Colombia Unemployment Rate 2001-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Colombia decreased to 7.90 percent in October of 2014 from 8.40 percent in September of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Colombia averaged 12.07 percent from 2001 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 17.87 percent in January of 2002 and a record low of 7.79 percent in October of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Colombia is reported by the Dane, Colombia.

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Colombia Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.90 8.40 17.87 7.79 2001 - 2014 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 - Colombia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Colombia Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Monday, December 22, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-30 06:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Aug
8.9% 9.3% 10%
2014-10-31 04:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Sep
8.4% 8.9% 8.7% 9%
2014-11-28 04:15 PM
Unemployment Rate  Oct
7.9% 8.4% 8.1% 8.4%
2014-12-30 05:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Nov
7.9% 8.2%
2015-01-30 05:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Dec
8.2%
2015-02-27 05:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Jan
8.3%


Colombia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.90 8.40 17.87 7.79 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 1932.91 1990.70 3408.44 1868.18 Thousand [+]
Population 47.10 46.93 47.10 16.01 Million [+]
Employed Persons 21614.92 21419.45 21757.94 15300.76 Thousands Persons [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Nov/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.80 Nov/14 4.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.60 Nov/14 6.50 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Aug/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Oct/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Aug/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.90 Oct/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.20 Oct/14 12.90 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Oct/14 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.53 Nov/14 4.78 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Nov/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.20 Nov/14 5.10 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.40 Nov/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.20 Nov/14 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.50 Sep/14 10.10 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Oct/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Nov/14 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]