Querétaro

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2015: 2,038,372, Population

2020-S1: 1.56, Economic complexity (ECI)

 2020: US$9.38B, International sales

2020: US$10.1B, International purchases

2020-Q4: 949,571, Economically Active Population

  2020-Q4: 7 %, Unemployment rate

 2020-Q4: 42.8 %, Labor informality rate

2018: $61.3k MX, Average quarterly current income

Jan-Dec 2020: US$846M, Foreign direct investment

About Querétaro

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In 2015, the population in Querétaro was 2,038,372 inhabitants (48.7% men and 51.3% women). Compared to 2010, the population in Querétaro increased by 11.5%.

International sales of Querétaro in 2020 were US$9.38B, 15.5% more than the previous year. The products with the highest level of international sales in 2020 were Parts and Accessories of Motor Vehicles (US$3.08B), Refrigerators, Freezers and other Refrigerating or Freezing Equipment (US$832M), and Turbojets, Turbopropellers and other Gas Turbines (US$788M).

International purchases of Querétaro in 2020 were US$10.1B, -28% less than the previous year. The products with the highest level of international purchases in 2020 were Parts and Accessories of Motor Vehicles (US$1.32B), Colloidal Precious Metal; Organic or Inorganic Compounds of Precious Metals, whether or not Chemically Defined; Amalgams of Precious Metals (US$669M), and Corn (US$280M).

In the fourth quarter of 2020, the economically active population of Querétaro was 950k people. The workforce reached 883k people (39.8% women and 60.2% men) with an average monthly salary of $3.7k MX. The occupations that concentrate the largest number of workers were Traders in Stores (39.3k), Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade (39.1k), and Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related (35.6k). Querétaro registered 66.5k unemployed (unemployment rate of 7%).

In 2015, 27.8% of the population was in a situation of moderate poverty and 3.47% in extreme poverty. The vulnerable population due to social deprivation reached 32.6%, while the vulnerable population by income was 8.24%.

In 2015, 4.2% of the population in Querétaro had no access to sewage systems, 3.16% did not have a water supply network, 1.51% did not have a bathroom and 0.77% did not have electricity.

Evolution of COVID-19 Cases

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* The dashed line indicates preliminary data that will be confirmed during the next 7 days.

The visualization presents the evolution of daily cases by COVID-19 in Querétaro.

With the selector at the top it is possible to change the visualization to the evolution of deaths by COVID-19 (daily or accumulated). There is also the option of viewing the data with a 7-day rolling mean or a rate per 100,000 inhabitants.

The visualization shows the distribution of deaths according to comorbidity in Querétaro. All the deceased reported to date are considered.

The buttons at the top allow you to see this distribution for the total of confirmed cases and hospitalized cases to date in Querétaro.

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COVID-19 Cases by Gender and Age Range

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The visualization shows the distribution of confirmed cases according to age range and sex in Querétaro to the date.

The selector at the top allows you to see this distribution for deceased and hospitalized patients. Additionally, when selecting type of patient it is possible to visualize the distribution by age range of hospitalized and outpatient patients.

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Types of Credits

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The general objective of the financial support program for family micro-businesses is to contribute to the permanence of micro-businesses, companies, people who work on their own, people who provide services, domestic workers and independent workers, in the face of the economic crisis derived from the health emergency caused by the SARS-CoV2 virus, both to safeguard their economic activity and to maintain the jobs they generate.

There are 3 types of support. The first corresponds to the IMSS-Employers, credits granted with the objective of meeting the financing need of companies with employer registration in the IMSS that, as of April 15, 2020, kept the average of their workforce from the first quarter of 2020.

In second place is the IMSS-Homeworkers , credits granted in order to meet the need for financing of domestic workers and independent workers, valid in their rights as of April 30, 2020.

Finally, there are the credits of the Wellness modality, credits granted in order to meet the need for financing of micro-businesses, both in the formal and informal sectors, as well as people who work on their own account and people who provide services.

Credits Collected by Modality

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15,599, Total credits collected

Due to the economic crisis caused by COVID-19, the financial support program for family micro-businesses has been created, which has 3 types of credits.

The values under each figure indicate the total credits collected in each modality in Querétaro, until January 31, 2021 .

Credits Collected by Municipalities

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The visualization shows the distribution of credits collected as of January 31, 2021, in Querétaro according to municipalities. With the upper button it is possible to review this distribution for the 3 types of available credits.

