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Workers´ Remittances

Item Annual Jan-Sep Percentage Percentage
2016 2016 2017 Change Change
(A) (B) 2016 (B/A)
Workers´ Remittances 1/ 26,993.28 20,059.66 21,265.77 8.91 6.01
   Electronic Transfers 26,378.39 19,633.64 20,772.07 9.25 5.80
   Money Orders 159.23 121.86 122.42 -1.81 0.45
   Personal Checks 0.00 0.00 0.00 N/E N/E
   Cash & Kind 455.66 304.15 371.28 -4.49 22.07
           
Number of Remittances 2/ 91.56 68.10 69.37 8.07 1.86
   Electronic Transfers 90.06 67.10 68.23 8.32 1.69
   Money Orders 0.28 0.21 0.20 -8.08 -3.88
   Personal Checks 0.00 0.00 0.00 N/E N/E
   Cash & Kind 1.22 0.79 0.94 -4.10 18.12
           
Average Remittance 3/ 295 295 307 0.78 4.07
   Electronic Transfers 293 293 304 0.86 4.04
   Money Orders 571 574 600 6.82 4.51
   Personal Checks 0 0 0 N/E N/E
   Cash & Kind 374 383 396 -0.40 3.34

1/ Items that refer to workers´ remittances are shown in millions of US dollars.
2/ Items that refer to the number of remittances are shown in millions of transactions.
3/ Items that refer to the average remittance are shown in US dollars.
Note:
The workers' remittances figures are preliminary and subject to later revision.