Personal Remittances Received of African Countries in 2020
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 2020, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest Personal Remittances Received were:

  1. Egypt: US$ 29.60B
  2. Nigeria: US$ 17.21B
  3. Morocco: US$ 7.42B

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest personal remittances received in 2020 were:

  1. Angola: US$ 8.05M
  2. Sao Tome and Principe: US$ 8.62M
  3. Seychelles: US$ 9.98M

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 2020. 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 2020.

Data Source: World Bank.
Personal Remittances Received of African Countries in 2020 (US$)
See also the Personal Remittances Received of Africa for other years:
Personal Remittances Received of African Countries in 2020
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Country Personal Remittances Received (US$)
Algeria 1,699,608,934.63
Angola 8,053,050.89
Benin 206,141,166.1
Botswana 35,615,908.38
Burkina Faso 464,677,564.44
Burundi 45,630,633.6
Cape Verde 245,752,435.1
Cameroon 339,669,229.56
Ivory Coast 323,756,447.11
Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,109,067,595.07
Djibouti 64,055,457.71
Egypt 29,602,900,000
Eswatini 112,495,380.43
Ethiopia 404,088,319.89
Gabon 17,734,957.67
Gambia 416,418,880.67
Ghana 4,291,956,800.56
Guinea 22,530,000
Guinea-Bissau 122,986,754.99
Kenya 3,100,000,000
Lesotho 470,565,619.55
Liberia 333,398,262.65
Madagascar 391,856,981.38
Malawi 189,021,273.54
Mali 987,299,900.53
Mauritania 168,665,175.56
Mauritius 284,728,298.41
Morocco 7,418,557,947.29
Mozambique 348,813,813.34
Zambia 134,864,831.72
Zimbabwe 1,209,718,044.52
Tanzania 409,138,393.65
Uganda 1,051,170,000
Tunisia 2,367,372,578.77
Togo 440,792,827.19
Sudan 496,201,423.37
Somalia 1,735,000,000
South Africa 810,881,603.95
South Sudan 1,200,000,000
Sierra Leone 59,000,000
Senegal 2,561,899,541.77
Rwanda 241,000,000
Niger 300,138,838.94
Nigeria 17,207,547,306
Namibia 64,026,883.05
Comoros 161,400,658.53
Sao Tome and Principe 8,620,359.25
Seychelles 9,979,686.57

Personal Remittances Received of African Countries

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