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Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances

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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
1
India is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
New Delhi
49,255,898,000
2
China is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Beijing
47,553,070,000
3
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Mexico City
22,152,800,000
4
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Manila
19,766,000,000
5
France is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Paris
15,550,500,000
6
Germany is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Berlin
10,878,940,000
7
Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Dhaka
10,523,100,000
8
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
City of Brussels
10,360,090,000
9
Spain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Madrid
9,904,310,000
10
Nigeria is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Abuja
9,584,753,000
11
Poland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Warsaw
8,816,000,000
12
Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Islamabad
8,719,799,800
13
Lebanon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
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
London
6,846,816,000
16
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Hanoi
6,840,000,000
17
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Jakarta
6,792,907,000
18
Morocco is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Rabat
6,271,361,000
19
Serbia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
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
Kiev
5,073,000,000
22
Romania is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Bucharest
4,928,000,000
23
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Brasília
4,234,281,000
24
Colombia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Bogotá
4,179,615,000
25
Guatemala is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Countries with the Highest Worker Remittances
Guatemala City
4,026,200,000