Mexico Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mexico unemployment rate for 2022 was 3.31%, a 0.78% decline from 2021.
  • Mexico unemployment rate for 2021 was 4.09%, a 0.36% decline from 2020.
  • Mexico unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.45%, a 0.97% increase from 2019.
  • Mexico unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.48%, a 0.21% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 29.81%
Gabon 21.47%
Namibia 20.85%
Botswana 20.68%
Libya 20.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.98%
Jordan 17.87%
St. Lucia 17.36%
Iraq 15.55%
Montenegro 15.40%
North Macedonia 15.08%
Bosnia 14.05%
Lebanon 12.64%
Armenia 12.56%
Guyana 12.36%
Albania 11.81%
Algeria 11.55%
Costa Rica 11.45%
Iran 10.96%
Colombia 10.73%
Samoa 10.31%
Turkey 10.03%
Belize 9.69%
Serbia 9.47%
Brazil 9.46%
Equatorial Guinea 8.69%
Suriname 8.64%
Mauritius 7.23%
Dominican Republic 7.12%
Paraguay 6.89%
Jamaica 6.05%
Azerbaijan 5.46%
Romania 5.44%
Venezuela 5.33%
Turkmenistan 5.02%
Kazakhstan 5.01%
China 4.89%
Maldives 4.88%
Bulgaria 4.40%
Fiji 4.33%
Belarus 4.17%
Ecuador 3.96%
Malaysia 3.73%
Peru 3.66%
Mexico 3.31%
Tonga 3.01%
Guatemala 2.57%
Cuba 1.39%
Thailand 0.86%
Mexico Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 3.31% -0.78%
2021 4.09% -0.36%
2020 4.45% 0.97%
2019 3.48% 0.21%
2018 3.27% -0.15%
2017 3.42% -0.44%
2016 3.86% -0.45%
2015 4.31% -0.50%
2014 4.81% -0.10%
2013 4.91% 0.02%
2012 4.89% -0.28%
2011 5.17% -0.13%
2010 5.30% -0.06%
2009 5.36% 1.49%
2008 3.87% 0.24%
2007 3.63% 0.06%
2006 3.57% 0.01%
2005 3.56% -0.38%
2004 3.94% 0.48%
2003 3.46% 0.46%
2002 3.00% 0.37%
2001 2.63% -0.02%
2000 2.65% 0.05%
1999 2.60% -1.13%
1998 3.73% -0.51%
1997 4.24% -1.23%
1996 5.47% -1.63%
1995 7.10% 2.66%
1994 4.44% 1.07%
1993 3.37% 0.13%
1992 3.24% 0.09%
1991 3.15% 0.09%