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

Unemployment Rate in Mexico decreased to 4.33 percent in February of 2015 from 4.51 percent in January of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Mexico averaged 3.80 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).

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Mexico Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.33 4.51 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 - Mexico Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Mexico Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.


Mexico Unemployment Rate Rises in January


Mexican jobless rate increased to 4.51 percent in January, after reaching a six-year low 3.76 percent in the previous month.

The labour force participation rate decreased to 58.8 percent from 59.86 percent in the previous month. 95.5 percent were working but 8.5 percent said could work more hours.

Upon seasonal adjustment, the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.43 percent.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
2/27/2015 2:11:23 PM


Recent Releases

Mexico Unemployment Rate The Lowest in 6 Years
Mexican jobless rate declined to 3.76 percent in December of 2014 from 4.53 percent in the previous month. It is the fifth consecutive decrease and the lowest figure since May of 2008. Published on 2015-01-16

Mexico Unemployment Rate Down to 11-Month Low
Mexican jobless rate decreased for the fourth straight month to 4.53 percent in November of 2014 from 4.78 percent in the previous month. Published on 2014-12-19


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-01-16 02:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Dec
3.76% 4.53% 4.23% 4%
2015-02-27 02:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Jan
4.51% 3.76% 4.45% 4.1%
2015-03-27 02:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Feb
4.33% 4.51% 4.25% 4.1%
2015-04-27 02:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Mar
4.33% 4%
2015-05-28 02:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Apr
4%
2015-06-26 02:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  May
4%


Mexico Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.33 4.51 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Employed Persons 11.30 49823798.00 50243493.00 11.30 [+]
Unemployed Persons 2284602.00 2736699.00 3012574.00 915418.00 [+]
Productivity 108.30 109.60 113.70 91.90 Index Points [+]
Wages 293.45 294.45 294.45 124.36 MXN [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 96.70 118.60 122.90 92.50 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 87.80 114.50 127.10 79.30 Index Points [+]
Population 122.33 120.85 122.33 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 68.33 68.33 68.33 0.01 MXN [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Feb/15 6.40 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 5.90 Feb/15 5.30 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Feb/15 6.60 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Dec/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.20 Jan/15 11.30 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jan/15 4.80 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.60 Jan/15 12.70 13.30 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Feb/15 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.33 Feb/15 4.51 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.10 Feb/15 7.20 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.80 Feb/15 5.50 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.90 Feb/15 3.40 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.70 Nov/14 23.67 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.50 Feb/15 3.50 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.90 Dec/14 10.70 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.70 Jan/15 5.70 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.50 Feb/15 5.70 10.80 2.50 percent [+]