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How much money is sent to North Macedonia from the US?

In 2017, North Macedonia received almost $47.63M in remittances from the US.

United States sent about $47.63M in remittances to North Macedonia in 2017. In 2019, remittances made up about 2.5% of North Macedonia’s GDP, according to data from the World Bank Group. When sending money from United States to North Macedonia, you’ll often find the best deal by shopping around and comparing as many money transfer providers as possible.

Remittance to North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia

This table uses World Bank Group data from 2017.
Country Amount sent
Germany $58.92M
the US $47.63M
Turkey $38.84M
Italy $34.14M
Switzerland $31.20M

Top 5 countries that North Macedonia sends money to

This table uses World Bank Group data from 2017.
Country Amount received
Serbia $42.23M
Albania $24.87M
Turkey $22.60M
Montenegro $12.70M
Egypt, Arab Rep. $9.27M

Remittances to and from North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia are trending up or down, based on data from at least the last decade.

North Macedonia’s outgoing remittances from 2009 to 2018

This table uses World Bank Group data from 2018.
Year North Macedonia 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

North Macedonia's incoming remittances from 2010 to 2019

This table uses World Bank Group data from 2019.
Year North Macedonia 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 North Macedonia this year may not be the largest next year. If you’re looking to send money to loved ones or businesses in North Macedonia, compare your options to save both money and time.
Source: World Bank Migrations and Remittances Data, November 2017

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