Remittances: how much money do migrants send home?

According to the World Bank migrants send home three times more money than countries receive in development aid. The Guardian build an interactive map visualization of the remittances (money sent home by migrants to family and friends) that allows the users to explore the World Bank's latest estimates of how much money is sent, and where, and take a deeper look at the impact of remittances in Ghana, Liberia, Tajikistan, and Bangladesh.