Key Facts

Capital: Mexico City (Distrito Federal)
Population: 114,975,406 (July 2012 est.)
Ethnic Groups: mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 60%, Amerindian or predominantly Amerindian 30%, white 9%, other 1%
Religion: Roman Catholic 76.5%, Protestant 5.2% (Pentecostal 1.4%, other 3.8%), Jehovah’s Witnesses 1.1%, other 0.3%, unspecified 13.8%, none 3.1%
Age Structure:0-14 years: 28.2%; 15-64 years: 65.2%; over 65 years: 6.2%
GDP/GDP Growth Rate: $1.155 trillion/4%
Health Expenditure: 13.8% of GDP
Maternal Mortality: 50 deaths/100,000 live births
Education Expenditure: 2.6% of GDP
Unemployment: N/A
Military Expenditure: 4.8% of GDP
Mobile Phones: 91.363 million
Internet Users: 31.02 million

Who’s Reporting

Roberto Carlos Gutiérrez Martínez

Roberto Carlos Gutiérrez Martínez

Roberto Carlos Gutiérrez Martínez holds a major in International Relations from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), a M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and several courses in Prague, Ottawa, Moscow and Washington D.C. Roberto is fluent in English and Spanish and has working knowledge of French. He has over ten years of work experience in the public and private sectors working for the Mexican government at embassies in Canada and Czech Republic, as advisor to the Secretary for Political Affairs at the OAS and analyst for Kissinger McLarty Associates, a consulting firm based in DC and New York.

Roberto led a consulting team, for the Spanish consulting firm Competitiveness, assisting the government of Guanajuato in creating strategies to promote development in selected economic clusters. Currently he is the Executive Director of International Debate Education Association (IDEA) for Mexico and Latin America. Roberto is also CEO and Founder of RCG Consulting, an independent consulting firm for governments and international organizations, and a Professor of Economics and International Affairs.