Workers' remittances paid reached 123 USD mil in 2017 in South Sudan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 92.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in South Sudan reached an all time high of 146 USD mil in 2015 and an all time low of 2.40 USD mil in 2014. When compared to South Sudan's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Ethiopia amounted to 12.5 USD mil, 125 USD mil in Sudan and 319 USD mil in Uganda in 2017.
South Sudan has been ranked 100th 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.