India: Remittances, million USD: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for India from 1975 to 2016. The average value for India during that period was 18934.18 million U.S. dollars with a minumum of 429.88 million U.S. dollars in 1975 and a maximum of 66831.61 million U.S. dollars in 2014. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Remittances are the money sent home by people who work in a foreign country. These are, for example, the money sent to Mexico by Mexican workers in the U.S.
Definition: Personal transfers consist of all current transfers in cash or in kind made or received by resident households to or from nonresident households. Personal transfers thus include all current transfers between resident and nonresident individuals. Data are in current U.S. dollars.