In Querétaro, the municipalities that have received the most credits from the IMSS-Employers modality are Querétaro (2,088), San Juan del Río (410), and Corregidora (349). In the IMSS-Homeworkers modality, the municipalities with the most credits collected are Querétaro (86), El Marqués (7), and Corregidora (7). Finally, in the Wellness modality, the municipalities that have collected the most credits are Querétaro (4,746), Corregidora (928), and San Juan del Río (155).

* The municipalities in gray do not present data or the values have been anonymized.

International Sales

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Parts and Accessories of Motor Vehicles: US$3.08B, Main Exported Product (2020)

United States: US$7.31B, Main Destination (2020)

* Foreign trade data has been anonymized.

The main international sales in 2020 were Parts and Accessories of Motor Vehicles (US$3.08B), Refrigerators, Freezers and other Refrigerating or Freezing Equipment (US$832M), and Turbojets, Turbopropellers and other Gas Turbines (US$788M).

The main international sales destinations in 2020 were United States (US$7.31B), Canada (US$529M), and France (US$252M).

International Purchases

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Parts and Accessories of Motor Vehicles: US$1.32B, Main Imported Product (2020)

United States: US$4.27B, Main Origin (2020)

* Foreign trade data has been anonymized.

The main international purchases in 2020 were Parts and Accessories of Motor Vehicles (US$1.32B), Colloidal Precious Metal; Organic or Inorganic Compounds of Precious Metals, whether or not Chemically Defined; Amalgams of Precious Metals (US$669M), and Corn (US$280M).

The main countries of origin of international purchases in 2020 were United States (US$4.27B), China (US$1.33B), and South Korea (US$713M).

Net International Trade

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December, 2020: US$1.27B, International purchases

 December, 2020: US$982M, International sales

* Foreign trade data has been anonymized.

In december 2020, international sales of Querétaro were US$982M and a total of US$1.27B in international purchases. For this month the net trade balance of Querétaro it was of -US$288M.

Monthly International Trade

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* Foreign trade data has been anonymized.

The main international sale in december 2020 was Refrigerators, Freezers and other Refrigerating or Freezing Equipment (US$98.8M). The main international sales destinations were United States (US$339M), France (US$41.2M), and Germany (US$19.3M).

The main international purchase in december 2020 was Parts and Accessories of Motor Vehicles (US$136M). The main countries of origin of international purchases were United States (US$285M), China (US$112M), and Germany (US$71.6M).

Net Trade Balance

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* Foreign trade data has been anonymized.

In Querétaro, the municipalities with the highest level of international sales in 2020 were Querétaro (US$5.33B), El Marqués (US$2.79B), Colón (US$1.46B), San Juan del Río (US$395M), and Corregidora (US$99.3M).

In Querétaro, the municipalities with the highest level of international purchases in 2020 were Querétaro (US$6.56B), El Marqués (US$3.48B), Colón (US$1.41B), San Juan del Río (US$588M), and Corregidora (US$202M).

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

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  • US$846M, FDI Jan-Dec 2020
  • US$18.2B, FDI Jan-1999 to Dec-2020

* Some periods have been anonymized so there may be inconsistencies between the graph and the values indicated in the paragraphs.

In the period January to December 2020, foreign direct investment in Querétaro reached the US$846, distributed in reinvestment of earnings (US$670M), equity capital (US$352M), and inter-company debts (-US$177M).

From January 1999 and December 2020, Querétaro accumulates a total of US$18.2B in Foreign Direct Investment, distributed in equity capital (US$7.64B), reinvestment of earnings (US$7B), and inter-company debts (US$3.56B).

Origin Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

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Main investor country Jan-Dec 2020: United States, US$424M

Main investor country Jan-1999 to Dec-2020: United States, US$6.2B

From January to December de 2020, the main origin countries of net Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Querétaro were United States (US$424M), Spain (US$234M), and Switzerland (US$60.9M).

Between January 1999 and December 2020, the countries that have contributed the most to Foreign Direct Investment are United States (US$6.2B), Spain (US$3.31B), and Canada (US$2.06B).

* Some countries have been anonymized so there may be inconsistencies between the graph and the values indicated in the paragraphs.

Economically Active Population

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Economically Active Population: 56.7%, 2020-Q4

Unemployment Rate: 7%, 2020-Q4

In the fourth quarter of 2020, the labor participation rate in Querétaro was 56.7%, which implied an increase of 4.02 percentage points compared to the previous quarter (52.7%) and an increase of 1.76 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (54.9%).

The unemployment rate was 7 % (66.5k people), which implied a decrease of 1.17 percentage points compared to the previous quarter (8.17%) and an increase of 2.26 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (4.75%).

