Economic Autonomy

25 Indicators

Definition:this module presents the indicators related to women's economic autonomy: work, education, care economy, poverty, entrepreneurship, and financial inclusion.

Definition: the percentage relationship between the number of people who are looking for a job and the number of people who are part of the workforce (EAP).

Percentage of women in Colombia(2018)
12.7%
GEIH (2018) DANE
Women -
Latin America and the Caribbean
(2018)
9.7%
World Development Indicators. World Bank 2018
Women
OECD
(2018)
5.4%
World Development Indicators. World Bank 2018
Women
World
(2018)
6%
World Development Indicators. World Bank 2018
National total
   
 
Urban vs rural
Source: Departamento Nacional de Estadísticas (National Administrative Department of Statistics) (DANE)

Definition: Labor force participation rate, by sex

National total
Source: Integrated Household Survey – GEIH 2018

Definition: For every 100 pesos men earn, how many pesos women earn, by level of education.




      Source: Gran Encuesta Integrada de Hogares (“Integrated Household Survey”) – GEIH 2018

      Definition: Difference between the unemployment rate of men and the unemployment rate of women.

      National total
      Source: Integrated Household Survey – GEIH 2018

      Definition: Measures the percentage of people who are employed in formal or informal jobs. It is understood that the person is engaged in a formal job if they contribute to health and pension, and it is considered informal in the opposite case.

      City:

      Source: Gran Encuesta Integrada de Hogares (“Integrated Household Survey”) – (2007-2019)

      Definition: the percentage of respondents (15 years of age and over) who report holding a financial account (by themselves or together with someone else) at a bank or another type of financial institution, and who report that they have personally used a mobile money service in the last 12 months (see definition of mobile money account).

      Percentage of women in Colombia(2017)
      42.5%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women -
      Latin America and the Caribbean
      (2017)
      52%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      OECD
      (2017)
      94.1%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      World
      (2017)
      64.8%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Source: Global Findex

      Definition: the percentage of male and female respondents (15 years of age and over) who report having an account (their own or shared at a bank or another type of financial institution.

      Percentage of women in Colombia(2017)
      41.4%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women -
      Latin America and the Caribbean
      (2017)
      51.4%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      OECD
      (2017)
      94.1%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      World
      (2017)
      63.7%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Source: Global Findex

      Definition: the percentage of male and female respondents (15 years of age and over) who report personally saving or setting aside any money for any reason or who saved in any way in the past 12 months.

      Percentage of women in Colombia(2017)
      12.8%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women -
      Latin America and the Caribbean
      (2017)
      10.4%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      OECD
      (2017)
      9.9%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      World
      (2017)
      11.1%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Source: Global Findex

      Definition: the percentage of male and female respondents (15 years of age and over) who report saving or setting aside money at a bank or another type of financial institution in the past 12 months.

      Percentage of women in Colombia(2017)
      6.6%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women -
      Latin America and the Caribbean
      (2017)
      9.6%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      OECD
      (2017)
      54.8%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      World
      (2017)
      24.1%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Source: Global Findex

      Definition: the percentage of male and female respondents (15 years of age and over) who report personally saving or setting aside any money for any reason or who saved in any way in the past 12 months.

      Percentage of women in Colombia(2017)
      33.2%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women -
      Latin America and the Caribbean
      (2017)
      31.4%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      OECD
      (2017)
      70.4%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      World
      (2017)
      45%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Source: Global Findex

      Definition: the percentage of respondents (15 years of age and over) who report borrowing money to start, operate, or expand a farm or business in the past 12 months.

      Percentage of women in Colombia(2017)
      4.9%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women -
      Latin America and the Caribbean
      (2017)
      4.8%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      OECD
      (2017)
      2.1%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      World
      (2017)
      5.3%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Source: Global Findex

      Definition: the percentage of respondents (15 years of age and over) who report having borrowed money from a bank or another type of financial institution in the last 12 months.

