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Regional tables.

The country composition of regions is based on the World Bank's analytical regions and may differ from common geographic usage.

East Asia and Pacific (developing only: 23)

American Samoa, Cambodia, China, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam

Europe and Central Asia (developing only: 26)

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, (1) Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, (1) the Slovak Republic, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

Latin America and the Caribbean (developing only: 29)

Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Uruguay, Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela

Middle East and North Africa (developing only: 14)

Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Syria, Tunisia, West Bank and Gaza, the Republic of Yemen

South Asia (8)

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Sub-Saharan Africa (47)

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, the Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

East Asia and Pacific
Population (millions, 2006) 1,900
Population growth (avg. annual %, 1997-2006) 0.9
Population density (people per sq. km, 2006) 120
Labor force (millions, 2006) 1,076
Urban population (% of pop., 2006) 42.3
Age dependency ratio (2006) 0.44
Surface area (1,000 sq. km, 2006) 16,300
GNI ($ billions, 2006) 3,647
GNI per capita, Atlas method ($, 2006) 1,863
GDP growth (avg. annual %, 2002-06) 8.8
Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line 9.1
 (% of pop., 2004)


Migration

EMIGRATION, 2005

* Stock of emigrants: 19.3 million or 1.0 percent of population

* Top 10 emigration countries: China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia

* Identified destinations: high-income OECD countries (50.0 percent), high-income non-OECD countries (27.3 percent), intra-regional (13.1 percent), other developing countries (1.1 percent); unidentified (8.5 percent)

* Top 10 migration corridors: the Philippines--the United States, China--the United States, Vietnam--the United States, Malaysia--Singapore, Indonesia--Malaysia, China--Singapore, the Philippines--Saudi Arabia, China--Japan, China--Canada, Indonesia--Saudi Arabia

SKILLED EMIGRATION, 2000

* Emigration rate of tertiary educated (top 10 countries): Tonga (74.2 percent), Samoa (66.6 percent), Fiji (58.7 percent), the Marshall Islands (41.0 percent), Vietnam (39.0 percent), the Federated States of Micronesia (36.4 percent), Palau (30.0 percent), Papua New Guinea (28.2 percent), Kiribati (24.9 percent), the Philippines (14.8 percent)

* Emigration of physicians: 19,071 or 0.8 percent of physicians trained in the region

IMMIGRATION, 2005

* Stock of immigrants: 4.4 million or 0.2 percent of population (compared to 190.6 million or 3.0 percent for the world)

* Females as percentage of immigrants: 48.1 percent (compared to 49.6 percent for the world)

* Refugees as percentage of immigrants: 10.8 percent (compared to 7.1 percent for the world)

* Top 10 immigration countries: Malaysia, Thailand, China, the Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Papua New Guinea, Lao PDR
Remittances

US$ billions 1995 2000 2001 2002 2003

Inward
remittance flows 9.7 16.7 20.1 29.5 35.4
All developing
 countries 57.5 84.5 95.6 115.9 143.6

Outward
remittance flows 1.6 1.7 2.0 5.4 5.5
All developing
 countries 12.4 11.5 13.6 20.4 23.8

US$ billions 2004 2005 2006 2007

Inward
remittance flows 39.1 46.6 52.8 (a) 58.0
All developing
 countries 161.3 191.2 221.3 239.7

Outward
remittance flows 8.4 9.9 10.4 (b)
All developing
 countries 30.9 36.0 44.2

(a.) 1.5% of GDP in 2006.

(b.) 0.3% of GDP in 2006.

* Top 10 remittance recipients in 2007: China ($25.7 bn), the
Philippines ($17.0 bn), Indonesia ($6.0 bn), Viet- nam ($5.0 bn),
Thailand ($1.7 bn), Malaysia ($1.7 bn), Cambodia ($0.3 bn), Mongolia
($0.2 bn), Fiji ($0.2 bn), Myanmar ($0.1 bn).

* Top 10 remittance recipients in 2006 (percentage of GDP): Tonga
(32.3%), the Philippines (13.0%), Kiribati (9.9%), Vietnam (7.9%),
Mongolia (6.8%), the Solomon Islands (6.3%), Fiji (5.8%), Cambodia
(4.1%), Vanuatu (2.8%), Indonesia (1.6%).


