This is based on the 2011 Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas statistics.In 2012, approximately 80% of the remittances came from only 7 countries—United States and Canada, the United Kingdom, UAE and Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Japan.
Even for skilled workers, such as housemaids and other laborers are well-compensated in abroad than the professionals in the home country.
The male OFWs remitted a total amount of 81.21 billion pesos while the female OFWs 38.94 billion pesos.
There are more male OFWs (51.7% of all OFWs) than female OFWs (48.3%).
14% of the Philippines’ Gross Domestic Product are remittances from overseas Filipino workers, making them as the largest contributors to the Philippine economy.
Remittances of OFW reaches to 20,116,992 in thousand US Dollars wherein 15,776,576 for land based and 4,340,416 for sea based.
Among occupation groups, the remittance sent by professionals comprised the largest remittance amounting to 24.8 billion pesos or an average remittance of 109 thousand pesos per OFW.Laborers and unskilled workers, and plant and machine operators and assemblers remitted an amount of 19.6 billion pesos and 19.0 billion pesos, respectively.Filipino is 100% free Filipino service to help single women and men, guys or ladies in Philippines or in the West find online love and relationship.It takes you about 25 seconds to register for a profile. After that, you can fill out all other fields if you want to. Our Filipino online dating website do not allow adult images / pictures / photos, we will remove your profile immediately if you post such pictures.