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Labor > Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per $ GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. WorkersÂ’ remittances are classified as current private transfers from migrant workers who are residents of the host country to recipients in their country of origin. They include only transfers made by workers who have been living in the host country for more than a year, irrespective of their immigration status. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. MigrantsÂ’ transfers are defined as the net worth of migrants who are expected to remain in the host country for more than one year that is transferred from one country to another at the time of migration. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Moldova 315.39$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
2 Tonga 308.62$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
3 Guyana 255.43$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
4 Haiti 230.78$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
5 Lesotho 225.47$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
6 Lebanon 224.39$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
7 Honduras 216.62$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
8 Tajikistan 201.55$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
9 Jordan 196.67$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
10 Armenia 191.73$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
11 Jamaica 186.23$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
12 Bosnia and Herzegovina 185.35$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
13 Serbia and Montenegro 177.38$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
14 El Salvador 167.43$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
15 Nepal 163.85$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
16 Albania 153.93$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
17 Cape Verde 139.36$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
18 Philippines 136.99$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
19 Kyrgyzstan 131.93$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
20 The Gambia 125.75$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
21 Nicaragua 122.17$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
22 Palestine 108.72$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
23 Mongolia 107.42$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
24 Guatemala 95.63$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
25 Guinea-Bissau 92.99$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
26 Dominican Republic 92.1$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
27 Kiribati 91.58$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
28 Sri Lanka 88.93$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
29 Morocco 88.9$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
30 Yemen 85.16$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 80.15$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
31 Bulgaria 79.93$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
32 Senegal 76.83$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
33 Vietnam 76.32$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
34 Bangladesh 70.81$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 69.33$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
35 Togo 67.19$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 59.48$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 58$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
36 Egypt 56.14$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
37 Ecuador 55.85$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
38 Azerbaijan 55.17$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
39 Uganda 54.56$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
40 Georgia 54.11$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
41 Tunisia 48.56$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
42 Romania 48.02$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
43 Grenada 46.41$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 45.52$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
44 Barbados 45.3$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
45 Belize 41.63$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
46 Pakistan 38.65$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
47 Sudan 36.89$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 36.81$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
48 Paraguay 36.57$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
49 Bolivia 36.21$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
Europe average (profile) 34.59$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
50 Mauritius 34.18$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
51 Nigeria 33.64$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 33.17$ per $1,000 of GDP 1994
52 Luxembourg 32.96$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
53 Cambodia 32.32$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
54 Vanuatu 32.3$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
55 Croatia 31.74$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
56 Syria 31.27$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
57 Comoros 31$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
58 Somalia 29.98$ per $1,000 of GDP 1983
59 Swaziland 29.66$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
60 India 29.45$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
61 Mali 29.22$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
62 Mexico 28.33$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
63 Kenya 27.98$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
64 Colombia 27.36$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
65 Djibouti 24.11$ per $1,000 of GDP 1995
66 Latvia 24.07$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 21.75$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
67 Costa Rica 21.03$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
68 Lithuania 20.84$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 20.35$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
69 Estonia 20.23$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
70 Belgium 19.3$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
71 Algeria 19.07$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
72 Peru 18.14$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
73 Niger 17.62$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
74 Portugal 16.46$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
75 Cyprus 15.89$ per $1,000 of GDP 2004
76 Seychelles 15.86$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
77 Ethiopia 15.57$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 14.88$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
78 Benin 14.69$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
European Union average (profile) 14.43$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
79 Sao Tome and Principe 14.17$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
80 Dominica 14.11$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
81 Guinea 12.77$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
82 Belarus 12.52$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
83 Botswana 12.12$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
84 Poland 11.7$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
85 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 11.63$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 10.44$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
86 Antigua and Barbuda 10.28$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
87 China 10.07$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
88 Malaysia 9.83$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
89 Cote d'Ivoire 9.79$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
90 Rwanda 9.75$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
91 Burkina Faso 9.67$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
92 Austria 9.61$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
93 Ghana 9.23$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
94 Slovakia 9.14$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
95 Fiji 8.79$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
96 Mozambique 8.59$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
97 Czech Republic 8.18$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
98 Panama 8.15$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
99 Slovenia 7.68$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
100 Ukraine 7.18$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
101 Spain 7.05$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 6.94$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
102 Israel 6.89$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
103 New Zealand 6.76$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
104 Thailand 6.72$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
105 Solomon Islands 6.71$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
106 Saint Kitts and Nevis 6.62$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
107 Indonesia 6.56$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
108 Equatorial Guinea 6.49$ per $1,000 of GDP 1992
109 Zimbabwe 6.38$ per $1,000 of GDP 1994
110 Trinidad and Tobago 6.06$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
111 France 5.99$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
112 Malta 5.57$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
113 Iceland 5.57$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
114 Iran 5.44$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
115 Greece 5.42$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
116 Aruba 5.23$ per $1,000 of GDP 2002
117 Switzerland 5.2$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
118 Eritrea 4.74$ per $1,000 of GDP 2000
119 Uruguay 4.64$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
120 Brazil 4.45$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
121 Denmark 4.16$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
122 Russia 4.08$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
123 Maldives 3.92$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
124 Australia 3.9$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
125 Finland 3.6$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
126 Netherlands 3.57$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
127 Ireland 3.23$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
128 Kazakhstan 3.12$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
129 United Kingdom 3.06$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
130 Suriname 2.98$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
131 South Africa 2.75$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
132 Hungary 2.75$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
133 Papua New Guinea 2.63$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
134 Namibia 2.61$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
135 Netherlands Antilles 2.56$ per $1,000 of GDP 1985
136 Samoa 2.48$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
137 Saint Lucia 2.42$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
138 Turkey 2.35$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
139 Germany 2.34$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
140 Argentina 2.25$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.2$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
141 Congo, Republic of the 2.16$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
142 Sweden 1.76$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
143 Turkmenistan 1.71$ per $1,000 of GDP 1996
144 Sierra Leone 1.68$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
145 Central African Republic 1.64$ per $1,000 of GDP 1978
146 Oman 1.61$ per $1,000 of GDP 2004
147 Norway 1.45$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
148 Italy 1.36$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
149 Hong Kong 1.35$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
150 Tanzania 1.32$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
151 Mauritania 1.08$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
152 Venezuela 1.06$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
153 South Korea 1.03$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
154 Chad 0.848$ per $1,000 of GDP 1994
155 Gabon 0.745$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
156 Angola 0.664$ per $1,000 of GDP 1996
157 Cameroon 0.652$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
158 Madagascar 0.595$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
159 Malawi 0.483$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
160 Libya 0.387$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
161 Laos 0.348$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
162 Japan 0.238$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
163 United States 0.235$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
164 Chile 0.026$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005

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