Europe and Central Asia
Population (millions, 2006) 460
Population growth (avg. annual %, 1997-2006) 0.2
Population density (people per sq. km, 2006) 20
Labor force (millions, 2006) 210
Urban population (% of pop., 2006) 63.8
Age dependency ratio (2006) 0.46
Surface area (1,000 sq. km, 2006) 24,114
GNI ($ billions, 2006) 2,421
GNI per capita, Atlas method ($, 2006) 4,796
GDP growth (avg. annual %, 2002-06) 6.2
Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line 1.0
 (% of pop., 2004)


Migration

EMIGRATION, 2005

* Stock of emigrants: 47.6 million or 10.0 percent of population

* Top 10 emigration countries: Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Poland, Serbia and Montenegro, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Azerbaijan.

* Identified destinations: high-income OECD countries (28.5 percent), high-income non-OECD countries (5.3 percent), intra-regional (57.6 percent), other developing countries (0.2 percent); unidentified (8.5 percent)

* Top 10 migration corridors: Russia--Ukraine, Ukraine--Russia, Turkey--Germany, Kazakhstan--Russia, Russia--Kazakhstan, Belarus--Russia, Uzbekistan--Russia, Serbia and Montenegro--Germany, Azerbaijan--Russia, Russia--Belarus

SKILLED EMIGRATION, 2000

* Emigration rate of tertiary educated (top 10 countries): Croatia (29.4 percent), Bosnia and Herzegovina (28.6 percent), FYR Macedonia (20.9 percent), Albania (20.0 percent), Serbia and Montenegro (17.4 percent), the Slovak Republic (15.3 percent), Romania (14.1 percent), Estonia (13.9 percent), Poland (12.3 percent), Hungary (12.1 percent)

* Emigration of physicians: 19,555 or 1.3 percent of physicians trained in the region

IMMIGRATION, 2005

* Stock of immigrants: 31.1 million or 6.5 percent of population (compared to 190.6 million or 3.0 percent for the world)

* Females as percentage of immigrants: 57.2 percent (compared to 49.6 percent for the world)

* Refugees as percentage of immigrants: 2.2 percent (compared to 7.1 percent for the world)

* Top 10 immigration countries: Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Poland, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro, the Czech Republic
Remittances

US$ billions 1995 2005 2001 2002 2003

Inward
remittance flows 7.9 13.1 12.7 14.0 16.7
All developing
 countries 57.5 84.5 95.6 115.9 143.6

Outward
remittance flows 4.9 2.4 3.3 3.9 5.2
All developing
 countries 12.4 11.5 13.6 20.4 23.8

US$ billions 2004 2005 2006 2007

Inward
remittance flows 21.1 29.5 35.1 (a) 38.6
All developing
 countries 161.3 191.2 221.3 239.7

Outward
remittance flows 8.1 11.0 17.4 (b)
All developing
 countries 30.9 36.0 44.2

(a.) 1.4% of GDP in 2006.

(b.) 0.7% of GDP in 2006.

* Top 10 remittance recipients in 2007: Romania ($6.8 bn), Poland
($5.0 bn), Serbia and Montenegro ($4.9 bn), Russia ($4.0 bn), Bosnia
and Herzegovina ($1.9 bn), Bulgaria ($1.9 bn), Croatia ($1.8 bn),
Albania ($1.5 bn), Armenia ($1.3 bn), Tajikistan ($1.3 bn).

* Top 10 remittance recipients in 2006 (percentage of GDP): Tajikistan
(36.2%), Moldova (36.2%), the Kyrgyz Repub- lic (27.4%), Armenia
(18.3%), Bosnia and Herzegovina (17.2%), Albania (14.9%), Serbia and
Montenegro (13.8%), Georgia (6.4%), Romania (5.5%), Bulgaria (5.4%).


Latin America and the Caribbean
Population (millions, 2006) 556
Population growth (avg. annual %, 1997-2006) 1.4
Population density (people per sq. km, 2006) 28
Labor force (millions, 2006) 257
Urban population (% of pop., 2006) 77.7
Age dependency ratio (2006) 0.56
Surface area (1,000 sq. km, 2006) 20,415
GNI ($ billions, 2006) 2,860
GNI per capita, Atlas method ($, 2006) 4,767
GDP growth (avg. annual %, 2002-06) 3.6
Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line 8.6
 (% of pop., 2004)


Migration

EMIGRATION, 2005

* Stock of emigrants: 28.3 million or 5.1 percent of population

* Top 10 emigration countries: Mexico, Colombia, Cuba, Brazil, El Salvador, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Ecuador, Peru, Haiti

* Identified destinations: high-income OECD countries (79.0 percent), high-income non-OECD countries (0.6 percent), intra-regional (11.9 percent), other developing countries (0.05 percent); unidentified (8.5 percent)

