Workers' remittances paid reached 275 USD mil in 2017 in Nigeria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 63.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Nigeria reached an all time high of 1,072 USD mil in 2015 and an all time low of 0.547 USD mil in 1996.
Nigeria has been ranked 80th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 24 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.