Workers' remittances paid reached 29.3 USD mil in 2017 in Tunisia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.72 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Tunisia reached an all time high of 29.3 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 5.41 USD mil in 1991. When compared to Tunisia's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Algeria amounted to 69.1 USD mil, 9,249 USD mil in Italy and 1,093 USD mil in Malta in 2017.
Tunisia has been ranked 127th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 1 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.