Workers' remittances paid reached 10.8 USD mil in 2017 in Uruguay, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 18.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Uruguay reached an all time high of 10.8 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.30 USD mil in 1979. When compared to Uruguay's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Argentina amounted to 1,037 USD mil, 2,238 USD mil in Brazil and 438 USD mil in Chile in 2017.
Uruguay has been ranked 141st within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 1 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.