Salaries and Workforce

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57.2% Formal - 42.8% Informal: 883k, Workforce 2020-Q4

$3.89k MX Formal - $3.44k MX Informal: $3.7k MX, Average Monthly Salary 2020-Q4

The population employed in Querétaro in the fourth quarter of 2020 was 883k people, being  9.51% higher than the previous quarter (806k employed) and 4.39% higher than the same period of the previous year (846k employed).

The average monthly salary in the fourth quarter of 2020 it was of $3.7k MX being $213 MX higher than the previous quarter ($3.48k MX) and $27.7 MX  lower than the same period of the previous year ($3.72k MX).

Workforce and Salaries by Occupation

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Género

  • 39.8 %, Employed women 2020-Q4
  • 60.2 %, Employed men 2020-Q4

In fourth quarter of 2020, Querétaro had 883,081 employed, 4.39% more than the same period of the previous year (845,960).

The occupations with the most workers during the fourth quarter of 2020 were Traders in Stores (39.3k), Sales Employees, Dispatchers and Dependent on Trade (39.1k), and Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Related (35.6k)

Employment during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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* ETOE data cannot methodologically be a continuity of the ENOE series. ENOE is included for reference purposes only.

The data presented is intended to offer information to monitor the situation of occupation and employment in the contingency period of COVID-19 in Querétaro. Along these lines, in June 2020 the labor participation rate reached a 50%, the unemployment rate was N/A% and the rate of labor informality reached 32.2%.

Economic Complexity

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Definition of Concepts

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Advances in the study of complex systems have inspired methods to explain differences in diversification, inequality, and economic growth at multiple geographic levels. These methods, grouped under the rubric of , are useful tools for analyzing industrial policy, economic geography, international development and innovation.

The economic complexity analysis allows visualizing the development opportunities that exist in a geographic area from dynamic relationships between industries and products. A measure of this complexity is Economic Complexity Index (ECI).

The Economic Complexity Index is a measure of the existing capacities in an economy, inferred from the connection between the localities and the activities carried out in each of them. This index has been used to predict important macroeconomic outcomes, such as income level, economic growth, social inequality, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Complexity by State

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The Economic Complexity Index (ECI) is a measure of the existing capacities in an economy, inferred from the connection between the localities and the activities carried out in each one of them. A higher level of complexity is related to the development of specific industries with a high level of required capacities, which has been related to a higher level of income, greater economic growth and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

The visualization shows the economic complexity of the states of Mexico in 2020. To modify the parameters used in the calculation of the Economic Complexity Index (ECI), visit the ECI explorer.

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Average Quarterly Total Current Income per Household

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  • $61.3k MX, Average quarterly current income in 2018
  • $178k MX, Difference between decile I and X in 2018

The visualization shows the total average quarterly current income per household in deciles of households in Querétaro comparing 2016 and 2018.

In Querétaro, 10% of the lowest income households (first decile) had an average quarterly income of $13.4k MX in 2018, while the 10% of households with the highest income (tenth decile) had an average quarterly income of $191k MX in the same period.

Colón: 0.37, Municipality with less inequality

Jalpan de Serra: 0.5, Municipality with the highest inequality

The Gini coefficient or Gini index is a statistical measure designed to represent the income distribution of the inhabitants, specifically, the inequality between them. Indices closer to 0, represent more equity among its inhabitants, while values close to 1, express maximum inequity among its population.

In 2018, in Querétaro, the municipalities with the lowest social inequality, according to the GINI index, were: Colón (0.37), Pedro Escobedo (0.38), El Marqués (0.39), Huimilpan (0.39), and San Juan del Río (0.39). On the other hand, the municipalities with less social equality by this metric were: Jalpan de Serra (0.5), Pinal de Amoles (0.46), San Joaquín (0.45), Amealco de Bonfil (0.43), and Tolimán (0.43).

Poverty and Social Deprivation Indicators 2010-2015

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Percentage of the Total Population in 2015

  • 3.47%, Population in extreme poverty
  • 27.8%, Population in moderate poverty

The visualization compares various indicators of poverty and social deprivation in 2010 and 2015.

In 2015, 27.8% of the population was in a situation of moderate poverty (6.18% lower than to 2010) and 3.47% in extreme poverty (3.96% lower than to 2010). The vulnerable population due to social deprivation reached a 32.6% (0.86% higher than to 2010), while the vulnerable population due to income was 8.24% (3.22% higher than to 2010).

The main social deficiencies of Querétaro in 2015 were deprivation social security, deprivation food access and deprivation basic services housing.

