Workers' remittances paid reached 1,614 USD mil in 2017 in Ireland, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.74 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Ireland reached an all time high of 2,672 USD mil in 2008 and an all time low of 61.8 USD mil in 1985. When compared to Ireland's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Canada amounted to 4,915 USD mil, 13,503 USD mil in France, 320 USD mil in Iceland and 9,727 USD mil in United Kingdom in 2017.
Ireland has been ranked 37th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 10 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.