The distribution of wealth and income reveals inequalities among and within countries and the ways in which wealth is redistributed.
Social mobility is the extent to which individuals can move between social positions, either in their lifetime or between generations.
Mexico's rapid economic changes have led to huge gains in GDP, but have caused social problems such as stratification and inequality.
Mexican society still shows traces of the racial and ethnic caste system that was instituted by the Spanish during the colonial period.
In spite of purported economic growth, both women and men in Mexico have to deal with social stratification, poverty, and unemployment.