Tonga: Remittances, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Tonga: Remittances as percent of GDP

: For that indicator, we provide data for Tonga from 1975 to 2018. The average value for Tonga during that period was 23.61 percent with a minimum of 12.22 percent in 1981 and a maximum of 40.7 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 40.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 170 countries is 4.95 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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