Workers' remittances received reached 22,001 USD mil in 2017 in Nigeria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 11.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, workers' remittances received in Nigeria reached an all time high of 22,001 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 2.42 USD mil in 1988. When compared to Nigeria's main peers, workers' remittances received in Benin amounted to 266 USD mil, 317 USD mil in Cameroon and 198 USD mil in Niger in 2017.
Nigeria has been ranked 9th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of workers' remittances received, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Migrant remittances are the sum of workers.