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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Labor > Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per $ GDP

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 Lesotho 225.47$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
2 Cape Verde 139.36$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
3 The Gambia 125.75$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
4 Guinea-Bissau 92.99$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
5 Senegal 76.83$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
6 Togo 67.19$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
7 Uganda 54.56$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
8 Sudan 36.89$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
9 Mauritius 34.18$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
10 Nigeria 33.64$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
11 Comoros 31$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
12 Somalia 29.98$ per $1,000 of GDP 1983
13 Swaziland 29.66$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
14 Mali 29.22$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
15 Kenya 27.98$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
16 Djibouti 24.11$ per $1,000 of GDP 1995
17 Niger 17.62$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
18 Seychelles 15.86$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
19 Ethiopia 15.57$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
20 Benin 14.69$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
21 Sao Tome and Principe 14.17$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
22 Guinea 12.77$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
23 Botswana 12.12$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
24 Cote d'Ivoire 9.79$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
25 Rwanda 9.75$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
26 Burkina Faso 9.67$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
27 Ghana 9.23$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
28 Mozambique 8.59$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
29 Equatorial Guinea 6.49$ per $1,000 of GDP 1992
30 Zimbabwe 6.38$ per $1,000 of GDP 1994
31 Eritrea 4.74$ per $1,000 of GDP 2000
32 South Africa 2.75$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
33 Namibia 2.61$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
34 Sierra Leone 1.68$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
35 Central African Republic 1.64$ per $1,000 of GDP 1978
36 Tanzania 1.32$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
37 Mauritania 1.08$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
38 Chad 0.848$ per $1,000 of GDP 1994
39 Gabon 0.745$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
40 Angola 0.664$ per $1,000 of GDP 1996
41 Cameroon 0.652$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
42 Madagascar 0.595$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005
43 Malawi 0.483$ per $1,000 of GDP 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Workers' remittances and compensation of employees > Received > US$ > Per $ GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Labor/Workers'-remittances-and-compensation-of-employees/Received/US$/Per-$-GDP

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