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Table 6 Rate of employment, unemployment and wastage, 2000. To estimate the rate of employment, the following categories were used: total of employed divided by the total number of doctors minus students and inactive. In the case of unemployment, the following formula was used: unemployment divided by employed plus other jobs plus underemployed. In the case of wastage, the formula used was: unemployed plus household plus other jobs divided by the total number of doctors minus students and inactive.

From: Educational and labor wastage of doctors in Mexico: towards the construction of a common methodology

Rate of employment = A/ (T - B - F)
  1. Source: Data generated by FUNSALUD from the XII General Census on Population and Housing, 2000.
  2. Where: A = Employment, B = Studying, C = Unemployed, D = Household, E = Others jobs, F = Inactive, T = Total