Workers' remittances paid reached 114 USD mil in 2017 in Tanzania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.55 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Tanzania reached an all time high of 162 USD mil in 2012 and an all time low of 0.510 USD mil in 1995. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Kenya amounted to 20.2 USD mil, 219 USD mil in Mozambique, 319 USD mil in Uganda and 121 USD mil in Zambia in 2017.
Tanzania has been ranked 104th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 7 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.