Traders in Stores

Occupation (4111) - 2021-Q4

  • 2.9M, Workforce
  • $4.22k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 47, Average age
  • 48.9, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.91, Weekly days worked
  • 4.07%, Workforce with second job
  • 71.7%, Informal Workforce
  • 9.6, Average years of Schooling

About Traders in Stores

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The workforce of Traders in Stores during fourth quarter of 2021 was 2.9M people, whose salary averaged $4.22k MX working around 48.9 hours per week.

The average age of Traders in Stores was 47 years. The workforce was distributed in 41% men with an average salary of $4.79k MX and, 59% women with average salary of $3.82k MX.

The best average salaries received by Traders in Stores were in Baja California Sur ($9.6k MX), Nayarit ($7.57k MX), and Nuevo León ($7.46k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (468k), Ciudad de México (247k), and Jalisco (196k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Legal Services ($40.7k MX), Support Activities for Air Transportation ($20.5k MX), and Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors ($19.5k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (1.35M), Retail Trade of Textile Products, except Clothing (358k), and Retail Trade of Furniture for Home and other Household Goods (335k).

64.7% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $3.61k MX and 35.3% to men with an average salary of $4.09k MX.

At the level of states, Tabasco had the highest percentage of informal workers with 89.7% corresponding to 39.3k from 43.8k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Zacatecas with a 42% corresponding to 13.7k from 32.6k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 2.9M, Workforce 2021-Q4
  • $4.22k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Traders in Stores were 2.9M being a 3.2% higher than the third quarter of 2021. (2.81M).

In the same period, an average salary of $4.22k MX was observed, registering a drop of 2.03%, compared to the third quarter of 2021 ($4.3k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q4: 468k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 18.2k, Ciudad de México

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 14.8k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

The states with the highest number of Traders in Stores during the fourth quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (468k), Ciudad de México (247k), and Jalisco (196k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Ciudad de México and Puebla with an increase of 18.2k (7.92%) and 17.6k (11.9%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Guanajuato with a decrease of 14.8k (8.27%) and 12.7k (8.21%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q4: $9.6k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $1.4k MX, San Luis Potosí

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $1.22k MX, Baja California

The states with the best average salaries for Traders in Stores during fourth quarter of 2021 were Baja California Sur ($9.6k MX), Nayarit ($7.57k MX), and Nuevo León ($7.46k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in San Luis Potosí and Guerrero with an increase of $1.4k MX (41.9%) and $1.16k MX (32%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Baja California and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with a decrease of $1.22k MX (23.5%) and $1.1k MX (22.3%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q4

  • 46.7, Women
  • 47.4, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Traders in Stores represented the 41% of the employed population and women 59%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 45 to 54 years (280k men and 440k women).

The highest average salary was $5.73k MX received by men from 45 to 54 years, while the lowest average salary was $2.21k MX received by women from 75 or more years.

* The data regarding salaries have low statistical precision so it should not be used as conclusions.

Average Salary and Workforce by Gender and Schooling Years

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Average Schooling in Years (2021-Q4)

  • 9, Women
  • 10.5, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021 the male workforce in Traders in Stores was higher in the educational segment with 10 to 12 years of schooling (333k), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (533k).

The highest average salary was $5.56k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $2.81k MX received by women with 0 to 3 years of schooling.

* The data regarding salaries have low statistical precision so it should not be used as conclusions.

Workforce and Salaries Distribution by Industries

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The visualization shows the distribution of Traders in Stores in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (50.9%), Retail Trade of Textile Products, except Clothing (13.5%), and Retail Trade of Furniture for Home and other Household Goods (12.7%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Legal Services ($40.7k MX), Support Activities for Air Transportation ($20.5k MX), and Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors ($19.5k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q4

  • 71.7%, Traders in Stores
  • 55.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Traders in Stores reached a 71.7%, which implied a decrease from 0.47 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2021  (72.2%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 15.9 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 89.7%, Tabasco

Less Labor Informality: 42 %, Zacatecas

At fourth quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Traders in Stores were Tabasco (89.7%), Oaxaca (88.9%), and Guerrero (86.8%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Colima (46.4%), Querétaro (46.2%), and Zacatecas (42%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Traders in Stores during the fourth quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 721k workers of which 30.8% corresponds to formal employment (222k) and 69.2% to informal employment (499k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 841k workers of which 23.1%  corresponds to formal employment (194k) and 76.9% corresponds to informal employment (646k).