Sending and receiving money across the world – remittances between countries

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on reddit
Share on email

The world bank publishes lot of interesting data and one about we are discussing is the remiitances between countries

Using the 2013 dataset, we come with the following visualizations.

Aggregating all the sending remiitances in millions of USD, we see that United States is the top country for sending remittances acros the world


Click on the above image to check the visualization in full scale.

And here is the Dashboard for interactive version

You can click on the green-yellow circle to zoom into and see the countries to which each sending countries is doing remittances and also the dollar volume.

Now, remittances cannot be just one way, right?

So we put all the countries into a Chord diagram to see how much volume each one is doing with others.

The below chord diagram shows the remittances that are over 5 billion USD


And here is the one with over 1 billion USD



Here is the live dashboard with chord diagrams showing remittances between countries

And finally we need to know who are the top senders and top receivers

No surprise here, the top sender of remittances is United States of America



And surprise, surprise….Who is the top receiver in aggregate?


Looks like Indians and Chinese are the top countries for receiving remittances. This simply means Indians and Chinese all around the world send lot of dough back to their country.

Custom Reports and Dashboards

We will build you a set of custom reports and dashboards
Best Offer

The Core Tools

Create dashboard for any Database

Data Visualizer and Dashboard Application
This is the best dashboard software for its price. One good thing we did was to hire their consulting services to build few dashboard prototypes and provide some quick dashboard training.
- Terry Seal, IL
We evaluated Xcelsius and Qlikview and the cost for organization to implement dashboards was quoted over 10,000 USD. For fraction of the above quoted price, we were able to buy the licenses for the web based dashboard software and get some free training. This is truly a dashboard software for small businesses like us.
IT Manager of a Trucking company, OH