Workers' remittances paid reached 1,575 USD mil in 2017 in Macao, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.98 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Macao reached an all time high of 1,606 USD mil in 2016 and an all time low of 93.9 USD mil in 2003. When compared to Macao's main peers, workers' remittances paid in China amounted to 16,178 USD mil and 875 USD mil in Hong Kong in 2017.
Macao has been ranked 38th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 1 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.