 USD mil in Macedonia and 1,533 USD mil in Turkey in 2018.
Greece has been ranked 35th within the group of 152 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 3 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.