Statistics on Ciudad Juárez

"El Paso, in the American state of Texas, and Ciudad Juárez in Mexico are two places in the world that really show the opportunities and the threats globalisation presents to workers."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/people/highlights/010928_mexicanmigrants.shtml

 

In Juárez:

-there are 300 maquiladoras.

-220,000 people in Juárez work in those plants.

-there are the highest number of people working in the maquiladoras.

-2400 professionals and managers cross to and from El Paso to Juárez for employment daily.

-there is a high turnover rate in the factories.