Workers' remittances paid reached 875 USD mil in 2017 in Hong Kong, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.14 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Hong Kong reached an all time high of 875 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 167 USD mil in 1999. When compared to Hong Kong's main peers, workers' remittances paid in China amounted to 16,178 USD mil and 111 USD mil in Vietnam in 2017.
Hong Kong has been ranked 49th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 4 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.