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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Colombia

Colombia Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 14.2 % Mar/21
Employed Persons 20801 Thousand Person | 20.801 Million Person Mar/21
Employment Rate  51.73 % Mar/21
Unemployed Persons 3437 Thousand Persons | 3.437 Million Persons Mar/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Colombia - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Colombia?

  • Unemployment Rate in Colombia decreased to 14.2 % in March 2021. 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
14.2 Mar/21 30.04.2021
15.9 Feb/21 31.03.2021
17.3 Jan/21 26.02.2021
13.4 Dec/20 29.01.2021
13.3 Nov/20 30.12.2020
14.7 Oct/20 31.10.2020
15.8 Sep/20 30.10.2020
16.8 Aug/20 30.09.2020


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 decreased to 20801 Thousand Person (20.801 Million Person) in March 2021. 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
20801 Mar/21 30.04.2021
20818 Feb/21 31.03.2021
19968 Jan/21 26.02.2021
21409 Dec/20 30.01.2021
21313 Nov/20 02.01.2021
20232 Oct/20 31.10.2020
20232 Sep/20 30.10.2020
19697 Aug/20 30.09.2020


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 51.73 % in March 2021. 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
51.73 Mar/21 30.04.2021
51.8 Feb/21 31.03.2021
49.8 Jan/21 26.02.2021
53.4 Dec/20 30.01.2021
53.23 Nov/20 02.01.2021
50.63 Oct/20 31.10.2020
50.6 Sep/20 30.10.2020
49.3 Aug/20 30.09.2020


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 decreased to 3437 Thousand Persons (3.437 Million Persons) in March 2021. 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
3437 Mar/21 30.04.2021
3931 Feb/21 31.03.2021
4167 Jan/21 26.02.2021
3305 Dec/20 30.01.2021
3273 Nov/20 02.01.2021
3788 Oct/20 31.10.2020
3788 Sep/20 30.10.2020
3965 Aug/20 30.09.2020


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 Mar/21 60.3 % 61.6
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 Mar/21 14.2 % 15.9
Panama 2019 7.1 % 6
Puerto Rico Mar/21 7.4 % 7.7
Honduras 2019 5.7 % 5.7
Brazil Feb/21 14.4 % 14.2
Chile Mar/21 12.1 % 10.3
Paraguay 4Q/20 7.2 % 8.2
Argentina 4Q/20 11 % 11.7
Canada Apr/21 8.1 % 7.5
Ecuador 4Q/20 6.1 % 8.6
Mexico Mar/21 3.9 % 4.4
Peru Mar/21 15.3 % 14.5
United States Apr/21 6.1 % 6
Uruguay Mar/21 9.7 % 11.1
Jamaica 4Q/20 10.7 % 12.6
Suriname 2020 11.2 % 7.4
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2019 7.7 % 9.4
Cameroon 2019 3.4 % 3.4
Cape Verde 2020 12.3 % 11.3
Cuba 2019 1.2 % 1.7
Dominican Republic 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.1
El Salvador 2019 6.3 % 6.4
Guyana 2019 11.9 % 11.9
Haiti 2019 13.5 % 13.5
Nicaragua 2Q/20 5.4 % 4.8
Trinidad and Tobago 1Q/19 4 % 3.5