Economy of Policarpa

The town's economy is based on 60% of illicit crops, which drive other activities such as trade, transport and construction while is creating jobs, unskilled labor (pickers). This has generated an increase in immigration to the city in search of easy money, currently calculating a floating population of about three thousand people, especially in rural areas of the municipality, creating a strong pressure to the Municipal Administration to meet the needs core of this population.

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