Workers' remittances paid reached 333 USD mil in 2016 in Yemen, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.207 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Yemen reached an all time high of 338 USD mil in 2010 and an all time low of 27.0 USD mil in 1999. When compared to Yemen's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Djibouti amounted to 18.5 USD mil, 10,312 USD mil in Oman and 37,843 USD mil in Saudi Arabia in 2016.
Yemen has been ranked 77th within the group of 154 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 5 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.