CDMX.- Estimates of the Center for Latin American Monetary Studies (CEMLA) indicate that during 2022, remittances per receiving household in Mexico amounted to an average of 11,923 dollars annually, which represents a figure of 994 dollars per month.
The new report indicates that the most benefited households are those in the West and Bajío region with 12,995 dollars per year, about 1,083 dollars monthly.
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This document also calculates the annual remittance per adult recipient, which was 5,257 dollars per year in 2022, which was 438 dollars per month.
CEMLA reports that last year, the total remittances sent by countrymen from abroad was 58,510 million dollars, equivalent to 4 percentage points of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
The center also indicates that 13.6% of households received it, that is, one in every eight households, but in the Western and Bajío region it was much larger with 21.8 percent of households that received remittances, equivalent to one in every five homes.
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The report points out that income from remittances in 2022 was equivalent to 5.6 percentage points of private consumption, but only 13.6% of households had this income.
This implies that remittances were the source of financing for 41.2 percent of the consumption expenditure of Mexican households receiving these resources from abroad.