Workers' remittances paid reached 5,967 USD mil in 2017 in Israel, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 19.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Israel reached an all time high of 5,967 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 6.00 USD mil in 1972. When compared to Israel's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Egypt amounted to 271 USD mil, 673 USD mil in Jordan and 4,454 USD mil in Lebanon in 2017.
Israel has been ranked 20th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 5 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.