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Statistics

Mayor competitividad industrial

Baja California is the 1st place in Mexico with 916 foreign manufacturing companies (IMMEX).

This represents 308,150 industrial jobs.

Percentage of IMMEX Companies Creation by State

Top Industrial Competitiveness

Economic Indicators 2016 2017 Dif. National
Monthly unemployement rate* (%) 2.5 2.7 0.2 3.6
Manufacturing production growth* (%) 22.8 14.1 -8.7 16.4
Exports growth* (%) -3.2 6.2 9.4 12.9
Foreign and domestic direct investment (Mill. USD) 2,536 1,100(June)

In 2014 Baja's exports represented $40 B. USD, the second largest rate nationwide.

Baja's exports repreented 10.6% of all the goods exported in the country.

Our People

Population Distribution by City

Municipality Inhabitants Percentage
Tijuana 1,773,557 49.5%
Mexicali 1,052,657 29.4%
Ensenada 535,362 14.9%
Tecate 114,095 3.2%
Playas de Rosarito 108,935 3.0%
Inhabitants
  • 3.6 millon total population.
  • Young Population: The average age of Baja California's population is 26 years old
  • Tijuana and Mexicali within the 10 largest cities in Mexico.
  • Mexico total population: 112,336,538.

Pro-Business Community

  • Non-union environment.
  • More than 60% of the State's budget invested in education.
  • Linkage Programs Leaders and National Pioneers.
  • Hard working, skillful and competitive labor cost.

High Skilled And Stable Human Resources

  • Top private and state universities with international standards.
  • 51 Universities in Baja California.
  • Total under graduates: 90,455
  • Engineering students: 22,609