Remittance Prices Worldwide

MAKING MARKETS MORE TRANSPARENT

Cutting prices by at least 5 percentage points can save up to $16 billion a year.

5 Most Costly Corridors in USD
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5 Least Costly Corridors in USD
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5 Most Costly Corridors in USD
Average Cost
5 Least Costly Corridors in USD
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Average total cost includes the transaction fee and exchange rate margin.

FIND AND COMPARE PRICES

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This website provides data on the cost of sending and receiving relatively small amounts of money from one country to another. The site covers 226 "country corridors" worldwide, from 32 remittance sending countries to 89 receiving countries. Read more...

2011-2013 data are now available in MS Excel format!

Last update March 31, 2014

HIGHLIGHT - NEW!

Globally, sending remittances costs an average of 8.36 percent of the amount sent. This figure is used to monitor the progress towards the "5x5 objective" for reduction of remittance prices, which could save migrants up to $16 billion a year. Read our March 2014 report on global trends for remittance prices.

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REGIONAL DATABASES

The World Bank will certify remittance prices databases that meet minimum requirements and authorize them to use this icon. Currently, databases for Africa, Australia/New Zealand, Central America, France, Germany, Italy, and Norway have been certified by the World Bank.