* Top 10 migration corridors: Mexico-the United States, Cuba-the United States, El Salvador-the United States, the Dominican Republic-the United States, Jamaica-the United States, Colombia-Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela, Colombia-the United States, Guatemala-the United States, Ecuador-Spain, Haiti-the United States

SKILLED EMIGRATION, 2000

* Emigration rate of tertiary educated (top 10 countries): Suriname (89.9 percent), Guyana (85.9 percent), Jamaica (82.5 percent), Haiti (81.6 percent), Trinidad and Tobago (78.4 percent), St. Kitts and Nevis (71.8 percent), Grenada (66.7 percent), Barbados (61.4 percent), Dominica (58.9 percent), St. Vincent (56.8 percent)

* Emigration of physicians: 21,208 or 2.4 percent of physicians trained in the region

IMMIGRATION, 2005

* Stock of immigrants: 5.8 million or 1.0 percent of population (compared to 190.6 million or 3.0 percent for the world)

* Females as percentage of immigrants: 50.0 percent (compared to 49.6 percent for the world)

* Refugees as percentage of immigrants: 0.6 percent (compared to 7.1 percent for the world)

* Top 10 immigration countries: Argentina, Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela, Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, Chile, Paraguay, the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Bolivia
Remittances

US$ billions 1995 2000 2001 2002 2003

Inward
remittance flows 13.3 20.0 24.2 27.9 34.8
All developing
 countries 57.5 84.5 95.6 115.9 143.6

Outward
remittance flows 1.1 2.0 2.4 1.9 1.8
All developing
 countries 12.4 11.5 13.6 20.4 23.8

US$ billions 2004 2005 2006 2007

Inward
remittance flows 41.3 48.6 56.5 (a) 59.9
All developing
 countries 161.3 191.2 221.3 239.7

Outward
remittance flows 2.0 2.3 2.6 (b)
All developing
 countries 30.9 36.0 44.2

(a.) 1.9% of GDP in 2006.

(b.) 0.1% of GDP in 2006.

* Top 10 remittance recipients in 2007: Mexico ($25.0 bn), Colombia
($4.6 bn), Brazil ($4.5 bn), Guatemala ($4.1 bn), El Salvador ($3.6
bn), the Dominican Republic ($3.2 bn), Ecuador ($3.2 bn), Honduras
($2.6 bn), Jamaica ($2.0 bn), Peru ($2.0 bn).

* Top 10 remittance recipients in 2006 (percentage of GDP): Honduras
(25.6%), Guyana (24.3%), Haiti (21.6%), Jamaica (18.5%), El Salvador
(18.2%), Nicaragua (12.2%), Guatemala (10.3%), the Dominican Republic
(10.0%), Ecuador (7.2%), Bolivia (5.5%).


Middle East and North Africa
Population (millions, 2006) 311
Population growth (avg. annual %, 1997-2006) 1.9
Population density (people per sq. km, 2006) 35
Labor force (millions, 2006) 112
Urban population (% of pop., 2006) 57.4
Age dependency ratio (2006) 0.60
Surface area (1,000 sq. km, 2006) 8,990
GNI ($ billions, 2006) 811
GNI per capita, Atlas method ($, 2006) 2,481
GDP growth (avg. annual %, 2002-06) 4.3
Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line 1.5
 (% of pop., 2004)


Migration

EMIGRATION, 2005

* Stock of emigrants: 12.9 million or 4.2 percent of population

* Top 10 emigration countries: Morocco, Egypt, Algeria, Iraq, the Islamic Republic of Iran, West Bank and Gaza, Jordan, Tunisia, Lebanon, the Republic of Yemen

* Identified destinations: high-income OECD countries (52.2 percent), high-income non-OECD countries (21.3 percent), intra-regional (16.3 percent), other developing countries (1.7 percent); unidentified (8.5 percent)

* Top 10 migration corridors: Afghanistan-the Islamic Republic of Iran, Algeria-France, Egypt-Saudi Arabia, Morocco-France, Morocco-Spain, West Bank and Gaza-Syria, Israel-West Bank and Gaza, the Republic of Yemen-Saudi Arabia, Tunisia-France, Egypt-Libya

SKILLED EMIGRATION, 2000

* Emigration rate of tertiary educated (top 10 countries): Lebanon (29.7 percent), Djibouti (17.8 percent), the Islamic Republic of Iran (13.1 percent), Morocco (10.3 percent), Tunisia (9.6 percent), Iraq (9.1 percent), Algeria (6.5 percent), Jordan (6.4 percent), the Republic of Yemen, (5.7 percent), Syria (5.2 percent)

