Burundi - Workers' remittances and compensation of employees

Personal remittances, paid (current US$)

The value for Personal remittances, paid (current US$) in Burundi was $6,163,321 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of $8,797,072 in 1987 and a minimum value of $193,606 in 2005.

Definition: Personal remittances comprise personal transfers and compensation of employees. Personal transfers consist of all current transfers in cash or in kind made or received by resident households to or from nonresident households. Personal transfers thus include all current transfers between resident and nonresident individuals. Compensation of employees refers to the income of border, seasonal, and other short-term workers who are employed in an economy where they are not resident and of residents employed by nonresident entities. Data are the sum of two items defined in the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual: personal transfers and compensation of employees. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on IMF balance of payments data.

See also:

Year Value
1985 $8,542,494
1986 $6,998,270
1987 $8,797,072
1988 $5,940,383
1989 $5,376,051
1990 $5,839,232
1991 $5,040,973
1992 $7,671,530
1993 $7,191,696
1994 $4,124,079
1995 $5,277,119
1996 $4,812,605
1997 $2,401,016
1998 $2,182,614
1999 $2,092,226
2000 $2,470,884
2001 $2,391,392
2002 $3,279,509
2003 $4,216,438
2004 $962,394
2005 $193,606
2006 $206,186
2007 $225,443
2008 $241,800
2009 $1,114,228
2010 $4,957,959
2011 $6,163,321

Personal remittances, received (current US$)

The value for Personal remittances, received (current US$) in Burundi was $45,463,180 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 7 years this indicator reached a maximum value of $45,463,180 in 2011 and a minimum value of $11,471 in 2006.

Definition: Personal remittances comprise personal transfers and compensation of employees. Personal transfers consist of all current transfers in cash or in kind made or received by resident households to or from nonresident households. Personal transfers thus include all current transfers between resident and nonresident individuals. Compensation of employees refers to the income of border, seasonal, and other short-term workers who are employed in an economy where they are not resident and of residents employed by nonresident entities. Data are the sum of two items defined in the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual: personal transfers and compensation of employees. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on IMF balance of payments data.

See also:

Year Value
2004 $41,784
2005 $71,562
2006 $11,471
2007 $189,949
2008 $3,645,217
2009 $28,232,150
2010 $34,498,930
2011 $45,463,180

Personal remittances, received (% of GDP)

Personal remittances, received (% of GDP) in Burundi was 1.95 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 7 years was 1.95 in 2011, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 2006.

Definition: Personal remittances comprise personal transfers and compensation of employees. Personal transfers consist of all current transfers in cash or in kind made or received by resident households to or from nonresident households. Personal transfers thus include all current transfers between resident and nonresident individuals. Compensation of employees refers to the income of border, seasonal, and other short-term workers who are employed in an economy where they are not resident and of residents employed by nonresident entities. Data are the sum of two items defined in the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual: personal transfers and compensation of employees.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on IMF balance of payments data, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

See also:

Year Value
2004 0.00
2005 0.01
2006 0.00
2007 0.01
2008 0.22
2009 1.56
2010 1.70
2011 1.95

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments