1:04 p.m.
Saturday, 17 February 2018

The unemployment rate in Baja California showed the highest record in seven years during February

According to the National Institute of Statistic and Geography (INEGI by its acronym in Spanish), the rate of unemployment in California reached 6.17% in February, so it is a new historical record.

The institute pointed out that the unemployment rate in 2012 was higher than the same period of last year when it reached 5.45%.

The figure that was announced by INEGI is the highest in seven years, according to the institute's historical series.

It is worth mentioning that The National Survey of Occupation and Employment includes the total working population: formal, informal and legal U.S. occupied.

During the reporting month, five of the six states located on the Northern Border, were collocated in the group of ten states with the highest unemployment rate in the country:

Tamaulipas 7.69%, 7.05% Chihuahua, Coahuila 6.21%, Baja California 6.17%, Sonora 6.15% and Nuevo Leon with the 5.63% is placed at number eleven.


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