Mexico: number of renewable energy jobs 2018, by sector

As of 2018, the Mexican renewable energy industry employed more than 88 thousand workers. The renewables segment with the largest workforce was hydropower, which generated around 25.5 thousand jobs. Solar photovoltaic came in second, with 23 thousand people employed either directly or indirectly.

Number of renewable energy jobs in Mexico in 2018, by industry

Number of jobs in thousands
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Release date

June 2019



Survey time period

As of 2018 or latest available year*

Special properties

Including direct and indirect jobs

Supplementary notes

* The source does not provide an exact date of data collection for all the data points. Some data points may be older than 2018. The release date provided in this statistic is the date of publication of IRENA's latest annual report Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2019.

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