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QUEATION NO.549 INDIANS SETTLED ABROAD

February 05, 2020

LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUEATION NO.549
TO BE ANSWERED ON 05.02.2020


INDIANS SETTLED ABROAD


549. SHRI PRASUN BANERJEE:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) the details of Indians currently settled abroad country-wise; and

(b) the estimate of the remittances they send back home?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
[SHRI V. MURALEEDHARAN]

(a) As per the data received from Indian Missions, there are an estimated 13.62 million Indian Nationals abroad. The country-wise data is attached.
AnnexureTamil.pdf

(b) As per the RBI data, during 2018-19, US$ 76.4 billion was received as remittances. During period 2019-20 (April-September), US$ 41.9 billion has been received.

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