A young, skilled, 4.6 million strong workforce in Bogota ensures the scalability of any operation. The city’s 128 institutions of higher education enroll over 165 thousand students and graduate over 158 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 (2009 - 2017)
Source: National Ministry of Education, SNIES
Number of Graduates from Higher Education Institutions in Bogota (2009 - 2018)
Source: National Ministry of Education, Labor Observatory for Education.*Invest in Bogota estimation for 2018 based on Ministry of Education, Labor Observatory for Education. The average growth of the last 5 years is used.
Among university students, Business Administration, Engineering, Social Sciences and Humans, are some of the most popular fields of study.
Bogota Region Higher Education Graduates by Field of Study (2007- 2017)
Source: National Ministry of Education, Observatorio Laboral para la Educación.
According to the Global Competitiveness Report (2018) of the World Economic Forum, Colombia’s Labor Market is one of the most efficient in Latin America.
Labor Market Efficiency* (2018)
Updated (mm/dd/yyyy): 03.26.2019