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Nuevo Leon

Nuevo Leon


Nuevo Leon

Why Nuevo Leon?

Nuevo León is a border state with logistics location ideal for business in the North American market. The dynamism, labor productivity and industrial diversity has attracted more than 2,200 foreign companies to join metal sectors mechanical, electrical, automotive, information technology, aerospace, among others. Ten of the 20 largest companies Mexico, with headquarters in Monterrey, as well as three of the top universities in Latin America.


4,846,552vinhabitants, representing 4.2v% of the total population in Mexico.

Population working age: 3,725,575

Economically Active Population Occupied:      2,161,472

Extraction and Electrical Industry13,280
Other Services1,040,525
Other Services7,875

The foreign direct investment on 2012 destinated to Nuevo Leon was 1, 156 million, which represents 9.1 % of the total amount received in Mexico.

Primary Activities
Agriculture, forestry , fishing and hunting6,766
Secondary Activities
Electricity, water and gas supply pipeline17,408
Construction103, 179
Manufacturing285, 608
Tertiary activities
Trade175, 342
Transport, postal services , storage83, 239
Real estate and rental property .94, 758
Average salary contribution to Social Security in Coahuila$ 249.5
Salary by Industry National Activity
Agriculture, fisheries and$150.1
Mining and quarrying$419
Processing industries$272.4
Electricity and water industry$636.3
Transport and communications$326.4
Services for businesses and individuals$264.2
Social Services$286.7

* Price per day, Annual Average in Mexican Pesos.

Railways1092 km
Educational Infrastructure ( Media Superior and Superior)
Population Technical Higher LevelEnrolledGraduatesCertificated
Agricultural Sciences3600
Health Sciences32912483
Social and Administrative Sciences754229145
Education and Humanities53620

Engineering and Technology

Population Level DegreeEnrolledGraduatesCertificated
Agricultural Sciences1501212178
Health Sciences17,00118041482
Natural Sciences99310088
Social and Administrative Sciences59,26095136430
Education and Humanities7375883695
Engineering and Technology48,59058994439
Number of researchers by area
C. Physical – Mathematics70
Social Sciences132
Biology and Chemistry97
Biotechnology and Agro107
Humanities and Behavioral Sciences88
Medicine and Health Sciences100

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