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Election and Democracy
Mexico
Voter turnout in the national election63.2% (June 2019 or latest)
[24/36countries]
% of those who are proud of their country in the way democracy works15.1% (2013)
[25/26countries]
% of those who think that giving people more say is the most important aim of the country out of maintaining national order/ giving people more say/ fighting rising prices/ protecting freedom of speech18.6% (2010)
[20/25countries]
% of those who think that protecting freedom of speech is the most important aim of the country out of maintaining national order/ giving people more say/ fighting rising prices/ protecting freedom of speech11.3% (2010)
[9/25countries]
Politician
Mexico
Number of total seats in the Parliament628 (2017)
[6/36countries]
Number of total seats in the Parliament per 1 million population4.92 (2017)
[35/36countries]
Number of seats in the House of Representatives500 (2017)
[6/36countries]
Number of seats in the House of Representatives per 1 million population3.92 (2017)
[34/36countries]
% of seats held by women in national parliaments42.6% (2017)
[3/36countries]
Women in ministerial positions (% of all ministers)15.8% (2017)
[30/35countries]
% of those who think that most politicians are in politics only for what they can get out of it personally81.1% (2010)
[3/25countries]
Political party and organization
Mexico
Parliament
Mexico
% of those who have confidence in parliament40.3% (2008)
[25/30countries]
Political awareness
Mexico
Political action
Mexico
Government
Mexico
% of respondents reporting high levels of trust in national government 37.2% (2010)
[19/34countries]
Public officials
Mexico
% of central government employees aged 55 years or older21.0% (2015)
[21/31countries]
Public finance
Mexico
General government expenditure, % of GDP24.5% (2015)
[35/35countries]
General government revenue, % of GDP23.7% (2015)
[35/35countries]
General government fiscal balance, % of GDP-0.9% (2015)
[13/36countries]
General government gross debt, % of GDP53.5% (2015)
[24/35countries]
General government financial net worth (% of GDP)-13.9% (2015)
[11/33countries]
Tax
Mexico
Value Added Tax/ General Sales Tax - Rates16.0% (2015)
[27/33countries]
Corporate income tax rate (central + sub-central)30.00% (2018)
[3/36countries]
Ease of paying taxes (world rank)114 (2016)
[33/36countries]
Profit tax (% of proft)23.1% (2010)
[8/36countries]
Labor tax and contributions (% of proft)26.1% (2010)
[16/36countries]
Total tax rate (% of proft)50.5% (2010)
[8/36countries]
Social security
Mexico
% of those who are proud of their country in its social security system22.4% (2013)
[22/26countries]
% of those who think "government agencies should primarily provide help in everyday life for elderly people23.3% (2012)
[23/27countries]
% of those who think that the government/public funds should primarily cover the costs of the help to elderly people48.7% (2012)
[23/27countries]
Maternal leave benefits (% of wages)100 (2009)
[1/34countries]
% of those who think that 1-6 months of paid parental leave is necessary 45.8% (2012)
[6/27countries]
% of those who think that 7-12 months of paid parental leave is necessary 19.0% (2012)
[21/27countries]
% of those who think that 13-36 months of paid parental leave is necessary 2.4% (2012)
[26/27countries]
% of those who think that the government should pay for parental leave32.6% (2012)
[18/27countries]
% of those who think that the employer should pay for parental leave15.7% (2012)
[3/27countries]
% of those who think that both the government and the employer should pay for parental leave50.1% (2012)
[13/27countries]
% of those who think the employers should primarily cover the costs of childcare for children under school age2.1% (2012)
[14/27countries]
% of those who think the family itself should primarily cover the costs of childcare for children under school age64.8% (2012)
[5/27countries]
% of those who think the government/public funds should primarily cover the costs of childcare for children under school age33.1% (2012)
[23/27countries]
% of those who think government agencies should primarily provide childcare for children under school age13.8% (2012)
[24/27countries]
% of those who think that poverty is the most important issue for their country6.5% (2010)
[13/25countries]
Law and Justice
Mexico
% of respondents reporting high levels of trust in judicial system and courts30.6% (2010)
[31/34countries]
% of those who have confidence in the justice system (5 choices)41.1% (2008)
[29/30countries]