China: Remittances

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 China

Remittances, million USD

 Latest value 5368.11
 Reference 2021
 Measure million U.S. dollars
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1982 to 2021. The average value for China during that period was 1716.38 million U.S. dollars with a minimum of 76 million U.S. dollars in 1989 and a maximum of 6977.48 million U.S. dollars in 2017. The latest value from 2021 is 5368.11 million U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 132 countries is 3715.25 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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