Expatriation and Immigration in Mexico

Overview by Globlatrade.net:

Capital: Mexico City, Federal District (DF)


Total Population: 107,431,225
Annual Growth Rate: 1.0%
Density: 55 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 76.3%
Population of main cities including suburbs: Mexico city (22,900,000); Guadalajara (4,550,000); Monterrey (4,075,000); Puebla (1,930,000); Toluca (1,740,000).
Ethnic Origins: 60% mixed ethnic origins (Amerindian - Spanish), 30% Amerindian, 9% white people and others 1%.
Official Language: Spanish
Other Languages Spoken: Many Mexicans also speak English. In some rural areas, native dialects are spoken.
Business Language(s): Spanish and English
Religion: Catholics: 89.9%, Protestants: 5.2%, Jewish: 0.05%, Others 2.1%, No religion 2.5%,
Literacy Rate: 91.6%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Mexico City
It is %T:%M %A In Culiacán
It is %T:%M %A In Tijuana

Exchange Rate on

: National Currency:
Mexican Peso (MXN)

Country Overview

Area: 1,964,380 km²
Type of State: Mexico's official name is Mexican United States. It is a federal republic based on presidential democracy.
Type of Economy: Economy oriented toward exports; member of OECD; emerging financial market..
Highest per capita income in Latin America; the most open country in Latin America, heavily dependent on the American economic situation
HDI*: 0.750/1
HDI (World Rank): 56/169

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To Make a Call From Mexico, Dial 00
To Make a Call to Mexico, Dial +52
Internet Suffix: .mx
Computers: 14.4 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 18.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 21.4 per 100 Inhabitants

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Imports of Goods (million USD) 263,476 290,246 318,304 241,515 310,618
Exports of Goods (million USD) 249,961 271,821 291,265 229,712 298,361
Imports of Services (million USD) 22,329 23,228 25,001 21,402 23,056
Exports of Services (million USD) 16,372 17,598 18,474 15,420 16,178

Source: WTO - World Trade Organization


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