Remittance Prices Worldwide

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Provides data on the cost of sending and receiving relatively small amounts of money from one country to another. Data cover 377 country corridors worldwide, from 48 remittance sending countries to 111 receiving countries.

The calculation is based on the basic methodology, and non-transparent services are not considered when calculating the global average total cost.

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Type: 
Time Series
Acronym: 
RPW
Languages Supported: 
English
Topics: 
Financial Sector Development
GP & CCSAs: 
Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation
Granularity: 
Geographical Coverage: 
World
East Asia & Pacific
Europe & Central Asia
Latin America & Caribbean
Middle East & North Africa
North America
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa
Economy Coverage: 
Blend
High Income
IBRD
IDA
Low Income
Lower Middle Income
Upper Middle Income
Number of Economies: 
137
Periodicity: 
Quarter
Temporal Coverage: 
2011 - 2020
Release Date: 
August 19, 2010

Last Updated

Last Updated: 
December 7, 2020

Update Frequency

Update Frequency: 
Annually
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Provides data on the cost of sending and receiving relatively small amounts of money from one country to another. Data cover 377 country corridors worldwide, from 48 remittance sending countries to 111 receiving countries.

The calculation is based on the basic methodology, and non-transparent services are not considered when calculating the global average total cost.

More information available here

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Modified Date
2020-12-10
Release Date
Periodicity
Quarter
Identifier
90a34ea4-8a5c-11e6-ae22-56b6b64033
Temporal Coverage

2011 - 2020

License
License Not Specified
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Acronym: 
RPW
Type: 
Languages Supported: 
Terms of Use: 
Number of Economies: 
137
Update Frequency: 
Is this dataset a subscription: 
No
Update Schedule: 
March, June, September, December
Data Classification of a Dataset: 
Source Type: 
Start Date: 
Saturday, January 1, 2011
End Date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
EFN
Release Date: 
Thursday, August 19, 2010
Last Updated Date: 
Monday, December 7, 2020
citation text: 
Beyond Altruism and Self-interest: The Growing Importance of External Factors in the Determination of Remittances Flowing to Latin America
Granularity: 
Citation Text: 
Remittance Prices Worldwide, World Bank Group
Modified date: 
18603
Primary Dataset: 
Yes

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