Workers' remittances paid reached 715 USD mil in 2016 in Ivory Coast, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Ivory Coast reached an all time high of 786 USD mil in 1980 and an all time low of 192 USD mil in 1975. When compared to Ivory Coast's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Burkina Faso amounted to 188 USD mil, 33.9 USD mil in Guinea and 357 USD mil in Liberia in 2016.
Ivory Coast has been ranked 56th within the group of 154 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 15 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.