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Mainly, the data shows that men benefitted most by job opportunities as the male participation rate went from 61.3 percent in June to 72.2 percent in July.
The Mexican labor market is starting to recover amid the COVID-19 pandemic as millions have returned to work in the second-largest Latin American economy, reported on Thursday the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI).
The latest data shows that in July, 7.2 million people went back to work, out of the 12 million unemployed reported in April.
Overall, the number of employed people reached 49.8 million in July with an increment of 1.5 million compared to June.
Furthermore, full-time workers increased by 4.2 million in the same period, and the informal jobs amounted to 27.3 million. Since the informal work rate stood at 54.9 percent, a 1.9 points increment compared to June, this type of employment has become a trend amid the labor market recovery.