Workers' remittances paid reached 476 USD mil in 2017 in Kyrgyzstan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 26.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Kyrgyzstan reached an all time high of 476 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.65 USD mil in 1993. When compared to Kyrgyzstan's main peers, workers' remittances paid in China amounted to 16,178 USD mil, 2,669 USD mil in Kazakhstan and 216 USD mil in Tajikistan in 2017.
Kyrgyzstan has been ranked 61st within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 28 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.