Get To Know The Guanajuato Workforce

As of 2017, the state of Guanajuato was home to nearly 6 million people according INEGI census data. The average age is 25, with a ratio of 52% women to 48% men.

Guanajuato is home to several educational institutions, with approximately half of the state's municipalities having one or more institutions of higher education, with the most important being the University of Guanajuato. Given the region’s size and location, the area is able to attract workers of all levels of skill.


Basic Education


High School Completion


Technical or Higher Education Degree

Distance to U.S. Border

Guanajuato is about 560 miles south of Laredo, Texas on the U.S./Mexico border, with industry
stops in San Luis Potosi and Monterrey.

International Airport and Seaport

The Del Bajio International Airport is one of the 10 busiest in Mexico and handles over 2 million
passengers per year. Seaport access is available via ports in the Gulf of Mexico.

International Road and Rail Networks

The Guanajuato region has access to major highway networks, Mexico interstate I-45 and I-57, which both provide international connections to the U.S. border. The region also hosts several stops along the international Ferromex rail service.

Connected Infrastructure in Guanajuato

The Guanajuato manufacturing hub is located in central Mexico, just north of Mexico City. A 4-hour drive to Mexico City from the region’s interior, travelers have connected access to the country by a number of domestic and international highways, including interstates 45 and 57. The region has access to Mexico’s international rail service, as well as to seaports in the Gulf of Mexico for imports and exports made by sea.

Del Bajío International Airport, officially known as Aeropuerto Internacional de Guanajuato (Guanajuato International Airport), provides international service to global travelers.

Guanajuato is also close to the nearby manufacturing city of Queretaro.

Benefit from Guanajuato's Manufacturing Industry

Guanajuato is located in Mexico’s El Bajio manufacturing region, and is also conveniently proximal to the major industry hubs of Mexico City, Queretaro, and Monterrey. It is currently the fastest growing state for manufacturing in Mexico – Guanajuato’s manufacturing sector accounts for 38% of Mexico’s annual economic output, ranking it as the 6 th highest in the country. The automotive industry is particularly strong in Guanajuato with over 575 international manufacturers employing over 620,000 people. Major manufacturers call the region home, including Toyota in Apaseo el Grande, Honda in Celaya, and Thyssen Group in San Miguel de Allende.

Automotive Industry

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