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

Unemployment Rate in Colombia decreased to 8.90 percent in May of 2015 from 9.50 percent in April of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Colombia averaged 11.96 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.

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Colombia Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.90 9.50 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. Content for - Colombia Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, July 4, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-04-30 05:30 PM Mar 8.9% 9.9% 9.9%
2015-05-29 05:00 PM Apr 9.5% 8.9% 8.2%
2015-06-30 04:00 PM May 8.9% 9.5% 9%
2015-07-31 05:00 PM Jun 8.9% 8.8%
2015-08-28 05:00 PM Jul 8.6%
2015-09-30 05:00 PM Aug 8.4%

Colombia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.90 9.50 17.87 7.71 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 2317.88 2105.54 3408.44 1865.96 Thousand [+]
Population 47.66 47.12 47.66 16.01 Million [+]
Employed Persons 21368.21 22272.30 22272.30 15300.76 Thousands Persons [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.00 May/15 6.10 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.70 May/15 6.40 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 May/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Mar/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 May/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 May/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 12.40 May/15 12.40 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 May/15 3.30 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.45 May/15 4.31 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.90 May/15 7.00 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.60 May/15 5.80 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.90 May/15 3.70 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Mar/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.20 May/15 3.30 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.60 Mar/15 11.20 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.50 Apr/15 5.50 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jun/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]