Workers' remittances paid reached 5,203 USD mil in 2017 in Indonesia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.03 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Indonesia reached an all time high of 5,203 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 913 USD mil in 2004. When compared to Indonesia's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Australia amounted to 6,766 USD mil, 2,758 USD mil in Malaysia and 246 USD mil in Philippines in 2017.
Indonesia has been ranked 24th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 7 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.