Workers' remittances paid reached 4,659 USD mil in 2017 in Norway, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Norway reached an all time high of 5,941 USD mil in 2014 and an all time low of 12.7 USD mil in 1975. When compared to Norway's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Denmark amounted to 3,078 USD mil, 897 USD mil in Finland, 320 USD mil in Iceland and 1,672 USD mil in Sweden in 2017.
Norway has been ranked 27th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 8 places behind 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.