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.
This is based on the 2011 Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas statistics.
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.
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%).