List of Mexican states by poverty rate

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This is a list of 31 federal states and the Federal District of Mexico by poverty rate in 2012.

People living in poverty under the Mexican poverty definition, 2012.

Methodology[edit]

This list includes both moderate poverty and extreme poverty rates. Percentages appear very high as a result.

Mexican states[edit]

Rank State Poverty Rate (2012) [1] Poverty Rate (2010) [2]
1  Chiapas 74.7% 78.5%
2  Guerrero 69.7% 67.6%
3  Puebla 64.5% 61.5%
4  Oaxaca 61.9% 67.0%
5  Tlaxcala 57.9% 60.3%
6  Michoacán 54.4% 54.7%
7  Zacatecas 54.2% 60.2%
8  Hidalgo 52.8% 54.7%
9  Veracruz 52.6% 57.6%
10  San Luis Potosí 50.5% 52.4%
11  Durango 50.1% 51.6%
12  Tabasco 49.7% 57.1%
13  Yucatán 48.9% 48.3%
14  Nayarit 47.6% 41.4%
-  Mexico 45.5% 46.1%
15  Morelos 45.5% 43.2%
16  México 45.3% 42.9%
17  Campeche 44.7% 50.5%
18  Guanajuato 44.5% 48.5%
19  Jalisco 39.8% 37.0%
20  Quintana Roo 38.8% 34.6%
21  Tamaulipas 38.4% 39.0%
22  Aguascalientes 37.8% 38.1%
23  Querétaro 36.9% 41.4%
24  Sinaloa 36.3% 36.7%
25  Chihuahua 35.3% 38.8%
26  Colima 34.4% 34.7%
27  Baja California Sur 31.0% 31.0%
28  Baja California 30.2% 31.5%
29  Sonora 29.1% 33.1%
30  Federal District 28.9% 28.5%
31  Coahuila 27.9% 27.8%
32  Nuevo León 23.2% 21.0%

See also[edit]

General:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coneval". Retrieved July 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ "INEGI" (PDF). Retrieved February 20, 2013.