Personal Remittances Received of African Countries in 2009
Updated on May 15, 2023.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 2009, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest Personal Remittances Received were:

  1. Nigeria: US$ 18.37B
  2. Egypt: US$ 7.15B
  3. Morocco: US$ 6.27B

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest personal remittances received in 2009 were:

  1. Angola: US$ 162.36K
  2. Mauritius: US$ 660.46K
  3. Sao Tome and Principe: US$ 2.00M

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 2009. You can also see links at the bottom of this page to see the historical Personal Remittances Received information for each African country.

The World Bank defines Personal Remittances Received as "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" .

See also: Current Account Balance of Africa in 2009.

Data Source: World Bank.
Personal Remittances Received of African Countries in 2009 (US$)
See also the Personal Remittances Received of Africa for other years:
Personal Remittances Received of African Countries in 2009
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Country Personal Remittances Received (US$)
Algeria 150336961.50
Angola 162358.50
Benin 126457222.34
Botswana 15209029.19
Burkina Faso 96373875.86
Burundi 28232147.76
Cape Verde 135620281.02
Cameroon 185112093.17
Republic of Congo 34089356.14
Ivory Coast 316346324.01
Democratic Republic of the Congo 19500000.00
Djibouti 32466619.03
Egypt 7149600000.00
Eswatini 93457762.62
Ethiopia 261601951.50
Gabon 13846230.03
Gambia 79801153.13
Ghana 114455680.00
Guinea 52030000.00
Guinea-Bissau 48850413.82
Kenya 631460883.17
Lesotho 547925096.36
Liberia 25116904.33
Madagascar 283721276.65
Malawi 16656710.07
Mali 455566651.30
Mauritius 660462.96
Morocco 6269117560.52
Mozambique 111125263.22
Zambia 41264000.00
Zimbabwe 1205656948.57
Tanzania 39827093.51
Uganda 781097319.37
Tunisia 1964488715.26
Togo 335854154.37
Sudan 1394395643.14
South Africa 862051631.08
Sierra Leone 35896004.04
Senegal 1355834396.90
Niger 102125604.18
Nigeria 18370796914.56
Namibia 76511274.59
Comoros 100407532.59
Sao Tome and Principe 2000000.00
Seychelles 16123483.29

Personal Remittances Received of African Countries

Use the links below to see the historical Personal Remittances Received for each African country.