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Table 2 Region-wise percent by residence location in 2000 (Census Data)

From: Do Mexicans care about air pollution?

Regions Percent of household heads that stay in their birth’s region
Northwest 76.01
North 83.39
Northeast 75.07
West Central 86.45
South Central 70.48
Pacific 92.96
Gulf of México and Yucatan Peninsula 85.99
  1. Source: Own calculations using Mexican Census of 2000
  2. Regions are based on INEGI definition of economic areas. Regional definitions: Northwest (Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, Sonora, Nayarit), North (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Zacatecas), Northeast (Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas), West Central (Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Guanajuato, Colima, Michoacan, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi), South Central (Hidalgo, Mexico, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Morelos, Distrito Federal), Pacific (Chiapas, Guerrero, Oaxaca), Gulf of Mexico and Yucatan Peninsula (Veracruz, Tabasco, Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatan)