Workers' remittances paid reached 13,760 USD mil in 2017 in Kuwait, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.99 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Kuwait reached an all time high of 18,128 USD mil in 2014 and an all time low of 276 USD mil in 1975. When compared to Kuwait's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Bahrain amounted to 2,466 USD mil and 36,119 USD mil in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Kuwait has been ranked 9th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 2 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.