Baja California records 4.9% annual growth in jobs

Category: News
Published: 2019-03-04

MEXICALI – Baja California has registered an annual growth rate of 4.9% in employment, above the national average of 3.3%, according to numbers from Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS).

The head of Secretaría de Desarrollo Económico (Sedeco), Carlo Bonfante, said that in January were generated 7,691 formal jobs, contributing with them 8.1% of those generated in the country during the first month of the year.

Bonfante indicated that with the new records reached the figure of 885,136 workers insured to IMSS, and stressed that in the current state administration have generated 217,840 formal jobs, of which 87.8% are permanent.

He added that the states that reported the most hiring in January 2019 were Jalisco, Nuevo Leon, Quintana Roo, Sonora, Queretaro, Chihuahua and Baja California, and in these seven states was reached 88.7% of national employment.

Source: Uniradio Informa