Mexico Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mexico unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.43%, a 0.14% increase from 2018.
  • Mexico unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.28%, a 0.14% decline from 2017.
  • Mexico unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.42%, a 0.44% decline from 2016.
  • Mexico unemployment rate for 2016 was 3.86%, a 0.45% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.18%
St. Lucia 20.71%
Namibia 20.27%
Gabon 20.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.88%
Libya 18.56%
Bosnia 18.43%
Botswana 18.19%
North Macedonia 17.76%
Armenia 16.99%
Montenegro 14.88%
Jordan 14.72%
Turkey 13.49%
Iraq 12.82%
Serbia 12.69%
Albania 12.33%
Brazil 12.08%
Costa Rica 11.85%
Guyana 11.85%
Algeria 11.70%
Iran 11.38%
Colombia 9.71%
Venezuela 8.80%
Samoa 8.36%
Jamaica 8.00%
Suriname 7.33%
Mauritius 6.67%
Equatorial Guinea 6.43%
Belize 6.41%
Lebanon 6.23%
Maldives 6.14%
Dominican Republic 5.85%
Azerbaijan 5.51%
Paraguay 4.81%
Belarus 4.60%
Kazakhstan 4.59%
Russia 4.59%
Bulgaria 4.34%
China 4.32%
Fiji 4.10%
Romania 3.98%
Ecuador 3.97%
Turkmenistan 3.91%
Mexico 3.43%
Malaysia 3.32%
Peru 3.31%
Guatemala 2.46%
Cuba 1.64%
Tonga 1.12%
Thailand 0.75%
Mexico Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 3.43% 0.14%
2018 3.28% -0.14%
2017 3.42% -0.44%
2016 3.86% -0.45%
2015 4.31% -0.50%
2014 4.81% -0.11%
2013 4.91% 0.03%
2012 4.89% -0.28%
2011 5.17% -0.13%
2010 5.30% -0.05%
2009 5.36% 1.48%
2008 3.87% 0.25%
2007 3.63% 0.06%
2006 3.57% 0.01%
2005 3.56% -0.38%
2004 3.94% 0.48%
2003 3.46% 0.45%
2002 3.00% 0.47%
2001 2.54% -0.03%
2000 2.56% 0.08%
1999 2.49% -1.09%
1998 3.57% -0.48%
1997 4.06% -1.20%
1996 5.25% -1.64%
1995 6.89% 2.64%
1994 4.25% 1.03%
1993 3.21% 0.12%
1992 3.10% 0.05%
1991 3.05% 0.05%