Yucatan Comes in at 11th place Out of All Mexican States in Economic Competition

The state of Yucatan outpaces both its neighbors Quintana Roo and Campeche in financial competitiveness, according to the latest survey.

Yucatan is the one entity within the Peninsula that has an “average” margin of competitiveness, primarily for the state’s advances in access to new tech and their recent level of innovation.

Within the Indicator of Economic Competitiveness of the States 2015, introduced Tuesday Dec. 8th in Mexico City by the consulting agency Aregional, Yucatán occupies the 11th place amongst Mexico’s 32 states and ranks second within the group of 10 states with mid-level competitiveness, just under Tamaulipas.

This set of Mexican states in the “average” category of competitiveness also consists of Aguascalientes (12th), San Luis Potosi (13th), Guanajuato (14th), Colima (15th), Puebla (16th), State of Mexico (17th), Veracruz (18th) and Morelos (19th).

Campeche and Quintana Roo, meanwhile, rank 23rd and 25th on the nationwide list, and are a part of the group of  Mexican states with the lower ranges of competitiveness, with scores of 48.5 and 47.5, respectively, out of 100.

The indicator is an index that measures the power of states to spice up productiveness and create a conducive atmosphere for attracting funding and creating jobs with extra added worth.


Collectively, the businesses grouped within the “average” class obtained rankings ranging from 59 to 50, out of a total of 100 points.

For more travel news, reviews, and tips about the Yucatan Peninsula, Riviera Maya, Tulum, Cancun, and the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, then be sure to check out the YucatanGO.com blog.


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