Syrian Arab Republic - Workers' remittances and compensation of employees

Personal remittances, paid (current US$)

The value for Personal remittances, paid (current US$) in Syrian Arab Republic was $530,185,100 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 17 years this indicator reached a maximum value of $530,185,100 in 2010 and a minimum value of $11,000,000 in 1994.

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.

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Year Value
1993 $12,000,000
1994 $11,000,000
1995 $15,000,000
1996 $20,000,000
1997 $25,000,000
1998 $29,000,000
1999 $28,000,000
2000 $29,000,000
2001 $30,000,000
2002 $35,000,000
2003 $40,000,000
2004 $42,000,000
2005 $40,000,000
2006 $235,000,000
2007 $249,578,200
2008 $209,974,300
2009 $211,257,400
2010 $530,185,100

Personal remittances, received (current US$)

The value for Personal remittances, received (current US$) in Syrian Arab Republic was $1,622,539,000 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of $1,622,539,000 in 2016 and a minimum value of $92,450,000 in 1977.

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.

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Year Value
1977 $92,450,000
1978 $635,900,000
1979 $901,400,000
1980 $773,500,000
1981 $436,000,000
1982 $410,700,000
1983 $386,500,000
1984 $321,400,000
1985 $349,600,000
1986 $323,000,000
1987 $334,000,000
1988 $360,000,000
1989 $430,000,000
1990 $385,000,000
1991 $350,000,000
1992 $550,000,000
1993 $352,000,000
1994 $535,000,000
1995 $339,000,000
1996 $313,000,000
1997 $238,000,000
1998 $220,000,000
1999 $198,000,000
2000 $180,000,000
2001 $170,000,000
2002 $135,000,000
2003 $889,000,000
2004 $855,000,000
2005 $823,000,000
2006 $795,000,000
2007 $1,030,442,000
2008 $1,325,014,000
2009 $1,349,880,000
2010 $1,622,539,000
2011 $1,622,539,000
2012 $1,622,539,000
2013 $1,622,539,000
2014 $1,622,539,000
2015 $1,622,539,000
2016 $1,622,539,000

Personal remittances, received (% of GDP)

Personal remittances, received (% of GDP) in Syrian Arab Republic was 2.55 as of 2007. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 9.08 in 1979, while its lowest value was 0.63 in 2002.

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
1977 1.20
1978 6.86
1979 9.08
1980 5.92
1981 2.81
1982 2.52
1983 2.20
1984 1.84
1985 2.13
1986 2.43
1987 2.94
1988 3.40
1989 4.36
1990 3.13
1991 2.70
1992 4.15
1993 2.57
1994 5.29
1995 2.97
1996 2.27
1997 1.64
1998 1.45
1999 1.25
2000 0.93
2001 0.81
2002 0.63
2003 4.07
2004 3.41
2005 2.85
2006 2.39
2007 2.55

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments