Workers' remittances paid reached 125 USD mil in 2017 in Sudan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Sudan reached an all time high of 125 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.079 USD mil in 2009. When compared to Sudan's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Egypt amounted to 271 USD mil, 12.5 USD mil in Ethiopia and 123 USD mil in South Sudan in 2017.
Sudan has been ranked 99th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 48 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.