ProMéxico MIM

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A country of young people

By the fourth quarter of 2015 Mexico summed a total population of 121.5 million of inhabitants and an Economically Active Population of 53.8 million people, as INEGI reported.

According to CONAPO’s forecasts, Mexico currently presents a demographic bonus that will last the next two decades.

Currently the population in working age represents 67.4% of the total population. It is estimated that during the next two decades Mexico’s population in working age will be of more than 80 million people and will continue to represent more than 65% of the population.

A country with qualified labor force

According to National Association of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education's data, 115 thousand engineering and technology students graduated from Mexican institutions. From UNESCO's 2014 data, in Mexico there are 26% more graduates in manufacturing, engineering and construction per capita than in the United States.