Workers' remittances received reached 444 USD mil in 2017 in Burkina Faso, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances received in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 444 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 35.9 USD mil in 1974. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, workers' remittances received in Ghana amounted to 3,536 USD mil, 379 USD mil in Ivory Coast, 1,040 USD mil in Mali and 198 USD mil in Niger in 2017.
Burkina Faso has been ranked 104th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances received, 21 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Migrant remittances are the sum of workers.