Colombia Labor Force Participation Rate 1990-2024

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 2022 was 46.02%, a 2.34% decline from 2021.
  • Colombia labor force participation rate for 2021 was 48.35%, a 2.26% increase from 2020.
  • Colombia labor force participation rate for 2020 was 46.09%, a 4.71% decline from 2019.
  • Colombia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 50.80%, a 1.86% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
St. Lucia 58.00%
Brazil 56.76%
Paraguay 56.37%
Peru 55.60%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 51.75%
Maldives 50.33%
Guatemala 49.69%
China 48.33%
Dominican Republic 47.04%
Ecuador 46.52%
Colombia 46.02%
Belize 45.23%
Mexico 44.51%
Malaysia 43.49%
Azerbaijan 43.41%
Samoa 43.34%
Guyana 43.03%
Turkey 42.74%
Belarus 42.70%
Costa Rica 42.64%
Kazakhstan 40.84%
Armenia 40.40%
Thailand 39.80%
Mauritius 39.31%
Cuba 39.25%
Fiji 38.00%
Lebanon 36.75%
Botswana 35.79%
Suriname 35.65%
Jamaica 34.93%
Albania 34.42%
Montenegro 33.23%
Bosnia 32.36%
South Africa 29.75%
Serbia 29.32%
Namibia 29.18%
Tonga 28.30%
North Macedonia 28.24%
Venezuela 27.89%
Equatorial Guinea 27.58%
Iraq 27.20%
Romania 25.90%
Turkmenistan 25.52%
Jordan 25.14%
Iran 24.43%
Algeria 23.51%
Bulgaria 21.26%
Gabon 17.49%
Libya 16.44%
Colombia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 46.02% -2.34%
2021 48.35% 2.26%
2020 46.09% -4.71%
2019 50.80% -1.86%
2018 52.66% -0.48%
2017 53.14% -0.41%
2016 53.55% -1.03%
2015 54.58% 0.30%
2014 54.28% -0.02%
2013 54.30% -1.14%
2012 55.44% 1.36%
2011 54.08% 1.24%
2010 52.84% 1.37%
2009 51.47% 3.83%
2008 47.64% -0.31%
2007 47.95% -2.63%
2006 50.58% -2.63%
2005 53.21% -1.59%
2004 54.80% -2.91%
2003 57.71% 0.31%
2002 57.40% 0.27%
2001 57.13% 0.00%
2000 57.13% -0.02%
1999 57.16% 0.11%
1998 57.04% 0.02%
1997 57.02% -0.03%
1996 57.06% -0.01%
1995 57.06% -0.06%
1994 57.12% -0.07%
1993 57.19% -0.06%
1992 57.26% -0.04%
1991 57.29% 0.00%
1990 57.29% 0.00%