Workers' remittances paid reached 296 USD mil in 2017 in Jamaica, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.731 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Jamaica reached an all time high of 396 USD mil in 2007 and an all time low of 10.8 USD mil in 1990. When compared to Jamaica's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Dominican Republic amounted to 635 USD mil and 298 USD mil in Haiti in 2017.
Jamaica has been ranked 78th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 26 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.