Colombia Unemployment Rate

2021 - 2022 | Monthly | % | National Administrative Department of Statistics

Key information about Colombia Unemployment Rate

  • Colombia Unemployment Rate dropped to 12.12% in Mar 2022, from the previously reported figure of 12.91% in Feb 2022.
  • Colombia Unemployment Rate is updated monthly, available from Jan 2021 to Mar 2022, with an average rate of 13.06%.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 17.56% in Jan 2021 and a record low of 11.10% in Dec 2021.
  • The data is reported by reported by National Administrative Department of Statistics.
  • In the latest reports, Colombia Population reached 51.61 million people in Dec 2022.


View Colombia's Unemployment Rate from Jan 2021 to Mar 2022 in the chart:

Colombia Unemployment Rate

What was Colombia's Unemployment Rate in Mar 2022?

Colombia Unemployment Rate dropped to 12.12% in Mar 2022, from the previously reported figure of 12.91% in Feb 2022. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
12.12 Mar 2022 12.91 Feb 2022 11.10 Dec 2021 17.56 Jan 2021 % monthly Jan 2021 - Mar 2022

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 10.54 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
Algeria (%) 11.40 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2019
Argentina (%) 6.90 Mar 2023 quarterly Jun 1990 - Mar 2023
Armenia (%) 13.10 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2023
Australia (%) 4.00 May 2024 monthly Feb 1978 - May 2024
Austria (%) 4.90 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2023
Azerbaijan (%) 5.64 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2023
Bahrain (%) 5.90 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.10 May 2024 monthly Oct 2004 - May 2024
Belgium (%) 5.90 May 2024 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2024
Bolivia (%) 3.03 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2015 - Mar 2024
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 13.20 2023 yearly 2006 - 2023
Botswana (%) 20.68 2022 yearly 1991 - 2022
Brazil (%) 7.10 May 2024 monthly Mar 2012 - May 2024
Brunei (%) 5.20 2023 yearly 1981 - 2023
Bulgaria (%) 5.00 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
Cambodia (%) 2.40 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 6.20 May 2024 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2024
Chile (%) 8.31 May 2024 monthly Mar 2009 - May 2024
China (%) 5.20 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2024
Colombia (%) 12.12 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2021 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 6.80 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2022
Cyprus (%) 4.10 May 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2024
Czech Republic (%) 2.68 May 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2024
Denmark (%) 4.90 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2023
Ecuador (%) 3.76 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2024
Egypt (%) 6.70 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2024
Estonia (%) 5.30 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2023
European Union (%) 6.00 May 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2024
Finland (%) 6.90 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2023
France (%) 7.20 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2023
Georgia (%) 16.40 2023 yearly 1991 - 2023
Germany (%) 3.30 May 2024 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2024
Ghana (%) 3.56 2023 yearly 1991 - 2023
Greece (%) 11.20 Apr 2023 monthly Apr 1998 - Apr 2023
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 3.00 May 2024 monthly Oct 1981 - May 2024
Hungary (%) 4.41 May 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2024
Iceland (%) 3.41 May 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2024
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 5.32 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Iran (%) 9.40 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2022
Ireland (%) 4.10 Jul 2023 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2023
Israel (%) 3.43 May 2024 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2024
Italy (%) 6.83 May 2024 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2024
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 2.60 May 2024 monthly Jan 1953 - May 2024
Jordan (%) 22.30 Feb 2024 quarterly Feb 2000 - Feb 2024
Kazakhstan (%) 4.70 May 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2024
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 2.80 May 2024 monthly Jun 1999 - May 2024
Kosovo (%) 10.60 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2016 - Sep 2023
Kuwait (%) 0.93 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 4.90 2022 yearly 1992 - 2022
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 6.80 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2024
Lebanon (%) 29.56 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 7.50 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2024
Luxembourg (%) 5.74 May 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2024
Macau SAR, China (%) 1.90 May 2024 monthly Sep 1996 - May 2024
North Macedonia (%) 12.90 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2023 - Mar 2024
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 3.30 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2024
Malta (%) 2.96 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2024
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 2.61 May 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2024
Moldova (%) 5.55 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2023
Mongolia (%) 5.20 Mar 2024 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2024
Montenegro (%) 11.90 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2024
Morocco (%) 13.70 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2024
Mozambique (%) 3.67 2023 yearly 1991 - 2023
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.10 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
New Zealand (%) 4.30 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2024
Nigeria (%) 4.10 Mar 2023 quarterly Dec 2022 - Mar 2023
Norway (%) 4.10 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1989 - Apr 2024
Oman (%) 2.60 Apr 2024 monthly Mar 2018 - Apr 2024
Pakistan (%) 6.30 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 32.20 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Panama (%) 7.40 2023 yearly 2003 - 2023
Paraguay (%) 6.90 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2024
Peru (%) 7.21 May 2024 monthly Mar 2001 - May 2024
Philippines (%) 4.50 Apr 2023 quarterly Jul 1982 - Apr 2023
Poland (%) 5.10 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2024
Portugal (%) 7.20 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1998 - Jan 2021
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.60 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2023
Russia (%) 2.80 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2024
Saudi Arabia (%) 3.54 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2024
Serbia (%) 9.40 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2024
Singapore (%) 1.90 May 2023 monthly Mar 2020 - May 2023
Slovakia (%) 4.94 May 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2024
Slovenia (%) 3.40 Mar 2024 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2024
South Africa (%) 32.90 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2024
Spain (%) 12.29 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2021 - Mar 2024
Sri Lanka (%) 4.30 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 7.22 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2023
Switzerland (%) 4.26 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2024

