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Summary statistics
Region South America  
Surface area (sq km) 1141748  
Population (est., 000) 48930  
Pop. density (per sq km) 43.0  
Capital city Bogotá  
Capital city pop. (000) 9558 Refers to the nuclei of Santa Fe de Bogotá, Soacha, Chia and Funza.  
Currency Colombian Peso (COP)  
UN membership date 5 November 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 378148  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 287018  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 146566  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 4.3  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 4.0  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 4.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 7825.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 6179.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 3394.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 7522.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 5959.9  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 3309.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 24.1  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 21.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 19.7  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 1922.56 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 1989.88 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 2284.22 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 -12276  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -8666  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -1892  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 194 Low income group.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 177 Low income group.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 140 Low income group.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 114  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 101  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 115  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 103  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 10.5  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 12.0  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 12.0  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 20.9 ISIC Rev.2. Population aged 12 and over. 2012.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 19.6 ISIC Rev.2. Population aged 12 and over.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 20.3 ISIC Rev.2. Population aged 12 and over.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 16.9 ISIC Rev.2. Population aged 12 and over. 2012.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 18.4 ISIC Rev.2. Population aged 12 and over.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 21.4 ISIC Rev.2. Population aged 12 and over.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 55.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 55.3  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 53.0  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 79.7  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 79.7  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 81.0  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 2288  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 1405  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 933  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 5216 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 4565  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 3335  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 104.1  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 95.8  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 50.6  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 51.7 Population aged 5 and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 36.5 Population aged 5 and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 11.0  
Exports (million US$) 2013 58821.9  
Imports (million US$) 2013 59381.2  
Balance (million US$) 2013 -559.3  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 United States (31.8), China (8.7), Panama (5.5)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 United States (27.7), China (17.5), Mexico (9.3)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.3  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.7  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.1  
Urban population (%) 2014 76.2  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 27.3  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 10.7/8.9  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 96.7  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 77.6/70.3  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 16.3  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.3  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 79.1  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 129.6/0.3  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 5700789  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 4.9  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 106.6/102.7  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 52.6  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 30.8  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 19.9  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 741  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 54.4  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 17.4  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 91.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 80.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 72423/1.5  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 29.0  
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