Unemployment Rate in Colombia increased to 10.70 percent in September from 10.60 percent in August of 2022. source: Dane, Colombia

Unemployment Rate in Colombia averaged 11.78 percent from 2001 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 21.01 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of 7.33 percent in November of 2015. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2022.

Unemployment Rate in Colombia is expected to be 11.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Colombia Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 11.00 percent in 2023 and 10.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Colombia Unemployment Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-09-30 01:45 PM Aug 10.6% 11% 10.3%
2022-10-31 03:30 PM Sep 10.7% 10.6% 11.2%
2022-11-30 04:00 PM Oct 10.7% 10.9%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 10.70 10.60 percent Sep 2022
Unemployed Persons 2696.32 2636.00 Thousand Sep 2022
Employment Rate 57.25 56.70 percent Sep 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.50 63.50 percent Aug 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.70 10.60 21.01 7.33 2001 - 2022 percent Monthly

News Stream
Colombia Jobless Rate Falls to 10.6% in August
The unemployment rate in Colombia fell to 10.6 percent in August of 2022 from 12.9 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year. The number of unemployed decreased by 0.401 million to 2.6 million, while the employed population increased by 1.583 million to 22.2 million. Meantime, the employment rate rose to 56.7 percent from 53.4 percent in August last year, while the activity rate went up to 63.5 percent from 61.3 percent.
2022-09-30
Colombia Jobless Rate Falls to 11.3% in June
The unemployment rate in Colombia rose to 11.3 percent in June of 2022 from 14.7 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year. The number of unemployed decreased by 0.65 million to 2.8 million, while the employed population increased by 2.0 million to 22.0 million, of which 0.51 million jobs were gained in arts & entertainment; and 0.27 million in manufacturing industries. Meantime, the employment rate rose to 56.5 percent from 52.3 percent in June of 2021, while the activity rate went up to 63.7 percent from 61.2 percent.
2022-07-29
Colombia Jobless Rate Falls Markedly in May
The unemployment rate in Colombia fell to 10.6 percent in May of 2022 from 15.2 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year. The number of unemployed decreased by 0.94 million to 2.64 million, while the employed population expanded by 2.20 million to 22.19 million, of which 0.40 million jobs were gained in arts & entertainment; and 0.34 million in agriculture, fisheries & forestry. Meantime, the employment rate rose to 57.0 percent from 52.1 percent in May of 2021, while the activity rate went up to 63.8 percent from 61.4 percent.
2022-06-30