Unemployment reaches 1.6 million Mexicans in November – El Sol de México

In November, around 1.6 million Mexicans did not work or seek any economic income84 thousand fewer people than in the same period of 2022, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi).

With that, The unemployment rate in Mexico reached a level of 2.7 percentlower than the 2.8 percent observed in the penultimate month of last year.

According to the results of the National Occupation and Employment Survey (ENOE), the Inegi specified that of the unemployed population at least 900 thousand people were men, and the rest were women.

The majority of people in this condition, which are those who They did not work even an hour during the survey reference weekare found in the most urbanized areas of the country and They are from 25 to 44 years old.

According to Inegi, In four out of 10 cases, unemployment lasted up to a monthMeanwhile in three out of 10 were from one to three months. In the reference period, about 27,165 Mexicans had been looking for a job for more than a year.

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On the contrary, during November approximately 58.2 million people were employed, 911 thousand more than in the same period last year, of which 34.2 million were men and 23.9 million women, 231 thousand and 679 thousand more than in the same month of 2022, respectively.

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