Mexico Unemployment Rate

Compared to a year earlier, the jobless rate decreased for both men (3.3 percent from 4 percent) and women (3.4 percent from 4.3 percent). Among unemployed people, 18.9 percent had not completed secondary education, and 81.1 percent had a higher education.

Those underemployed accounted for 7.1 percent of total employed, less than 7.7 percent a year earlier.

The participation rate decreased to 59.4 percent from 59.6 percent in February of 2016.