* Emigration of physicians: 15,974 or 4.7 percent of physicians trained in the region

IMMIGRATION, 2005

* Stock of immigrants: 9.6 million or 3.1 percent of population (compared to 190.6 million or 3.0 percent for the world)

* Females as percentage of immigrants: 43.4 percent (compared to 49.6 percent for the world)

* Refugees as percentage of immigrants: 59.9 percent (compared to 7.1 percent for the world)

* Top 10 immigration countries: Jordan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, West Bank and Gaza, Syria, Lebanon, Oman, Libya, the Republic of Yemen, Algeria, Egypt
Remittances

US$ billions 1995 2000 2001 2002 2003

Inward
remittance flows 13.4 12.9 14.7 15.3 20.4
All developing
 countries 57.5 84.5 95.6 115.9 143.6

Outward
remittance flows 2.2 2.3 2.6 5.2 6.9
All developing
 countries 12.4 11.5 13.6 20.4 23.8

US$ billions 2004 2005 2006 2007

Inward
remittance flows 23.1 24.2 26.7 (a) 28.5
All developing
 countries 161.3 191.2 221.3 239.7

Outward
remittance flows 7.3 7.8 8.8 (b)
All developing
 countries 30.9 36.0 44.2

(a.) 3.9% of GDP in 2006.

(b.) 2.6% of GDP in 2006.

* Top 10 remittance recipients in 2007: Egypt ($5.9 bn), Morocco ($5.7
bn), Lebanon ($5.5 bn), Jordan ($2.9 bn), Algeria ($2.9 bn), Tunisia
($1.7 bn), the Republic of Yemen ($1.3 bn), the Islamic Republic of
Iran ($1.1 bn), Syria ($0.8 bn), West Bank and Gaza ($0.6 bn).

* Top 10 remittance recipients in 2006 (percentage of GDP): Lebanon
(22.8%), Jordan (20.3%), West Bank and Gaza (14.7%), Morocco (9.5%),
the Republic of Yemen (6.7%), Tunisia (5.0%), Egypt (5.0%), Djibouti
(3.8%), Syria (2.3%), Algeria (2.2%).


South Asia
Population (millions, 2006) 1,493
Population growth (avg. annual %, 1997-2006) 1.7
Population density (people per sq. km, 2006) 312
Labor force (millions, 2006) 597
Urban population (% of pop., 2006) 28.8
Age dependency ratio (2006) 0.61
Surface area (1,000 sq. km, 2006) 5,140
GNI ($ billions, 2006) 1,138
GNI per capita, Atlas method ($, 2006) 766
GDP growth (avg. annual %, 2002-06) 7.3
Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line 30.8
 (% of pop., 2004)


Migration

EMIGRATION, 2005

* Stock of emigrants: 22.1 million or 1.5 percent of population

* Top 5 emigration countries: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka

* Identified destinations: high-income OECD countries (20.3 percent), high-income non-OECD countries (25.3 percent), intra-regional (34.5 percent), other developing countries (11.4 percent); unidentified (8.5 percent)

* Top 5 migration corridors: Bangladesh-India, India-the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan-the Islamic Republic of Iran, India-Saudi Arabia, Pakistan-India

SKILLED EMIGRATION, 2000

* Emigration rate of tertiary educated (top 5 countries): Sri Lanka (27.5 percent), Afghanistan (13.2 percent), Pakistan (9.2 percent), Bangladesh (4.7 percent), India (4.2 percent)

* Emigration of physicians: 27,508 or 4.1 percent of physicians trained in the region

IMMIGRATION, 2005

* Stock of immigrants: 11.2 million or 0.8 percent of population (compared to 190.6 million or 3.0 percent for the world)

* Females as percentage of immigrants: 45.3 percent (compared to 49.6 percent for the world)

* Refugees as percentage of immigrants: 10.7 percent (compared to 7.1 percent for the world)

* Top 5 immigration countries: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka
Remittances

US$ billions 1995 2000 2001 2002 2003

Inward
remittance flows 10.0 17.2 19.2 24.1 30.4
All developing
 countries 57.5 84.5 95.6 115.9 143.6

Outward
remittance flows 0.5 0.6 1.0 1.5 1.6
All developing
 countries 12.4 11.5 13.6 20.4 23.8

US$ billions 2004 2005 2006 2007

Inward
remittance flows 28.7 33.1 39.8 (a) 43.8
All developing
 countries 161.3 191.2 221.3 239.7

Outward
remittance flows 2.0 1.7 2.0 (b)
All developing
 countries 30.9 36.0 44.2

(a.) 3.5% of GDP in 2006.

