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This page provides a snapshot of infrastructure projects in low- and middle-income countries by primary sector. Projects include management or lease contracts, concessions, greenfield projects, and divestitures. The database contains almost 5,000 projects dating from 1984 to 2012.
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Colombia
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Highlights
Featured Indicator, 1990-2012 Value
Infrastructure Sectors Reported Energy, Telecom, Transport, Water and sewerage
Projects reaching financial closure 140
Sector with largest investment share Telecom
Type of PPI with largest share in investment Greenfield project
Projects cancelled or distressed
7   ( 3% of total investment)
DATA
Region:
 Latin America and the Caribbean
Income Category:
 Upper middle income
GNI per capita (US$):
 3250

Number of Projects by Primary Sector
Financial Closure YearEnergyTelecomTransportWater and sewageTotal
199000000
199100000
199200101
199320507
1994149115
199530216
1996902415
199711121125
199821137
199920024
2000105410
200100134
20020011213
200300145
200400123
200500134
200613419
200720204
200800101
200900000
201020406
201110001
201200000
Total3794351140

Total Investment in Projects by Primary Sector (US$ million)
Year of InvestmentEnergyTelecomTransportWater and sewageTotal
199000000
199100000
19920040040
199328202600542
19942581,35551902,132
19951,27319719631,669
19961,495131149831,858
19973,383486491004,018
1998597545284651,491
199926426070360
2000821111,048421,282
20015389610203
20025116311151376
20035115411055370
2004531982651328
200562855242151,174
20061481,6336723052,758
20074961,07147402,041
20081591,69195602,806
2009142900001,042
20102351,6582,35904,252
20116842,096002,780
201201,532001,532
Total9,76714,8907,45594033,053

Total Projects by Primary Sector and Subsector (US$ million)
SectorSub-SectorNumber of ProjectsTotal Investment
EnergyElectricity268,708
Natural Gas111,059
Total Energy379,767
TelecomTelecom914,890
Total Telecom914,890
TransportAirports81,374
Railroads2500
Roads233,802
Seaports101,779
Total Transport437,455
Water and sewerageTreatment plant3168
Utility48772
Total Water and sewerage51940
Total14033,053

Total Number of Projects by Type and Primary Sector
Most infrastructure projects with private participation fit in one of the four categories indicated in the table. But the boundaries between these categories are not always clear, and some projects have features of more than one category. In these cases projects have been classified in the category that better reflects the risk borne by the private sector.
SectorConcessionDivestitureGreenfield projectManagement and lease contractTotal
Energy11521037
Telecom02709
Transport3209243
Water and sewerage27022251
Total60173924140

Total Investment in Projects by Type and Primary Sector (US$ million)
Most infrastructure projects with private participation fit in one of these four categories. But the boundaries between these categories are not always clear, and some projects have features of more than one category. In these cases projects have been classified in the category that better reflects the risk borne by the private sector.
SectorConcessionDivestitureGreenfield projectManagement and lease contractTotal
Energy06,0863,68109,767
Telecom03,01711,873014,890
Transport6,13501,289317,455
Water and sewerage83301034940
Total6,9689,10316,9473633,053

Comparative Infrastructure Indicators
IndicatorsColombiaLatin America and the Caribbean AverageUpper middle income CountriesOECD Average
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)3,2504,7766,33833,470
Access to electricity (% of population)817984..
Electric power consumption (kwh per capita)8901,4762,5828,769
Improved water source (% of population with access93919499
Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access)787985..
Total telephone subscribers per 100 inhabitants817186..

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