In September, the national unemployment rate was 4.5%, the lowest for that month since 2008.

On the other hand, formal employment is growing at an annual rate of 4.2%; between December 2012 and September 2015, 1, 614,000 formal jobs were created.

Also, according to INEGI, the Global Indicator of Economic Activity for August grew at an annual rate of 2.6%, which is consistent with the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP)'s estimate of economic growth for 2015 (between 2 and 2.8%) and exactly twice that recorded in August 2014 (1.3%).