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International Rankings of Colombia - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Colombia, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Colombia, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 39 15 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 30 7.765 million 2020
Internet users - percent of population 42 73 % 2021
Internet users - total 28 37.960 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 44 15 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 24 7.588 million 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 19 150 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 24 75.000 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 32 3 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 60 19.2 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 38 103.098 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 38 94.985 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 56 2.7 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 201 17.621 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 49 135.644 billion US Dollars 2019
Exports 64 50.793 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 44 323.255 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 166 14.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 86 14.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 75 68.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 16 19.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 73 22.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 54 0.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 92 7.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 60 30.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 92 62.1 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 6 54.2 % 2020
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 19 39.6 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2015
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 39 1.2 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 57 70.840 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 30 9.65 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 93 3.5 % 2021
Labor force 27 26.137 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 49 35.7 % 2019
Public debt 32 90.4 % of GDP 2020
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 34 754.645 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 24 10.68 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 101 14600 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 91 2.74 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 40 58.019 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 144 14.23 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 38 14.34 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 63 32.855 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 51 21.9 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 46 26.4 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 43 12.666 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 48 20.662 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 41 47.679 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 38 8.547 million metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 5 69.861 million metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 88 79000 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 12 51.395 million metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 17 4.554 billion metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 42 69.857 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 85 251.000 million kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 67 1.302 billion kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 48 19.769 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 44 5.724 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 1 99.9 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 1 99.9 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 1 100 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 24 2.000 million 2020
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 48 1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 123 32.9 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 30 65.7 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 66 0.3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 72 0.1 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 116 34.703 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 45 11.708 billion cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - imports 73 403.146 million cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - production 41 11.305 billion cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - proven reserves 53 87.782 billion cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 22 481300 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 34 2.036 billion bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 40 352400 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 23 756400 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 54 56900 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 76 57170 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 43 303600 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 38 97.81 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 19 81.52 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 117 14.04 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 100 37.5 2018
Land use - arable land 149 1.4 2018
Land use - forest 36 54.4 2018
Land use - permanent crops 69 1.6 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 41 34.5 2018
Revenue from coal 8 0.75 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 88 0.1 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 7 2.360 trillion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 22 25.040 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 68 360.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 26 3.720 billion cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 109 1.01 2025
Urbanization - urban population 39 82.4 2023
Geography
Area - land 32 1.039 million sq km 0
Area - total 30 1.139 million sq km 0
Area - water 119 100210 sq km 0
Coastline 40 3208 km 1448
Elevation - highest point 23 5730 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 60 593 meters 0
Irrigated land 42 10900 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 20 6672 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 100 37.5 2018
Land use - arable land 149 1.4 2018
Land use - forest 36 54.4 2018
Land use - permanent crops 69 1.6 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 41 34.5 2018
Military
Military expenditures 17 3 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 52 3.09 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 61 0.02 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 85 0.92 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 85 4.09 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 90 0.06 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 93 15.1 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 65 3.7 % 1516
Contraceptive prevalence rate 4 81 % 1516
Current health expenditure 31 9 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 88 55.3 % 2023
Death rate 50 7.8 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 91 12.5 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 83 8 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 153 43.5 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 118 31 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 60 12.5 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 82 2.3 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 64 0 % of population 0
Education expenditures 37 4.9 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 75 0.95 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 129 10.2119 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 107 13.1 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 106 11.7 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 127 78.7129 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 86 71.3 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 78 74.9 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 33 95.9 % 2020
Literacy - male 32 95.4 % 0
Literacy - total population 35 95.6 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 73 75 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 126 33.6112 years 0
Median age - male 83 31.2 years 0
Median age - total 76 32.4 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 62 21.7 2015
Net migration rate 77 1.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 62 22.3 % 2016
Physicians density 70 2.33 physicians/1,000 population 2020
Population 28 49.336 million 2023
Population growth rate 116 0.54 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 9 99.1 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 82 12.3 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 99 3 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 86 0.9 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 11 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 27 0.96 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 34 0.79 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 23 0.96 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 97 1.94 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 109 1.01 2025
Urbanization - urban population 39 82.4 2023
Transportation
Airports 13 662 2024
Heliports 36 55 2024
Merchant marine - total 72 153 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 25 1.349 billion 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 27 33.704 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 38 157 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 16 12 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 22 1991 2019
Railways - total 48 2141 km 2019
Roadways - paved 135 N/A km 2024
Roadways - total 142 N/A km 2024
Waterways 8 24725 km 2019

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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