Workers' remittances paid reached 121 USD mil in 2017 in Zambia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 91.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances paid in Zambia reached an all time high of 139 USD mil in 2008 and an all time low of 14.9 USD mil in 1990. When compared to Zambia's main peers, workers' remittances paid in Angola amounted to 961 USD mil, 114 USD mil in Tanzania, 18.6 USD mil in Zimbabwe and 513 USD mil in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.
Zambia has been ranked 102nd within the group of 142 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances paid, 26 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.