The average worker in Mexico faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 19.2% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Mexico was ranked 32 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.
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This note presents key findings for Mexico from Society at a Glance 2014 - OECD Social indicators. This 2014 publication also provides a special chapter on: the crisis and its aftermath: a “stress test” for societies and for social policies.
Mexico demonstrated good resilience during the crisis, with growth in GDP per capita stronger over the 2006-2011 period than the earlier 5-year period.
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The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. To date, students representing more than 70 economies have participated in the assessment.
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How's Life? 2013 - Country note - Mexico (PDF)
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Future replacement rates for full career workers in Mexico are the lowest in the OECD.More than one in five Mexican people aged over 65 live in poverty. This is the third highest level in OECD countries...
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Mexico needs serious investment in prevention programmes to address its massive, and still rising, obesity rate, according to a new OECD report.
This report documents procurement regulations and practices in Mexico's State's Employees' Social Security and Social Services Institute(ISSSTE) and makes policy recommendations in key procurement areas.
A comprehensive economic review of the Puebla-Tlaxcala region of Mexico. The review examines the region's challenges and assets and makes a series of policy recommendations.
The OECD welcomes the initiative by the Mexican Institute for Social Security (IMSS) to organise reverse auctions for the procurement of medicines. This is a further step forward in the fight against collusion in public procurement and the latest in a series of improvements in procurement by IMSS that have already saved the taxpayer billions of pesos.