Workforce in Bogota

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A young, skilled, 6 million strong work force in Bogota ensures the scalability of any operation. The city’s 135 institutions of higher education enroll over 850,000 students in 2019 and graduate over 193 thousand professionals and technicians. In addition, Colombia has one of the most flexible labor regimes in Latin America.

Number of Higher Education Students in Bogota Region* (2010-2019)

Higher education students

Number of Graduates from Higher Education Institutions in Bogota Region (2010-2019)

Higher education grduates

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 (2008-2019)

Higher education by field
An Effective Work Regime

Bogota was highlighted in the Human Capital and Lifestyle category in the special Ranking Global Cities of the Future 2021/2022 of the Financial Times, a classification made for large cities with a population of between 5 and 10 million inhabitants. 

The capital city ranked seventh in this category, which considers aspects related to human talent and quality of life.

Human talent in Bogota

Updated (mm/dd/yyyy): 08.12.2021

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