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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Colombia

Colombia Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 12.1 % Mar/22
Employed Persons 21680 Thousand Person | 21.68 Million Person Mar/22
Employment Rate  55.82 % Mar/22
Unemployed Persons 2990 Thousand Persons | 2.99 Million Persons Mar/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Colombia - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Colombia?

  • Unemployment Rate in Colombia decreased to 12.1 % in March 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
12.1 Mar/22 29.04.2022
12.91 Feb/22 31.03.2022
14.65 Jan/22 28.02.2022
11.01 Dec/21 31.01.2022
10.8 Nov/21 18.01.2022
12.3 Aug/21 30.09.2021
14.3 Jul/21 31.08.2021
14.4 Jun/21 30.07.2021


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 21680 Thousand Person (21.68 Million Person) in March 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
21680 Mar/22 29.04.2022
21681 Feb/22 31.03.2022
20696 Jan/22 28.02.2022
21594 Dec/21 31.01.2022
21849 Nov/21 18.01.2022
21692 Aug/21 30.09.2021
20902 Jul/21 31.08.2021
20628 Jun/21 07.08.2021


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 55.82 % in March 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
55.82 Mar/22 29.04.2022
55.88 Feb/22 31.03.2022
53.41 Jan/22 28.02.2022
53.2 Dec/21 31.01.2022
53.9 Nov/21 18.01.2022
53.67 Aug/21 30.09.2021
51.77 Jul/21 31.08.2021
51.14 Jun/21 07.08.2021


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 2990 Thousand Persons (2.99 Million Persons) in March 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
2990 Mar/22 29.04.2022
3213 Feb/22 31.03.2022
3552 Jan/22 28.02.2022
2671 Dec/21 31.01.2022
2653 Nov/21 18.01.2022
3051 Aug/21 30.09.2021
3485 Jul/21 31.08.2021
3471 Jun/21 07.08.2021


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 Feb/22 64.2 % 62.6
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/22 12.1 % 12.9
Panama 2020 18.5 % 7.1
Puerto Rico Apr/22 5.8 % 5.8
Honduras 2020 10.9 % 5.7
Brazil Mar/22 11.1 % 11.2
Chile Mar/22 7.8 % 7.5
Paraguay 4Q/21 6.8 % 6.5
Argentina 4Q/21 7 % 8.2
Canada Apr/22 5.2 % 5.3
Ecuador 3Q/21 6.6 % 7.4
Mexico Mar/22 3 % 3.7
Peru Apr/22 8.3 % 9.4
United States Apr/22 3.6 % 3.6
Uruguay Mar/22 7.7 % 7.3
Jamaica 1Q/22 6.2 % 7.1
Suriname 2020 11.2 % 7.4
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2020 13.7 % 7.7
Cameroon 2021 3.9 % 3.8
Cape Verde 2020 14.5 % 11.3
Cuba 2020 3.87 % 1.2
Dominican Republic 2Q/21 7.6 % 8
El Salvador 2020 6.9 % 6.3
Guyana 2020 15.8 % 11.9
Haiti 2020 14.5 % 13.5
Nicaragua 4Q/21 3.7 % 4.3
Trinidad and Tobago 4Q/20 7.2 % 6.1