Workers' remittances paid reached 319 USD mil in 2017 in Uganda, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.093 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Uganda reached an all time high of 483 USD mil in 2009 and an all time low of 0.500 USD mil in 1981. When compared to Uganda's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Kenya amounted to 20.2 USD mil, 135 USD mil in Rwanda, 123 USD mil in South Sudan and 513 USD mil in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Uganda has been ranked 74th within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 7 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.