Workers' remittances paid reached 121 USD mil in 2017 in Pakistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 89.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Pakistan reached an all time high of 121 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.406 USD mil in 1976. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Afghanistan amounted to 86.4 USD mil, 16,178 USD mil in China and 6,959 USD mil in India in 2017.
Pakistan has been ranked 103rd within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 45 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.