Workers' remittances paid reached 673 USD mil in 2017 in Jordan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 18.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Jordan reached an all time high of 685 USD mil in 2012 and an all time low of 20.5 USD mil in 1976. When compared to Jordan's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Israel amounted to 5,967 USD mil and 36,119 USD mil in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Jordan has been ranked 55th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 7 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.