      Percentage of women in Colombia(2017)
      12.9%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women -
      Latin America and the Caribbean
      (2017)
      8.5%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      OECD
      (2017)
      17.5%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      World
      (2017)
      9.4%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Source: Global Findex

      Definition: the percentage of respondents (15 years of age and over) who report having borrowed ing money from a bank or another type of financial institution, or having used ing a credit card, in the past 12 months.

      Percentage of women in Colombia(2017)
      17.2%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women -
      Latin America and the Caribbean
      (2017)
      18.6%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      OECD
      (2017)
      54.7%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      World
      (2017)
      20.7%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Source: Global Findex

      Definition: the percentage of respondents (15 years of age and over) who report that they have personally received some kind of financial support from the government in the past 12 months.

      Percentage of women in Colombia(2017)
      13.1%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women -
      Latin America and the Caribbean
      (2017)
      17.6%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      OECD
      (2017)
      25.5%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      World
      (2017)
      14.5%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Source: Global Findex

      Definition: the percentage of respondents (15 years of age and over) who used a mobile phone or the internet to access an account.

      Percentage of women in Colombia(2017)
      6.9%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women -
      Latin America and the Caribbean
      (2017)
      10%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      OECD
      (2017)
      50.9%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Women
      World
      (2017)
      23%
      World Bank. The Global Findex Database 2017
      Source: Global Findex

      Definition: percentage of women and men who responded to "Agree" or "Disagree" with the statement: "A man’s duty is to make money, a woman’s duty is to take care of the home and family”

      National total
      Region:

      Of those who
      Agree:
      Of those who
      Disagree:
      Urban vs rural
      Geographic zone:

      Of those who
      Agree:
      Of those who
      Disagree:
      Source: Departamento Nacional de Estadísticas (National Administrative Department of Statistics) (DANE)

      Definition: Average daily time dedicated to TDCNR (Unpaid Domestic and Care Work), by functionality (food supply, wardrobe maintenance, cleaning and maintenance, shopping and administration, activities with children under 5 years old, physical care for household members, support for household members, volunteer activities, and related transfers) and geographic area and region of residence

      National total
      Region:

          Urban vs rural
          Geographic zone:

              DANE - National Survey on the Use of Time (2012-2013, 2016-2017)

              Definition: Average daily time spent on unpaid work activities, by sex and place of residence

              National total
              Region:

              Urban vs rural
              DANE - National Time Use Survey (2012-2013, 2016-2017)

              Definition: Total workload in average time for people doing paid and unpaid work

              National total
              Region:

              Urban vs rural
              Geographic zone:

              DANE - National Time Use Survey (2012-2013, 2016-2017)

              Definition: households are considered multidimensionally poor when they have deprivation in at least 33% of the indicators. The five dimensions that make up the MPI are: household education conditions, childhood and youth conditions, work, health, housing, and public services.

              National total



              Urban vs rural
              Source: Gran Encuesta Integrada de Hogares (“Integrated Household Survey”) – GEIH 2018

              Definition: index that shows the disparities in the incidence of poverty between women and men. A value greater than 100 indicates that poverty affects women more than men; a value of less than 100 indicates the opposite.

              National total
              Source: Gran Encuesta Integrada de Hogares (“Integrated Household Survey”) – GEIH 2018

              Definition: percentage of the population over 15 years of age who live without their own income

              National total
              City:

              Urban vs rural
              Source: Gran Encuesta Integrada de Hogares (“Integrated Household Survey”) – GEIH 2018

              Definition: Percentage of people living below the national poverty line, disaggregated by sex and place of residence

              National total
                 
               
              Urban vs rural
              Geographic zone:

              Source: Gran Encuesta Integrada de Hogares (“Integrated Household Survey”) – GEIH 2018

              Definition: Percentage of manufacturing companies distributed by sex of the person who manages them


              Source: DANE, Survey of Technological Development and Innovation in the manufacturing industry (EDIT) - 2017-2018.

              Definition: Percentage of employed persons involved in Scientific, Technological and Innovation Activities in the general management area of innovative and potentially innovative manufacturing companies in 2018, distributed by gender


              Source: DANE, Survey of Technological Development and Innovation in the manufacturing industry (EDIT) - 2017-2018.