Workers' remittances paid reached 109 USD mil in 2016 in Niger, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.74 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Niger reached an all time high of 147 USD mil in 2014 and an all time low of 6.37 USD mil in 2002. When compared to Niger's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Algeria amounted to 76.6 USD mil and 756 USD mil in Libya in 2016.
Niger has been ranked 109th within the group of 154 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 4 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.