Employment Rate in Colombia increased to 49.30 percent in August from 45.10 percent in July of 2020. source: Dane, Colombia

Employment Rate in Colombia averaged 55.14 percent from 2001 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 61.41 percent in October of 2015 and a record low of 41.57 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Colombia Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Colombia Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Employment Rate in Colombia is expected to be 49.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Colombia to stand at 51.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Colombia Employment Rate is projected to trend around 52.00 percent in 2021 and 54.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Colombia Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49.30 45.10 61.41 41.57 2001 - 2020 percent Monthly

Colombia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 16.80 20.20 21.40 7.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 3965.00 4558.88 4693.93 1791.64 Thousand [+]
Population 50.37 49.83 50.37 16.01 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.30 56.50 66.90 51.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 19697.00 17983.56 23098.02 15188.95 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 49.30 45.10 61.41 41.57 percent [+]

Colombia Employment Rate
In Colombia, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population.