Workers' remittances paid reached 12,759 USD mil in 2017 in Qatar, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.49 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Qatar reached an all time high of 12,759 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 10,413 USD mil in 2012. When compared to Qatar's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Bahrain amounted to 2,466 USD mil and 36,119 USD mil in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Qatar has been ranked 11th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid.
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by non-resident workers.