Share of population with health insurance in Mexico in 2018, by type of institution or program
Mexico: main types of health insurance 2018
In 2018, most people in Mexico were public health insured. Around 42.2 percent of the Mexican population were covered by the public health insurance program "Seguro Popular", while almost 37 percent were insured with the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), including its "Prospera" program.
Share of population with health insurance in Mexico in 2018, by type of institution or program
Share of population
Public health insurance (Seguro Popular) 42.2%
Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) 36.4%
IMSS Prospera program 0.3%
Institute for Social Security and Services for State Workers (ISSSTE) 5.5%
State ISSSTE (subnational level) 1.4%
Pemex, Defense or Navy health program 0.8%
Private medical insurance 0.8%
Indirect health insurance coverage* 1.7%
Another medical institution0.7%
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Sources

Release date

July 2019

Region

Mexico

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* People who are insured by a direct family member and who are not covered by the public health insurance program "Seguro Popular".
In Mexico, a person may be insured by more than one institution.

Mexico: main types of health insurance 2018
In 2018, most people in Mexico were public health insured. Around 42.2 percent of the Mexican population were covered by the public health insurance program "Seguro Popular", while almost 37 percent were insured with the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), including its "Prospera" program.
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