Workers' remittances paid reached 77.8 USD mil in 2016 in Togo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 13.0 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Togo reached an all time high of 178 USD mil in 2013 and an all time low of 4.08 USD mil in 1994. When compared to Togo's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Benin amounted to 88.1 USD mil, 188 USD mil in Burkina Faso, 1,549 USD mil in Ghana and 744 USD mil in Nigeria in 2016.
Togo has been ranked 116th within the group of 154 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 9 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.