Burkina Faso: Remittances

(measure: million U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank)
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Burkina Faso: Remittances, million USD

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Burkina Faso from 2005 to 2017. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 201.63 million U.S. dollars with a minimum of 49.48 million U.S. dollars in 2005 and a maximum of 380.19 million U.S. dollars in 2017. The latest value from 2017 is 380.19 million U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 146 countries is 2627692048.48 million U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Remittances are the money sent home by people who work in a foreign country. These are, for example, the money sent to Mexico by Mexican workers in the U.S.

Definition: 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. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
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