Workers' remittances paid reached 138 USD mil in 2016 in Guyana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.52 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Guyana reached an all time high of 184 USD mil in 2012 and an all time low of 0.427 USD mil in 1981. When compared to Guyana's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Brazil amounted to 1,385 USD mil, 40.3 USD mil in Suriname, 372 USD mil in Trinidad and Tobago and 54.0 USD mil in Venezuela in 2016.
Guyana has been ranked 102nd within the group of 154 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 2 places above 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.