Workers' remittances paid reached 5.47 USD mil in 2016 in Sierra Leone, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 19.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 20.6 USD mil in 2011 and an all time low of 0.001 USD mil in 1998. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Burkina Faso amounted to 188 USD mil, 33.9 USD mil in Guinea and 357 USD mil in Liberia in 2016.
Sierra Leone has been ranked 153rd within the group of 154 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 15 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.