Primary income payments (BoP, current US$)

Definition: Primary income payments refer to employee compensation paid to nonresident workers and investment income (payments on direct investment, portfolio investment, other investments). Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Description: The map below shows how Primary income payments (BoP, current US$) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is United States, with a value of 585,370,000,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Kiribati, with a value of 3,159,197.00.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Sum

Periodicity: Annual

General Comments: Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards.