Workers' remittances paid reached 1,672 USD mil in 2017 in Sweden, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 38.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Sweden reached an all time high of 1,672 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 25.1 USD mil in 1970. When compared to Sweden's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Denmark amounted to 3,078 USD mil, 897 USD mil in Finland, 4,659 USD mil in Norway and 20,610 USD mil in Russia in 2017.
Sweden has been ranked 36th 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.