Iran: Remittances, percent of GDP

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 Iran

Remittances as percent of GDP

 Latest value 0.54
 Year 2004
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1993 - 2004
 Average 0.89
 Min - Max 0.35 - 2.35
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1993 to 2004. The average value for Iran during that period was 0.89 percent with a minimum of 0.35 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 2.35 percent in 1993. The latest value from 2004 is 0.54 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2004 based on 161 countries is 4.20 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Iran - Remittances, percent of GDP - recent values

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Iran - Remittances, percent of GDP - historical chart - 1993-2004




Definition: Personal remittances comprise personal transfers and compensation of employees. 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. Compensation of employees refers to the income of border, seasonal, and other short-term workers who are employed in an economy where they are not resident and of residents employed by nonresident entities. Data are the sum of two items defined in the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual: personal transfers and compensation of employees.


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 Net errors and omissions -1,355.00 2000 million USD
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