Colombia Labor Force Participation Rate 1990-2022

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24 is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Colombia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 50.91%, a 1.77% decline from 2018.
  • Colombia labor force participation rate for 2018 was 52.68%, a 0.5% decline from 2017.
  • Colombia labor force participation rate for 2017 was 53.18%, a 0.88% decline from 2016.
  • Colombia labor force participation rate for 2016 was 54.06%, a 1.16% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Peru 62.52%
Paraguay 59.79%
St. Lucia 59.59%
Maldives 58.62%
Brazil 56.57%
Guatemala 53.32%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52.48%
Colombia 50.91%
Belize 49.79%
Guyana 48.36%
Dominican Republic 47.09%
Costa Rica 46.36%
Mexico 45.69%
Ecuador 45.63%
China 45.55%
Turkey 44.96%
Belarus 44.62%
Botswana 43.62%
Azerbaijan 43.26%
Malaysia 42.63%
Mauritius 41.79%
Thailand 40.30%
Turkmenistan 40.15%
Kazakhstan 38.84%
Fiji 38.50%
Montenegro 37.12%
Albania 36.72%
Cuba 36.24%
Bosnia 35.15%
Jamaica 34.95%
Venezuela 34.09%
Armenia 33.87%
Russia 32.24%
North Macedonia 31.86%
Samoa 31.59%
Equatorial Guinea 30.98%
Romania 30.18%
Lebanon 30.10%
Namibia 29.31%
Serbia 28.85%
Iran 28.33%
Iraq 27.30%
Algeria 26.87%
Suriname 26.65%
South Africa 25.60%
Tonga 25.39%
Bulgaria 24.33%
Jordan 23.03%
Gabon 18.46%
Libya 16.70%
Colombia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 50.91% -1.77%
2018 52.68% -0.50%
2017 53.18% -0.88%
2016 54.06% -1.16%
2015 55.22% 0.17%
2014 55.05% -0.01%
2013 55.06% -1.14%
2012 56.20% 1.53%
2011 54.67% 1.00%
2010 53.67% 0.70%
2009 52.97% 3.57%
2008 49.40% -0.05%
2007 49.45% -1.92%
2006 51.37% -1.92%
2005 53.29% -1.46%
2004 54.75% -2.88%
2003 57.63% 0.18%
2002 57.45% 0.27%
2001 57.18% -0.18%
2000 57.36% -0.13%
1999 57.49% -0.85%
1998 58.34% -0.42%
1997 58.76% -0.12%
1996 58.88% -0.20%
1995 59.08% 0.11%
1994 58.97% 0.22%
1993 58.75% 0.27%
1992 58.48% 0.26%
1991 58.22% 0.22%
1990 58.00% 0.22%