Mexico Unemployment Rate 1994-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Mexico increased to 4.72 percent in July from 4.41 percent in June of 2015. It is the highest figure since October last year. Unemployment Rate in Mexico averaged 3.81 percent from 1994 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 5.93 percent in May of 2009 and a record low of 2.22 percent in March of 1997. Unemployment Rate in Mexico is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI).

Mexico Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.72 4.41 5.93 2.22 1994 - 2015 percent Monthly
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In Mexico, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Mexico Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - Mexico Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, August 29, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-06-26 02:00 PM May 4.45% 4.31% 4.3% 4.2%
2015-07-24 02:00 PM Jun 4.41% 4.45% 4.5%
2015-08-28 02:00 PM Jul 4.72% 4.41% 4.71% 4.4%
2015-09-28 02:00 PM Aug 4.72% 4.6%
2015-10-23 02:00 PM Sep 4.4%
2015-11-27 02:00 PM Oct 4.5%


Mexico Unemployment Rate at 9-Month High


Mexican jobless rate rose to 4.72 percent in July of 2015 from 4.41 percent in June, but in line with market expectations.

The labour force participation rate was roughly unchanged at 60 percent from 60.1 percent in the previous month. 95.3 percent were working (down from 95.6 percent in June) while more people said could work more hours (8.5 percent from 8.4 percent in June). 

A year earlier, unemployment was higher at 5.47 percent.  

Upon seasonal adjustment, the unemployment rate went down to 4.31 percent from 4.39 percent in June.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
8/28/2015 2:47:20 PM


Recent Releases

Mexico Unemployment Rate Steady in June
The jobless rate in Mexico was recorded at 4.41 percent in June of 2015 roughly unchanged from 4.45 percent in the previous month.
Published on 2015-07-24

Mexico Unemployment Rate at 4-Month High
Mexican jobless rate increased for the second consecutive month to 4.45 percent in May of 2015 from 4.31 percent in April. It is the highest rate since January.
Published on 2015-06-26

Mexico Unemployment Rate Edges Up in April
Mexican jobless rate increased to 4.31 percent in April of 2015 from a 3-month low of 3.86 percent in March. A year earlier, unemployment was recorded at 4.84 percent.
Published on 2015-05-28

Mexico Unemployment Rate at 3-Month Low
Mexican jobless rate decreased to 3.86 percent in March of 2015 from 4.33 percent in the previous month. It is the lowest rate since December when it reached a six-year low of 3.76 percent.
Published on 2015-04-27


Mexico Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.72 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Employed Persons 50336088.00 49806064.00 50336088.00 37970852.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 2287633.00 2201778.00 3012574.00 915418.00 [+]
Productivity 110.60 111.80 113.70 91.90 Index Points [+]
Wages 298.33 294.51 298.33 124.36 MXN/Day [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 99.30 99.40 122.90 92.50 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 82.90 85.00 127.10 79.30 Index Points [+]
Population 123.79 122.33 123.79 38.68 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 69.26 69.26 69.26 0.01 MXN/Day [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jul/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 Jun/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jun/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.70 Jun/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jul/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]