Colombia Unemployment Rate 2001-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Colombia increased to 8.80 percent in July from 8.20 percent in June of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Colombia averaged 11.92 percent from 2001 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 17.87 percent in January of 2002 and a record low of 7.71 percent in November of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Colombia is reported by the Dane, Colombia.

Colombia Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.80 8.20 17.87 7.71 2001 - 2015 percent Monthly
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. Content for - Colombia Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-06-30 04:00 PM May 8.9% 9.5% 9%
2015-07-31 04:30 PM Jun 8.2% 8.9% 8.8%
2015-08-31 04:30 PM Jul 8.8% 8.2% 8.4%
2015-09-30 05:00 PM Aug 8.8% 9.5%
2015-10-30 05:00 PM Sep 8.4%
2015-11-27 04:15 PM Oct 8.5%

Colombia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.80 8.20 17.87 7.71 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 1982.17 2150.87 3408.44 1865.96 Thousand [+]
Population 47.66 47.12 47.66 16.01 Million [+]
Employed Persons 22017.27 21368.21 22272.30 15300.76 Thousands Persons [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jul/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 10.90 Jul/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jul/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.00 Jul/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jul/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]