Colombia Population

1950 - 2021 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Colombia population

  • The Colombia population reached 51.0 million people in Dec 2021, compared with the previously reported figure of 50.4 million people in Dec 2020
  • The data reached an all-time high of 51.0 million people in Dec 2021 and a record low of 12.0 million people in Dec 1950

CEIC extends history for annual Population. National Administrative Department of Statistics provides year-end Population. Population prior to 1985 is a Mid-year estimate sourced from the International Monetary Fund.


Further information about Colombia population data

  • In the latest reports, Colombia Unemployment Rate dropped to 12.1 % in Mar 2022
  • Monthly earnings of the Colombia population was 280.7 USD in Dec 2021
  • Colombia Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 63.6 % in Apr 2022

View Colombia's Population from 1950 to 2021 in the chart:

Colombia Population

What was Colombia's Population in 2021?

The Colombia population reached 51.0 million people in Dec 2021, compared with the previously reported figure of 50.4 million people in Dec 2020 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
51.0 2021 50.4 2020 12.0 1950 51.0 2021 Person mn yearly 1950 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Australia (Person mn) 25.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Austria (Person mn) 9.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Bangladesh (Person mn) 169.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (Person mn) 9.3 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Belgium (Person mn) 11.6 2021 yearly 1953 - 2021
Bolivia (Person mn) 11.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Botswana (Person mn) 2.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brazil (Person mn) 213.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Brunei (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person mn) 6.8 2021 yearly 1900 - 2021
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Canada (Person mn) 38.2 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Chile (Person mn) 19.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
China (Person mn) 1,412.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Colombia (Person mn) 51.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Croatia (Person mn) 4.0 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 102.1 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
European Union (Person mn) 447.2 2020 yearly 1959 - 2020
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1749 - 2021
France (Person mn) 67.8 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Germany (Person mn) 83.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ghana (Person mn) 31.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Greece (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1961 - 2021
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2021 yearly 1732 - 2021
India (Person mn) 1,368.6 2022 yearly 1951 - 2022
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 84.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.5 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.4 2021 yearly 1899 - 2021
Jordan (Person mn) 11.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 18.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Kenya (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
South Korea (Person mn) 51.7 2021 yearly 1956 - 2021
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Kuwait (Person mn) 4.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 6.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Laos (Person mn) 7.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Latvia (Person mn) 1.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.8 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Luxembourg (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (Person mn) 0.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
North Macedonia (Person mn) 2.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malawi (Person mn) 19.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malaysia (Person mn) 32.6 2020 yearly 1947 - 2020
Malta (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mauritius (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Mexico (Person mn) 128.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Moldova (Person mn) 2.6 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.4 2021 yearly 1935 - 2021
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1921 - 2021
Morocco (Person mn) 35.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Mozambique (Person mn) 28.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Myanmar (Person mn) 54.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nepal (Person mn) 30.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Netherlands (Person mn) 17.3 2018 yearly 1899 - 2018
New Zealand (Person mn) 5.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Nigeria (Person mn) 206.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Norway (Person mn) 5.4 2019 yearly 1845 - 2019
Oman (Person mn) 4.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Pakistan (Person mn) 224.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (Person mn) 5.9 2026 yearly 1950 - 2026
Panama (Person mn) 4.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Paraguay (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.1 2021 yearly 1946 - 2021
Portugal (Person mn) 10.3 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Qatar (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Romania (Person mn) 19.2 2020 yearly 1930 - 2020
Russia (Person mn) 145.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Saudi Arabia (Person mn) 35.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Serbia (Person mn) 6.9 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Singapore (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Slovakia (Person mn) 5.5 2020 yearly 1945 - 2020
Slovenia (Person mn) 2.1 2021 yearly 1920 - 2021
South Africa (Person mn) 60.1 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Spain (Person mn) 47.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Sri Lanka (Person mn) 22.2 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Sudan (Person mn) 37.3 2014 yearly 1970 - 2014
Sweden (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021

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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) 5,567.406 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 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) 21,136,043.920 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Tax Collection: Internal: Petrol & Diesel Fuel Tax (COP mn) 203,844.650 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Tax Collection: Internal: VAT (COP mn) 6,311,189.623 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Tax Collection: Internal: Income Tax (COP mn) 15,244,198.150 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
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
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term (COP bn) 700,925.090 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
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: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -1,499.498 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: Debit (USD mn) 4,157.185 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: Financial Account: Other Investment (USD mn) -2,561.420 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2018
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
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 233,528.241 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 403,653.744 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: Private Sector: Total (USD mn) 73,548.592 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Public Sector: Total (USD mn) 101,556.941 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: Manufacturing (USD mn) 368.095 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
FDI: Petroleum (USD mn) 686.287 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
FDI: Transport, Storage & Communications (USD mn) -220.707 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.8 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Mar 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 37.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Dec 2021
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 May 2022 monthly Jun 2008 - May 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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