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This document describes the key findings for Mexico from the OECD Skills Strategy 2019.
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The Skills Outlook Scoreboard assesses the extent to which Mexico is able to make the most of digitalisation. Mexico’s performance is measured along 4 main indicators for which cross-country comparable information is available, aiming at capturing the level of skills of Mexican students and skills-related policy efforts.
In recent years, Hidalgo's economy has grown faster than the national average. Between 2009 and 2017, Hidalgo's annual GDP per capita growth rate was 3.9%, twice the national average (1.9%). In addition, the increase in productivity in the state between 2010 and 2016 was the fifth highest of all Mexican states.
The OECD carries out these surveys on around 50 countries every two years. This is the 16th survey of Mexico, but the first to be presented to the new administration. I would like to thank Minister Urzúa, Deputy Minister Herrera and their teams for the excellent support which support that we received during the preparation of the Survey.
Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing humanity. The number of countries alarmed by the seriousness of this phenomenon is increasing every day. More than 180 nations ratified the Paris Agreement. They recognised the need for immediate action. However, efforts to achieve global climate goals remain insufficient.
L’économie mexicaine se développe à un rythme modéré, portée par un cadre macroéconomique solide et par des exportations dont la vigueur tient à l’intégration poussée du pays aux chaînes de valeur mondiales. Selon un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE, le pays a désormais besoin d’une nouvelle stratégie pour doper sa croissance, faire baisser les niveaux élevés de pauvreté et d’inégalités et améliorer le bien-être de tous les Mexicains.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Mexico on 2-3 May 2019 to present the 2019 OECD Economic Survey of Mexico.
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The tax wedge for the average single worker in Mexico decreased by 0.7 percentage points from 20.4 in 2017 to 19.7 in 2018. The OECD average tax wedge in 2018 was 36.1 (2017, 36.2).