Workers' remittances paid reached 720 USD mil in 2017 in Mauritius, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 20.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Mauritius reached an all time high of 720 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.476 USD mil in 1999. When compared to Mauritius's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Madagascar amounted to 63.5 USD mil, 418 USD mil in Maldives and 68.0 USD mil in Seychelles in 2017.
Mauritius has been ranked 54th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 76 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.