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Workers´ Remittances

Item Annual Jan-Aug Percentage Percentage
2017 2017 2018 Change Change
(A) (B) 2017 (B/A)
Workers´ Remittances 1/ 30,290.54 19,777.47 21,967.25 12.22 11.07
   Electronic Transfers 29,557.82 19,306.66 21,481.82 12.05 11.27
   Money Orders 185.97 127.88 115.76 16.79 -9.48
   Personal Checks 0.00 0.00 0.00 N/E N/E
   Cash & Kind 546.75 342.93 369.67 19.99 7.80
           
Number of Remittances 2/ 98.09 64.30 68.56 7.13 6.62
   Electronic Transfers 96.43 63.26 67.50 7.08 6.71
   Money Orders 0.27 0.19 0.16 -2.31 -16.12
   Personal Checks 0.00 0.00 0.00 N/E N/E
   Cash & Kind 1.38 0.85 0.90 13.36 5.30
           
Average Remittance 3/ 309 308 320 4.75 4.17
   Electronic Transfers 307 305 318 4.65 4.27
   Money Orders 683 690 745 19.55 7.91
   Personal Checks 0 0 0 N/E N/E
   Cash & Kind 396 402 412 5.85 2.37

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.