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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Colombia

Colombia Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 10.3 % Dec/22
Employed Persons 22606 Thousand Person | 22.606 Million Person Oct/22
Employment Rate  57.4 % Nov/22
Unemployed Persons 2572 Thousand Persons | 2.572 Million Persons Dec/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Colombia - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Colombia?

  • Unemployment Rate in Colombia increased to 10.3 % in December 2022. The maximum rate was 21.4 % and minimum was 7.3 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Administrative Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
10.3 Dec/22 31.01.2023
9.5 Nov/22 30.12.2022
9.9 Oct/22 30.11.2022
10.7 Sep/22 31.10.2022
10.6 Aug/22 30.09.2022
11 Jul/22 31.08.2022
11.26 Jun/22 29.07.2022
10.6 May/22 30.06.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Colombia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Juan Santos 07.08.2010 - 07.08.2018 8.7000 9.5000 11.8000 8.4000 9.20%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Colombia - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Colombia?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Colombia increased to 22606 Thousand Person (22.606 Million Person) in October 2022. The maximum rate was 23098 Thousand Person and minimum was 15189 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by National Administrative Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
22606 Oct/22 30.11.2022
22389 Sep/22 12.11.2022
22160 Aug/22 30.09.2022
22055 Jul/22 17.09.2022
22023 Jun/22 29.07.2022
22185 May/22 30.06.2022
21957 Apr/22 31.05.2022
21680 Mar/22 29.04.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Colombia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Colombia - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Colombia?

  • Employment Rate in Colombia decreased to 57.4 % in November 2022. The maximum rate was 61.41 % and minimum was 41.57 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Administrative Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
57.4 Nov/22 31.01.2023
57.7 Oct/22 30.11.2022
57.25 Sep/22 12.11.2022
56.7 Aug/22 30.09.2022
56.53 Jul/22 17.09.2022
56.5 Jun/22 29.07.2022
56.99 May/22 30.06.2022
56.47 Apr/22 31.05.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Colombia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Colombia - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Colombia?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Colombia increased to 2572 Thousand Persons (2.572 Million Persons) in December 2022. The maximum rate was 4694 Thousand Persons and minimum was 1792 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by National Administrative Department of Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
2572 Dec/22 01.02.2023
2434 Oct/22 30.11.2022
2696 Sep/22 12.11.2022
2636 Aug/22 30.09.2022
2723 Jul/22 17.09.2022
2795 Jun/22 29.07.2022
2644 May/22 30.06.2022
2761 Apr/22 31.05.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Colombia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Colombia

Index Updated Actual Previous
Labor Force Participation Rate Dec/22 63.8 % 63.4
Living Wage Individual 2018 208.502 USD/Month 199.011
Wages High Skilled 2018 692.608 USD/Month 667.468
Wages Low Skilled  2018 239.8 USD/Month 222.125

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia Dec/22 10.3 % 9.5
Panama 2021 14.5 % 18.5
Puerto Rico Dec/22 6 % 6.2
Honduras 2021 8.6 % 10.9
Brazil Nov/22 8.1 % 8.3
Chile Dec/22 7.9 % 7.9
Paraguay 2Q/22 6.7 % 8.5
Argentina 3Q/22 7.1 % 6.9
Canada Dec/22 5 % 5.1
Ecuador 3Q/22 4.7 % 5.3
Mexico Dec/22 2.8 % 2.8
Peru Dec/22 7.1 % 7.6
United States Jan/23 3.4 % 3.5
Uruguay Dec/22 7.9 % 7.8
Jamaica 3Q/22 6.6 % 6
Suriname 2021 10.1 % 9.8
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2021 10.2 % 13.7
Cameroon 2021 3.9 % 3.8
Cape Verde 2021 14.5 % 14.5
Cuba 2021 2.8 % 2.6
Dominican Republic 3Q/22 4.8 % 5.2
El Salvador 2021 7.2 % 6.9
Guyana 2021 14.5 % 15.4
Haiti 2021 15.7 % 15.5
Nicaragua 2Q/22 3.1 % 3.8
Trinidad and Tobago 3Q/22 5.4 % 4.5