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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Mexico

Mexico Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 3.5 % Dec/21
Employed Persons 55836232 Person | 55.836 Million Person 3Q/21
Employment Rate  96.34 % Nov/21
Unemployed Persons 2471216 Persons | 2.471 Million Persons 3Q/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Mexico - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Mexico?

  • Unemployment Rate in Mexico decreased to 4 % in May 2021. The maximum rate was 6.42 % and minimum was 2.22 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics and Geography.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.4 Jul/21 26.08.2021
4 Jun/21 26.07.2021
4 May/21 24.06.2021
4.7 Apr/21 27.05.2021
3.9 Mar/21 22.04.2021
4.4 Feb/21 24.03.2021
4.7 Jan/21 25.02.2021
3.8 Dec/20 21.01.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Mexico by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Enrique Peña 01.12.2012 - 01.12.2018 4.4000 3.4000 5.4700 2.9000 -22.73%
Felipe Calderón 01.12.2006 - 01.12.2012 3.3200 5.0500 6.4200 3.1100 52.11%
Vicente Fox 01.12.2000 - 01.12.2006 3.4100 3.5000 4.0600 2.2200 2.64%
Ernesto Zedillo 01.12.1994 - 01.12.2000 3.6200 3.9700 3.9700 2.2200 9.67%
Carlos Salinas 01.12.1988 - 01.12.1994 4.3000 3.9700 4.3000 3.7200 -7.67%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Person)

Employed Persons
                     Mexico - Historical Data (Person)

How many employed persons are in Mexico?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Mexico decreased to 52973272 Person (52.973 Million Person) in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 55683448 Person and minimum was 37970852 Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Institute of Statistics and Geography.

Historical Data (Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
55242748 2Q/21 21.08.2021
52973272 1Q/21 22.05.2021
53331428 4Q/20 20.02.2021
51011032 3Q/20 21.11.2020
55352304 1Q/20 23.05.2020
55683448 4Q/19 15.02.2020
55201940 3Q/19 16.11.2019
54936720 2Q/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Person)

Employed Persons in Mexico by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Mexico - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Mexico?

  • Employment Rate in Mexico increased to 96.01 % in May 2021. The maximum rate was 97.23 % and minimum was 93.58 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics and Geography.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
95.62 Jul/21 26.08.2021
95.98 Jun/21 26.07.2021
96.01 May/21 24.06.2021
95.35 Apr/21 29.05.2021
96.11 Mar/21 22.04.2021
95.63 Feb/21 27.03.2021
95.27 Jan/21 25.02.2021
96.2 Dec/20 23.01.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Mexico by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Mexico - Historical Data (Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Mexico?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Mexico decreased to 2411863 Persons (2.412 Million Persons) in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 3012574 Persons and minimum was 915418 Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Institute of Statistics and Geography.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
2425506 2Q/21 21.08.2021
2411863 1Q/21 22.05.2021
2549487 4Q/20 20.02.2021
2769491 3Q/20 21.11.2020
1976060 1Q/20 23.05.2020
1942071 4Q/19 15.02.2020
2147638 3Q/19 16.11.2019
2014496 2Q/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Mexico by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Mexico

Index Updated Actual Previous
Unemployment Rate May/21 4 % 4.7
Wages Jun/21 453.354 USD/Month 454.404
Labor Force Participation Rate May/21 58.7 % 59.1
Living Wage Individual 2018 187.522 USD/Month 179.274

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia May/21 15.6 % 15.1
Panama 2020 18.5 % 7.1
Puerto Rico May/21 8.1 % 7
Honduras 2020 10.9 % 5.7
Brazil Apr/21 14.7 % 14.7
Chile May/21 10 % 10.2
Paraguay 4Q/20 7.2 % 8.2
Argentina 1Q/21 10.2 % 11
Canada Jun/21 7.8 % 8.2
Ecuador 4Q/20 6.1 % 8.6
Mexico May/21 4 % 4.7
Peru Jun/21 10.3 % 12
United States Jun/21 5.9 % 5.8
Uruguay May/21 10.2 % 10.2
Jamaica 1Q/21 8.9 % 10.7
Suriname 2020 11.2 % 7.4
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2020 7.8 % 7.7
Cameroon 2020 3.6 % 3.3
Cape Verde 2020 12.3 % 11.3
Cuba 2020 3.87 % 1.2
Dominican Republic 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.1
El Salvador 2020 7 % 6.3
Guyana 2020 15.8 % 11.9
Haiti 2020 14.5 % 13.5
Nicaragua 4Q/20 4.8 % 4.8
Trinidad and Tobago 2Q/19 4.4 % 4