Access to Basic Services

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Population without Access to Water: 3.16%, (2015)

Population without Electricity: 0.77%, (2015)

Population without Bathroom: 1.51%, (2015)

Population without Sewerage: 4.2%, (2015)

The visualization shows the percentage evolution of the population without access to basic services between 2000 and 2015.

In 2015, 4.2% of the population in Querétaro did not have access to sewage systems (85.5k people), 3.16% did not have a water supply network (64.4k people) , 1.51% did not have a bathroom (30.8k people) and 0.77% did not have electricity (15.7k people).

Quality of Life

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Rooms and Bedrooms of the House

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  • 25.5%, Housing with 3 rooms (2015)
  • 39%, Housing with 2 bedrooms (2015)

In 2015, most housing had 3 and 4 rooms, 25.5% and 24.7%, respectively.

In the same period, the housing with 2 and 1 bedrooms, 39% and 27.4%, respectively.

* The percentage distribution does not add to 100% because the value of the unspecified is not included.

Connectivity in the Housing

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In 2015, 38% of all Querétaro housings had internet access (202,852 housings), 96.2% owned at least one television (513,238 housings), 38.8% claimed to have a computer (207,109 housings) and 84.1% purchased at least one mobile phone (449,019 housings).

Of all Querétaro housing, 30.3% had the 4 connectivity elements (161,860 households).

Travel Time to Work

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2015: 31.1, Average travel time in minutes

 2015: 8.18%, Population that takes more than 1 hour to move

In Querétaro, the average travel time from home to work was 31.1 minutes, 83.7% of the population takes less than an hour to move, while 8.18% takes more than 1 hour to get to work.

The visualization shows the population distribution according to travel times to work in 2015 compared to travel times at the national level.

Means of Transportation to Work

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The visualization shows the distribution of the means of transport to work used by the population of Querétaro in 2015 according to travel times.

37.2% of the population uses a bus, taxi, or similar as the main means of transportation, while 8.84% of the population uses labor transportation.

The most used means of transport are bus, taxi, or similar and own vehicle (car, truck or motorcycle).

The population that takes up to 15 minutes to get to work prefers own vehicle (car, truck or motorcycle), while people who take more than 2 hours to commute use bus, taxi, or similar.

Higher Education Enrollments

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Top Women Area (Bachelor's Degrees - 2020): 23.5k, Business Administration

Top Men Area (Bachelor's Degrees - 2020): 30.3k, Engineering, manufacturing and construction

The areas with the highest number of men enrolled in bachelor's degrees were Engineering, manufacturing and construction (30,348), Business Administration (17,760), and social sciences and law (10,408). Similarly, the study areas that concentrated the most women enrolled in bachelor's degrees were Business Administration (23,494), social sciences and law (16,310), and Engineering, manufacturing and construction (14,136).

It is possible to review this distribution in other years and different areas of study by changing the options selected in the upper buttons.

Higher Education Enrollment by Institution and Careers

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In Querétaro, the institutions that concentrated the highest number of students in 2020 were Universidad Autónoma De Querétaro (47.9k), Instituto Tecnológico De Querétaro (12.4k), and Universidad Tecnológica De Querétaro (12.3k).

The same year, the most demanded careers in Querétaro were Law degree (12.9k), Degree in administration (6.24k), and Industrial engineering (5.84k).

Literacy Studies for Adults

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  • 261,335, Students enrolled in 2020
  • 4,411, Literate students in 2020

In 2020 Querétaro had 51.6k students enrolled in entry-level literacy courses, 70.8k students enrolled at intermediate level and 139k students enrolled at the advanced level.

In the same year, Querétaro had 594 students who completed the initial literacy course, 1.01k intermediate literate students and 2.81k students who completed advanced level courses.

Adult Education

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The National Institute for Adult Education (INEA) is an educational institution that serves people over 15 years of age who did not have the opportunity to learn to read or write.

In Querétaro, the fourth quarter of 2020 INEA had 2.63k advisers and 204 active teaching technicians. In the same period it had 33 zone coordination, 192 community squares, 4.74k study areas and 600 meeting areas.

Comparing the fourth quarter of 2019 and 2020, the number of advisers decreased -8.65% (2.88k in 2019) and the number of active teaching technicians changed 0% (204 in 2019). The area coordinates more than 22.2% (27 in 2019), community squares changed 0% (192 in 2019), the study areas less than -10.9% (5.32k in 2019) and meeting areas less than -5.51% (635 in 2019).

