Ghana: Remittances

(measure: million U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank)
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Ghana: Remittances, million USD, 1979 - 2020:

For that indicator, we provide data for Ghana from 1979 to 2020. The average value for Ghana during that period was 778.4 million U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.4 million U.S. dollars in 1983 and a maximum of 4982.44 million U.S. dollars in 2015. The latest value from 2020 is 4291.96 million U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 131 countries is 3345.15 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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