Workers' remittances paid reached 216 USD mil in 2017 in Tajikistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 147 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Tajikistan reached an all time high of 395 USD mil in 2006 and an all time low of 13.4 USD mil in 2002. When compared to Tajikistan's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Afghanistan amounted to 86.4 USD mil, 16,178 USD mil in China and 476 USD mil in Kyrgyzstan in 2017.
Tajikistan has been ranked 91st within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 22 places behind 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.