64% of Colombians do not earn more than one $280 / month minimum wage

The National Administrative Department of Statistics (Dane) revealed that, between January and October of this year, 63.8% of Colombians did not earn more than one minimum wage and 48.6% have incomes below the minimum, which for 2019 is set at $280 dollars. According to Dane, the number of Colombians who do not earn more than one minimum wage has been increasing over the years, since in 2017 it was 58% of the population, in 2018 it was 56.6% and in 2019 it climbed to 60, 8%.

Source: Dinero