Remittances

In this section, West selects the most up-to-date news, accompanied by regulations, data and studies regarding immigrant remittances: the various money transfers that immigrant workers abroad make to their family and relatives back in their country of origin.

Data on immigration in Europe

2015.01.06

How many immigrants are there in the EU? According to the latest available data (January 2016) there are 55,8 million immigrants in Europe. (Source) Of the total number of immigrants in Europe (EU) how many are ...

Data on immigration in Italy

2015.01.06

How many immigrants are there in Italy? According to the latest available data (January 2016), there are 5,026,153 immigrants in Italy. (Source) Of the total number of immigrants in Italy, how many are from non-EU countries? According to ...

Money transfer strangling African immigrants

2014.04.23

For African immigrants, the cost of sending remittances home is the highest in the world. On average they are paying commission of 12% to send home $200 – twice the global average. Money transfer ...