Health Options and Coverage

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  • 35.7 %, Population served by Seguro Popular
  • 32.3 %, Population served by Social Security

In Querétaro, the most widely used health care options in 2015 were SSAs Health Care Center or Hospital (728k), IMSS (Social Security) (658k), and Medical Office, clinic or private hospital (343k).

In the same year, the social insurances that grouped the largest number of people were Popular Insurance or New Generation (XXI Century Health Insurance) (800k) and IMSS (Social Security) (794k).

Public security

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Definition of Concepts

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In order to understand Public Safety in Mexico, this section analyzes two main concepts corresponding to theoretical approaches from which the level of Public Safety is understood: a) Perception and b) Complaint.

The perception of security seeks to measure the perception of public security that the population and households have about the place where they reside and its relationship with crime. On the other hand, the perception of trust in authorities or institutional performance seeks to know how the population perceives authorities and the actions they carry out, regardless of whether or not they have been victims of crime.

The term of complaint is used in the act by which a subject, victim or witness of a crime, reports or establishes the facts in front of the pertinent authorities, reporting an irregularity, criminal act or crime in order to be investigated.

Perception of Security

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Perception of Security in your State

  • 43.4 %, Men
  • 29.3 %, Women

In 2019, 43.4% of men over 18 years old in Querétaro perceived security in their state, while 29.3% of women over 18 years old shared this perception.

At the sociodemographic level, both men and women belonging to the upper sociodemographic level perceived greater security, 56.1% in the case of men and 44.3% in the case of women.

Trust in Authorities

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In 2019, 12.1% of the population of Querétaro claimed to have a lot of confidence in the state police, while a 13.3% indicated they have a lot of distrust.

Similarly, a 12.2% of the population assured that they had a lot of trust in the Public Ministry and State Prosecutors, a 13.6% in the Judges and a 18.2% in the Federal Police, while a 15%, a 17.1% and a 13.6% claimed to have a lot of distrust in them, respectively.

When comparing by gender and the much trust option, women from Querétaro claimed to feel less confidence in the State Police against men; less trust in the Federal Police, less trust in Judges and less trust in the Public Ministry and the State Prosecutors.

* Percentages exclude the "Don't know / no answer" option.

Complaints by Goods Affected

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December 2020

  • 4,223, Total complaints
  • Stole, Main complaint

The complaints with the highest occurrence during December 2020 were Stole (1.87k), Injury (427), and Other Crimes of the Common Law (338), which covered a 62.3% of total complaints for the month.

When comparing the number of complaints in December 2019 and December 2020, those with the highest growth were Other Crimes against Personal Freedom (450%), Other Crimes against Society (360%), and Gender-Based Violence in all its Different Modalities to Family Violence (200%).

Economic Indicators

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According to data from the Economic Census 2019, the economic sectors that concentrated the most economic units in Querétaro were Retail Trade (33,923 unidades), Temporary Accommodation and Food Preparation and Drinks (11,439 unidades), and Other Services except Government Activities (11,076 unidades).

* It is recommended to consider the values as approximations of the real value because some records have been anonymized due to confidentiality principles.

Internet Purchases and Sales

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The chart shows the distribution of economic units by sector according to the amounts of internet purchases and sales made in 2018.

The economic sectors that stood out for higher amounts of internet purchases were Manufacturing Industries ($84.3B MX companies), To the Wholesale Trade ($20.4B MX companies), and Retail Trade ($14.7B MX companies).

The economic sectors that stood out for higher amounts of internet sales were Manufacturing Industries ($101B MX companies), To the Wholesale Trade ($23.7B MX companies), and Retail Trade ($7.76B MX companies).

Environmental Standard

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Average percentage: 16.9%, Meets the standard

 Average percentage: 57.9%, Does not meet the standard

The visualization shows the percentage of large economic units by economic sector according to compliance with the environmental standard in 2018.

In 2018, the economic sectors with the highest percentage of large economic units that met the environmental standard were Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electricity, Water and Gas Pipeline to the Consumer(55.6%), Health and Social Assistance Services(49.4%), and Manufacturing Industries(38.5%).

In contrast, the economic sectors with the highest percentage of large economic units that did NOT comply with the environmental standard were Corporate (100%), Financial and Insurance Services (79.8%), and Support Services to Business and Waste Management and Waste and Remediation Services (72.3%).

Actions Regarding Environmental Protection

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The donut chart indicates the percentage of large economic units that carried out separation of their waste, while the bar chart shows the percentage of large economic units according to the type of waste separated.

According to data from the Economic Census 2019, 55.2% of the large economic in Querétaro separated their waste, highlighting the separation of paper (90.2%), plastic (74.7%), and metal (48.5%).