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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Mexico

Mexico Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 3.9 % Mar/21
Employed Persons 53331428 Person | 53.331 Million Person 4Q/20
Employment Rate  96.11 % Mar/21
Unemployed Persons 2549487 Persons | 2.549 Million Persons 4Q/20


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Mexico - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Mexico?

  • Unemployment Rate in Mexico decreased to 3.9 % in March 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
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
4.4 Nov/20 24.12.2020
4.7 Oct/20 24.11.2020
5.1 Sep/20 21.10.2020
5.2 Aug/20 28.09.2020


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 increased to 53331428 Person (53.331 Million Person) in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
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
54152264 1Q/19 04.07.2019


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 96.11 % in March 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
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
95.63 Nov/20 26.12.2020
95.3 Oct/20 24.11.2020
94.9 Sep/21 21.10.2020
94.8 Aug/20 28.09.2020


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 2549487 Persons (2.549 Million Persons) in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
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
1886205 1Q/19 04.07.2019


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
Retirement Age Men 2020 65 65
Wages Mar/21 450.583 USD/Month 453.749
Labor Force Participation Rate Mar/21 57.2 % 56.7
Living Wage Individual 2018 187.522 USD/Month 179.274

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia Mar/21 14.2 % 15.9
Panama 2019 7.1 % 6
Puerto Rico Mar/21 7.4 % 7.7
Honduras 2019 5.7 % 5.7
Brazil Feb/21 14.4 % 14.2
Chile Mar/21 12.1 % 10.3
Paraguay 4Q/20 7.2 % 8.2
Argentina 4Q/20 11 % 11.7
Canada Apr/21 8.1 % 7.5
Ecuador 4Q/20 6.1 % 8.6
Mexico Mar/21 3.9 % 4.4
Peru Mar/21 15.3 % 14.5
United States Apr/21 6.1 % 6
Uruguay Mar/21 9.7 % 11.1
Jamaica 4Q/20 10.7 % 12.6
Suriname 2020 11.2 % 7.4
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2019 7.7 % 9.4
Cameroon 2019 3.4 % 3.4
Cape Verde 2020 12.3 % 11.3
Cuba 2019 1.2 % 1.7
Dominican Republic 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.1
El Salvador 2019 6.3 % 6.4
Guyana 2019 11.9 % 11.9
Haiti 2019 13.5 % 13.5
Nicaragua 2Q/20 5.4 % 4.8
Trinidad and Tobago 1Q/19 4 % 3.5