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How much money is sent to Bhutan from the US?

In 2017, Bhutan received almost $0.09M in remittances from the US.

United States sent about $0.09M in remittances to Bhutan in 2017. In 2019, remittances made up about 1.66% of Bhutan’s GDP, according to data from the World Bank Group. When sending money from United States to Bhutan, you’ll often find the best deal by shopping around and comparing as many money transfer providers as possible.

Remittance to Bhutan by the numbers

Data on remittances includes transfers sent through money transfer services, banks and similar services. Examples of these types of providers can be found in our money transfer comparison table.

Top 5 countries that send money to Bhutan

This table uses World Bank Group data from 2017.
Country Amount sent
Nepal $34.74M
India $2.95M
Australia $0.94M
Denmark $0.36M
China $0.26M

Top 5 countries that Bhutan sends money to

This table uses World Bank Group data from 2017.
Country Amount received
India $185.88M
China $5.53M
Nepal $1.49M
Japan $0.61M
France $0.41M

Remittances to and from Bhutan by year

As global and domestic circumstances change, many countries find their incoming and outgoing remittances shifting year by year. Use our table and graph to get an idea of whether remittances to Bhutan are trending up or down, based on data from at least the last decade.

Bhutan’s outgoing remittances from 2009 to 2018

This table uses World Bank Group data from 2018.
Year Bhutan outgoing remittances (in millions)
2009 $50,723.00M
2010 $50,776.00M
2011 $50,556.00M
2012 $52,652.00M
2013 $55,669.00M
2014 $58,882.00M
2015 $61,859.00M
2016 $64,705.00M
2017 $67,390.00M
2018 $68,472.00M

Bhutan's incoming remittances from 2010 to 2019

This table uses World Bank Group data from 2019.
Year Bhutan incoming remittances (in millions)
2010 $5,930.00M
2011 $6,104.00M
2012 $6,303.00M
2013 $6,613.00M
2014 $6,503.00M
2015 $6,578.00M
2016 $6,330.00M
2017 $6,126.00M
2018 $6,668.00M
2019 $6,881.38M

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Bottom line

Global economies shift over time, so the country that might be the largest remittance sender to Bhutan this year may not be the largest next year. If you’re looking to send money to loved ones or businesses in Bhutan, compare your options to save both money and time.
Source: World Bank Migrations and Remittances Data, November 2017

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