Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received (% of GDP)
Definition: Workers' remittances and compensation of employees comprise current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. Data are the sum of three items defined in the fifth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual: workers' remittances, compensation of employees, and migrants' transfers.
Description: The map below shows how Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received (% of GDP) 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 Tajikistan, with a value of 39.97. The country with the lowest value in the world is Chile, with a value of 0.00.
Source: World Bank staff estimates based on IMF balance of payments data, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.