Colombia Unemployment Rate  2001-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Colombia decreased to 8.50 percent in October from 9.20 percent in September of 2017. Unemployment Rate in Colombia averaged 11.55 percent from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 17.87 percent in January of 2002 and a record low of 7.30 percent in November of 2015.

Colombia Unemployment Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-29 03:15 PM Unemployment Rate 9.1% 9.7% 9.1% 9.5%
2017-10-27 04:00 PM Unemployment Rate 9.2% 9.1% 9.6%
2017-11-30 03:00 PM Unemployment Rate 8.5% 9.2% 9.0% 9.3%
2017-12-28 03:00 PM Unemployment Rate 8.5% 9.5%
2018-01-27 03:10 PM Unemployment Rate
2018-02-28 03:00 PM Unemployment Rate


Colombia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.50 9.20 17.87 7.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 2159.53 2276.03 3408.44 1791.64 Thousand [+]
Population 48.75 48.20 48.75 16.01 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.20 64.50 66.90 56.90 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1098000.00 1130500.00 1175100.00 1072300.00 COP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 776200.00 802800.00 821800.00 719700.00 COP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2499200.00 2505100.00 2525200.00 2479200.00 COP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 830100.00 808100.00 842800.00 808100.00 COP/Month [+]
Employed Persons 22397.00 22518.00 23092.39 15188.95 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 59.95 58.24 61.41 48.97 percent [+]


Colombia Unemployment Rate

In Colombia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Colombia Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Colombia Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.50 9.20 17.87 7.30 2001 - 2017 percent Monthly




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.38 Sep/17
Brazil 12.20 Oct/17
Italy 11.10 Oct/17
Turkey 10.60 Aug/17
France 9.70 Sep/17
Euro Area 8.80 Oct/17
Canada 5.90 Nov/17
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Australia 5.40 Oct/17
Russia 5.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 4.50 Oct/17
United Kingdom 4.30 Sep/17
United States 4.10 Nov/17
China 3.95 Sep/17
Germany 3.60 Oct/17
South Korea 3.60 Oct/17
Mexico 3.50 Oct/17
India 3.46 Dec/16
Switzerland 3.10 Nov/17
Japan 2.80 Oct/17