Workers' remittances paid reached 53.1 USD mil in 2017 in Mauritania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 69.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Mauritania reached an all time high of 255 USD mil in 2013 and an all time low of 9.62 USD mil in 1998. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Algeria amounted to 69.1 USD mil and 112 USD mil in Morocco in 2017.
Mauritania has been ranked 121st within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid.
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by non-resident workers.