Workforce in Bogota

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A Scalable, Skilled Work Force

A young, skilled, 4.6 million strong work force in Bogota ensures the scalability of any operation. The city’s 120 institutions of higher education enroll over 736,000 students and graduate over 126 thousand professionals and technicians per year.  In addition, Colombia has one of the most flexible labor regimes in Latin America. 


Number of higher education students in Bogota (2008-2015)



Number of graduates from higher education institutions in Bogota (2008-2015)

Among university students, Business Administration, Engineering, Social Sciences and Humans, are some of the most popular fields of study.



A Flexible Work Regime

According to the Global Competitiveness Report 2016 - 2017’s World Economic Forum report, Colombia’s Labor Market is one of the most efficient in Latin America


Colombia's labor market efficiency (2016-2017)


See Where to invest? for detailed information on workforce availability in Bogota’s strategic sectors.



Updated (mm/dd/yyyy): 09.28.2017