Colombia Labour Force Participation Rate

2001 - 2022 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Colombia Labour Force Participation Rate

  • Colombia Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 63.8 % in May 2022, compared with 63.6 % in the previous month.
  • Colombia Labour Force Participation Rate is updated monthly, available from Jan 2001 to May 2022, with an average rate of 62.8 % .
  • The data reached the an all-time high of 66.9 % in Oct 2015 and a record low of 51.8 % in Apr 2020.
  • Colombia Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by CEIC Data.
  • In the latest reports, Colombia Population reached 51.0 million people in Dec 2021.
  • Unemployment Rate of Colombia dropped to 12.1 % in Mar 2022.
  • The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 280.7 USD in Dec 2021.

View Colombia's Labour Force Participation Rate from Jan 2001 to May 2022 in the chart:

Colombia Labour Force Participation Rate

What was Colombia's Labour Force Participation Rate in May 2022?

Colombia Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 63.8 % in May 2022, compared with 63.6 % in the previous month. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
63.8 May 2022 63.6 Apr 2022 51.8 Apr 2020 66.9 Oct 2015 % monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022

Labour Force Participation Rate by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 61.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 41.7 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Argentina (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Armenia (%) 58.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 67.0 May 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - May 2022
Austria (%) 77.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2021 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 63.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bahrain (%) 70.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh (%) 57.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (%) 86.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Belgium (%) 70.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 62.4 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 47.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Botswana (%) 60.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Brazil (%) 62.5 May 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - May 2022
Brunei (%) 63.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 55.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 87.4 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 65.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2022
Chile (%) 59.8 May 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - May 2022
China (%) 68.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Colombia (%) 63.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Croatia (%) 51.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 64.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 59.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 70.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 64.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) 42.9 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Estonia (%) 65.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 57.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Finland (%) 69.6 May 2022 monthly May 2004 - May 2022
France (%) 73.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 50.9 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Germany (%) 55.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) 68.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Greece (%) 59.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 58.1 May 2022 monthly Dec 1981 - May 2022
Hungary (%) 66.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 78.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
India (%) 45.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 69.1 Feb 2022 semiannually Feb 2005 - Feb 2022
Iran (%) 40.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2018 - Mar 2022
Ireland (%) 64.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 63.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2022
Italy (%) 48.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 55.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Japan (%) 62.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - May 2022
Jordan (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 69.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
South Korea (%) 64.9 May 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - May 2022
Kosovo (%) 39.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 60.2 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Laos (%) 76.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Latvia (%) 68.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Lebanon (%) 42.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 62.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1998 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (%) 55.4 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 68.3 May 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - May 2022
North Macedonia (%) 55.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 75.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Malaysia (%) 69.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2022
Malta (%) 78.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 54.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 60.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Moldova (%) 40.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) 58.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 56.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 44.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 78.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 54.7 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Nepal (%) 79.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 72.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
New Zealand (%) 71.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 53.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Norway (%) 66.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Oman (%) 68.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 50.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 45.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 71.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 71.9 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Philippines (%) 63.4 Apr 2022 quarterly Jul 2003 - Apr 2022
Poland (%) 58.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2021 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 59.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 88.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Romania (%) 51.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 68.5 Dec 2021 monthly Aug 2009 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 60.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2016 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) 55.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 59.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (%) 58.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 56.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 58.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 51.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2012 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Sweden (%) 75.1 May 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - May 2022
Switzerland (%) 66.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -16.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 1,574.093 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 5,132.207 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 16.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 190,847.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 64.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (COP bn) 571,821.857 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (COP bn) 980,686.993 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (COP bn) 551,613.754 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Central Government: Revenue (COP bn) 13,359.597 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Central Government: Expenditure (COP bn) 38,676.526 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Tax Collection: Total (COP mn) 20,670,475.406 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Tax Collection: Internal: VAT (COP mn) 8,121,542.149 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Tax Collection: Internal: Income Tax (COP mn) 15,244,198.150 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Tax Collection: Internal: Petrol & Diesel Fuel Tax (COP mn) 172,942.919 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term (COP bn) 700,925.090 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term: Internal (COP bn) 426,138.650 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term: External (COP bn) 274,313.485 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.411 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -971.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1958 - Apr 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,421.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Apr 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 82.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - Apr 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 40,797.821 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 328,550.648 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 40,224.744 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,393.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Apr 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 36.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,644,493.746 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,032,176.446 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1,339.549 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,759.859 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 305.658 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,364.745 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 1988 - Apr 2022
Trade Balance: ytd: Total (USD mn) -4,801.864 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Terms of Trade Index (2000=100) 165.267 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1,080.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -5,366.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 5,186.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 6.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 800.423 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -391.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,191.490 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 172,789.9 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 54.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 26,063.0 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -17.933 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -161,334.269 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 17,318.962 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 2,657.687 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Other Investment (USD mn) -2,561.420 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2018
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 4,157.185 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account (USD mn) -4,717.848 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) -3,558.324 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 648.902 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 13,760.639 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -1,499.498 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 403,653.744 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 233,528.241 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
International Investment Position (IIP) (USD mn) -170,125.503 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Total: Long Term (USD mn) 149,042.503 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Public Sector: Total (USD mn) 101,556.941 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Private Sector: Total (USD mn) 73,548.592 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD mn) 5,186.336 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
FDI: Wholesale & Retail Trade, Hotels & Restaurants (USD mn) 229.989 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
FDI: Transport, Storage & Communications (USD mn) -220.707 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
FDI: Petroleum (USD mn) 686.287 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
FDI: Manufacturing (USD mn) 368.095 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.8 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Mar 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 36.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 46,999.269 May 2022 monthly Jan 1984 - May 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 165,695.601 May 2022 monthly Dec 1979 - May 2022
M2 Growth (%) 12.7 May 2022 monthly Dec 1980 - May 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 2008 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 52,686.6 May 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 16.436 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 278.700 May 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 180,122.2 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 13.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Credit to Households (USD bn) 88.920 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 185.400 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 74,049.4 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 156,264.076 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 13.01 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1996 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 51.78 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Monetary Base (COP bn) 141,762.293 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Apr 2022
Money Supply: M3 (COP bn) 703,914.741 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Net International Reserves: Gross (USD mn) 57,634.650 May 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - May 2022
Net International Reserves: Gross: Gold (USD mn) 278.700 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Credits Institutions: Credit Balance Including Leasing: Gross (COP bn) 585,701.196 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Mar 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 17.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - May 2022
IOS: Business Climate Indicators: Favorable Situation (%) 79.580 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2006 - Mar 2022
IOS: Business Climate Indicators: Better Expectations (%) 41.180 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 2006 - Mar 2022

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