June 30, 20 - 3:35 pm - LABS

4.9 million people have lost their jobs in Colombia

The National Administrative Department of Statistics (Dane) of Colombia revealed that, in May, 17.3 million Colombians had an occupation, which meant a reduction of 4.9 million compared to the same month in 2019, according to La República.

According to the Dane, the unemployment rate was 21.4%, which meant an increase of 2.1 million people compared to same period last year.