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Colombia Key Series

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2023
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 3,323.396 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2023
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 7,632.377 May 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2024
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 16.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
National Government Debt (USD mn) 241,886.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2023
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 58.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2023
Forecast: Government Expenditure (COP bn) 710,187.230 2028 yearly 1982 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (COP bn) 1,224,179.732 2029 yearly 1996 - 2029
Forecast: Government Revenue (COP bn) 667,655.950 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Central Government: Revenue (COP bn) 29,517.914 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2024
Central Government: Expenditure (COP bn) 29,175.026 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2024
Tax Collection: Internal: Income Tax (COP mn) 14,058,810.540 May 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2024
Tax Collection: Internal: VAT (COP mn) 9,764,427.260 May 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2024
Tax Collection: Total (COP mn) 29,499,823.534 May 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2024
Tax Collection: Internal: Petrol & Diesel Fuel Tax (COP mn) 219,055.966 May 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2024
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.416 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,430.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1958 - Apr 2024
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,446.7 May 2024 monthly Jan 1970 - May 2024
Total Exports Growth (%) 17.9 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1971 - Apr 2024
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 60,040.092 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 361,386.398 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 56,465.291 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,839.4 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1980 - Apr 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) 18.1 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2024
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,136,175.945 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,809,154.500 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1,181.080 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2024
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,624.668 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2024
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 184.847 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2024
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,260.414 Apr 2024 monthly Jun 1988 - Apr 2024
Trade Balance: ytd: Total (USD mn) -3,619.886 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2024
Terms of Trade Index (2000=100) 122.581 May 2024 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2024
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1,087.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,924.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 3,620.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 583.293 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 4.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 578.881 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
External Debt (USD mn) 196,279.6 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 53.7 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 30,608.0 Mar 2023 monthly Oct 1999 - Mar 2023
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 9.0 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -17.588 2029 yearly 1980 - 2029
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -191,084.788 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
CO: BoP: Current Account: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 52,641.920 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD mn) 15,643.889 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 59,373.304 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account: Primary Income (USD mn) -14,100.023 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account: Goods (USD mn) -6,867.470 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account: Services (USD mn) -1,353.014 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 1,174.892 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn) 1,469.613 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 22,877.227 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 8,777.204 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn) 3,945.744 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account: Debit (USD mn) 100,629.400 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account (USD mn) -9,715.359 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account: Credit (USD mn) 90,954.306 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Financial Account (USD mn) -8,285.356 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Equity (USD mn) 19.924 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 8,656.900 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,096.926 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 17,146.854 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 1,116.850 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) 835.787 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Financial Account: Official Reserve Assets (USD mn) 1,716.572 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income (USD mn) 12,909.948 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment (USD mn) -443.585 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn) 14,379.560 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
CO: BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 4,389.329 2023 yearly 1968 - 2023
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Other Investment (USD mn) -2,561.420 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2018
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 260,761.336 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
International Investment Position (IIP) (USD mn) -191,084.788 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 451,846.124 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
External Debt: Private Sector: Total (USD mn) 82,941.756 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
External Debt: Total: Long Term (USD mn) 163,528.298 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
External Debt: Public Sector: Total (USD mn) 113,337.803 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
FDI: Wholesale & Retail Trade, Hotels & Restaurants (USD mn) 525.740 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD mn) 3,620.458 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
FDI: Petroleum (USD mn) 575.131 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
FDI: Manufacturing (USD mn) 335.905 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
FDI: Transport, Storage & Communications (USD mn) 344.328 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 5.2 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 1995 - Apr 2024
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 32.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2015 - Mar 2024
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 38,979.482 May 2023 monthly Jan 1984 - May 2023
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 161,207.989 May 2023 monthly Dec 1979 - May 2023
M2 Growth (%) 8.3 May 2024 monthly Dec 1980 - May 2024
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 Jun 2024 monthly Jun 2008 - Jun 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 55,629.1 May 2024 monthly Dec 1956 - May 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 14.244 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 9.4 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1980 - Apr 2024
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 352.200 May 2024 monthly Dec 1956 - May 2024
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 219,034.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2024
Credit to Households (USD bn) 111.713 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2023
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 238.500 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2023
Household Debt (USD mn) 80,040.0 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 1995 - Apr 2024
Total Loans (USD mn) 174,405.884 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 1995 - Apr 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 0.94 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 1996 - Apr 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 42.53 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2023
Monetary Base (COP bn) 143,965.821 May 2024 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2024
Money Supply: M3 (COP bn) 819,007.065 May 2024 monthly Jan 1982 - May 2024
Net International Reserves: Gross (USD mn) 60,600.458 May 2024 monthly Jan 1960 - May 2024
Net International Reserves: Gross: Gold (USD mn) 352.200 May 2024 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2024
Credits Institutions: Credit Balance Including Leasing: Gross (COP bn) 675,550.726 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 1995 - Apr 2024
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -1.2 May 2024 monthly Jan 1981 - May 2024
IOS: Business Climate Indicators: Favorable Situation (%) 70.200 Jan 2023 monthly Oct 2006 - Jan 2023

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