Colombia January Urban Unemployment Rate Rises to 13.3%

Colombia’s urban jobless rate rose to 13.3 percent in January, the national statistics agency said in Bogota.

Economists had estimated unemployment would be 12 percent, according to the median forecast of 21 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.

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