Workers' remittances paid reached 19.5 USD mil in 2017 in Swaziland, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.21 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Swaziland reached an all time high of 49.5 USD mil in 2012 and an all time low of 1.03 USD mil in 1976. When compared to Swaziland's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Botswana amounted to 67.9 USD mil, 219 USD mil in Mozambique and 1,033 USD mil in South Africa in 2017.
Swaziland has been ranked 133rd within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 2 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.