(b.) 0.2% of GDP in 2006.

* Top 5 remittance recipients in 2007: India ($27.0 bn), Bangladesh
($6.4 bn), Pakistan ($6.1 bn), Sri Lanka ($2.7 bn), Nepal ($1.6 bn).

* Top 5 remittance recipients in 2006 (percentage of GDP): Nepal
(18.0%), Bangladesh (8.8%), Sri Lanka (8.7%), Pakistan (4.0%), India
(2.8%).


Sub-Saharan Africa
Population (millions, 2006) 770
Population growth (avg. annual %, 1997-2006) 2.5
Population density (people per sq. km, 2006) 33
Labor force (millions, 2006) 317
Urban population (% of pop., 2006) 35.9
Age dependency ratio (2006) 0.88
Surface area (1,000 sq. km, 2006) 24,265
GNI ($ billions, 2006) 668
GNI per capita, Atlas method ($, 2006) 842
GDP growth (avg. annual %, 2002-06) 4.9
Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line 41.1
 (% of pop., 2004)


Migration

EMIGRATION, 2005

* Stock of emigrants: 15.9 million or 2.1 percent of population

* Top 10 emigration countries: Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Eritrea, Nigeria, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of

Congo

* Identified destinations: high-income OECD countries (25.2 percent), high-income non-OECD countries (2.9 percent), intra-regional (63.2 percent), other developing countries (0.2 percent); unidentified (8.5 percent)

* Top 10 migration corridors: Burkina Faso-Cote d'lvoire, Zimbabwe-South Africa, Mali-Cote d'lvoire, Eritrea-Sudan, Ghana-Cote d'lvoire, MaliBurkina Faso, Eritrea-Ethiopia, Mozambique-South Africa, Sudan-Saudi Arabia, Lesotho-South Africa

SKILLED EMIGRATION, 2000

* Emigration rate of tertiary educated (top 10 countries): Cape Verde (69.1 percent), The Gambia (64.7 percent), Seychelles (58.6 percent), Somalia (58.6 percent), Mauritius (48.0 percent), Eritrea (45.8 percent), Ghana (42.9 percent), Mozambique (42.0 percent), Sierra Leone (41.0 percent), Liberia (37.4 percent)

* Emigration of physicians:

a) 9,425 or 8.8 percent of physicians trained in the region (Source: Docquier and Bhargava 2006)

b) 36,653 or 28 percent of physicians trained in the region (Source: Clemens and Pettersson 2006)

* Emigration of nurses: 53,298 or 11 percent of nurses trained in the region

IMMIGRATION, 2005

* Stock of immigrants: 15.7 million or 2.1 percent of population (compared to 190.6 million or 3.0 percent for the world)

* Females as percentage of immigrants: 47.9 percent (compared to 49.6 percent for the world)

* Refugees as percentage of immigrants: 17.4 percent (compared to 7.1 percent for the world)

* Top 10 immigration countries: Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Burkina Faso, Sudan, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda

(1) Serbia and Montenegro became separate countries in 2006; however, we report them jointly in this Factbook since the historical statistics of the two countries were combined.
Remittances

US$ billions 1995 2000 2001 2002 2003

Inward
remittance flows 3.2 4.6 4.7 5.0 6.0
All developing
 countries 57.5 84.5 95.6 115.9 143.6

Outward
remittance flows 2.0 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.8
All developing
 countries 12.4 11.5 13.6 20.4 23.8

US$ billions 2004 2005 2006 2007

Inward
remittance flows 8.0 9.3 10.3 (a) 10.8
All developing
 countries 161.3 191.2 221.3 239.7

Outward
remittance flows 3.0 3.3 2.9 (b)
All developing
 countries 30.9 36.0 44.2

(a.) 1.6% of GDP in 2006.

(b.) 0.4% of GDP in 2006.

* Top 10 remittance recipients in 2007: Nigeria ($3.3 bn), Kenya ($1.3
bn), Sudan ($1.2 bn), Senegal ($0.9 bn), Uganda ($0.9 bn), South
Africa ($0.7 bn), Lesotho ($0.4 bn), Mauritius ($0.2 bn), Togo ($0.2
bn), Mali ($0.2 bn).

* Top 10 remittance recipients in 2006 (percentage of GDP): Lesotho
(24.5%), Gambia, The (12.5%), Cape Verde (12.0%), Guinea-Bissau
(9.2%), Uganda (8.7%), Togo (8.7%), Senegal (7.1%), Kenya (5.3%),
Swaziland (3.7%), Benin (3.6%).
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