Workers' remittances paid reached 36.8 USD mil in 2017 in Suriname, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.90 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Suriname reached an all time high of 40.3 USD mil in 2016 and an all time low of 1.20 USD mil in 2010. When compared to Suriname's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Brazil amounted to 2,238 USD mil and 379 USD mil in Trinidad and Tobago in 2017.
Suriname has been ranked 125th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 11 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.