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Remittance's meaning is, "A payment of money sent to a person in another place." This is a list of international remittances. More specifically, these are Top 50 countries that receive the highest worker remittances in the world. Worker remittances and compensation of employees are comprised of the current transfers by migrant workers and wages and salaries earned by nonresident workers. Compensation of employees is the income of migrants who have lived in the host country for less than a year. Undoubtedly India tops this list with the total remittance of $49,255,898,000 in 2009, which is interesting since Philippine remittances are the most well known. Data is in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank

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India is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
India New Delhi - 49,255,898,000

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2
China is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
China Beijing - 47,553,070,000

3
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Mexico Mexico City - 22,152,800,000

4
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Philippines Manila - 19,766,000,000

5
France is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
France Paris - 15,550,500,000

6
Germany is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Germany Berlin - 10,878,940,000

7
Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Bangladesh Dhaka - 10,523,100,000

8
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Belgium City of Brussels - 10,360,090,000

9
Spain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Spain Madrid - 9,904,310,000

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Nigeria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Nigeria Abuja - 9,584,753,000

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Poland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Poland Warsaw - 8,816,000,000

12
Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Pakistan Islamabad - 8,719,799,800

13
Lebanon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Lebanon Beirut - 7,558,139,000

14
Arab Rep. Egypt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Arab Rep. Egypt 7,149,600,000

15
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
United Kingdom London - 6,846,816,000

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Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Vietnam Hanoi - 6,840,000,000

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Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Indonesia Jakarta - 6,792,907,000

18
Morocco is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Morocco Rabat - 6,271,361,000

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Serbia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Serbia Belgrade - 5,406,200,200

20
Russian Federation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Russian Federation 5,358,730,000

21
Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Ukraine Kiev - 5,073,000,000

22
Romania is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Romania Bucharest - 4,928,000,000

23
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Brazil Brasília - 4,234,281,000

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Colombia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Colombia Bogotá - 4,179,615,000

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Guatemala is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Guatemala Guatemala City - 4,026,200,000

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Australia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Australia Canberra - 3,861,899,900

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The Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
The Netherlands 3,656,854,000

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Jordan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Jordan Amman - 3,597,042,000

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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Portugal Lisbon - 3,584,702,000

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El Salvador is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
El Salvador San Salvador - 3,480,000,000

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Dominican Republic is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo - 3,476,800,000

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Sri Lanka is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Sri Lanka Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte - 3,362,800,000

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Austria is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Austria Vienna - 3,200,738,000

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Sudan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Sudan Khartoum - 3,058,800,000

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Nepal is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Nepal Kathmandu - 2,985,612,000

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
United States of America Washington, D.C. - 2,947,000,000

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Italy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Italy Rome - 2,682,861,000

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Honduras is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Honduras Tegucigalpa - 2,553,000,000

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Rep. of Korea is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Rep. of Korea 2,522,000,000

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Ecuador is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Ecuador Quito - 2,502,037,000

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Peru is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Peru Lima - 2,377,792,000

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Hungary is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Hungary Budapest - 2,276,833,000

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Algeria is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Algeria Algiers - 2,193,465,000

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Bosnia and Herzegovina is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo - 2,167,278,000

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Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Switzerland Bern - 2,118,573,000

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Greece is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Greece Athens - 2,020,324,000

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Tunisia is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Tunisia Tunis - 1,966,200,000

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Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Jamaica Kingston - 1,923,600,000

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Japan Tokyo - 1,776,459,000

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Tajikistan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Tajikistan Dushanbe - 1,748,152,000