Support Workers in Agriculture

Occupation (9111) - 2021-Q4

  • 2.49M, Workforce
  • $2.89k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 36.5, Average age
  • 35.3, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.85, Weekly days worked
  • 10.6%, Workforce with second job
  • 95.9%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.03, Average years of Schooling

About Support Workers in Agriculture

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The workforce of Support Workers in Agriculture during fourth quarter of 2021 was 2.49M people, whose salary averaged $2.89k MX working around 35.3 hours per week.

The average age of Support Workers in Agriculture was 36.5 years. The workforce was distributed in 82% men with an average salary of $3.19k MX and, 18% women with average salary of $1.51k MX.

The best average salaries received by Support Workers in Agriculture were in Colima ($6.9k MX), Baja California Sur ($6.71k MX), and Jalisco ($5.78k MX) while the workforce was larger in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (349k), Puebla (302k), and Chiapas (301k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Legal Services ($10k MX), Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development ($9k MX), and Impartition of Justice and Maintenance of Security and Public Order ($8k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Food Industry (79.1%), Cattle Ranching and Farming (13%), and Beverage Industry and the Snuff (1.66%).

18% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $1.33k MX and 82% to men with an average salary of $3.05k MX.

At the level of states, Quintana Roo had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 7.36k from 7.36k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California Sur with a 50.5% corresponding to 1.64k from 3.24k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 2.49M, Workforce 2021-Q4
  • $2.89k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Support Workers in Agriculture were 2.49M being a 1.46% higher than the third quarter of 2021. (2.46M).

In the same period, an average salary of $2.89k MX was observed, registering an increase of 1.66%, compared to the third quarter of 2021 ($2.84k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q4: 349k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 33.4k, Sinaloa

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 26k, Chihuahua

The states with the highest number of Support Workers in Agriculture during the fourth quarter of 2021 were Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (349k), Puebla (302k), and Chiapas (301k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Sinaloa and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with an increase of 33.4k (65.8%) and 23.2k (7.11%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Chihuahua and Michoacán de Ocampo with a decrease of 26k (44.9%) and 22.5k (12.4%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q4: $6.9k MX, Colima

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $1.74k MX, Quintana Roo

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $918 MX, Morelos

The states with the best average salaries for Support Workers in Agriculture during fourth quarter of 2021 were Colima ($6.9k MX), Baja California Sur ($6.71k MX), and Jalisco ($5.78k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Quintana Roo and Querétaro with an increase of $1.74k MX (113%) and $1.38k MX (48.4%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Morelos and Tamaulipas with a decrease of $918 MX (29.8%) and $805 MX (17.4%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q4

  • 38.6, Women
  • 36, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Support Workers in Agriculture represented the 82% of the employed population and women 18%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 15 to 24 years (647k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (99.1k).

The highest average salary was $3.97k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $635 MX received by women from 55 to 64 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)

  • 6.24, Women
  • 7.21, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Support Workers in Agriculture was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (729k men and 142k women).

The highest average salary was $3.57k MX received by men with 0 to 3 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $1.16k 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 Support Workers in Agriculture in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Food Industry (79.1%), Cattle Ranching and Farming (13%), and Beverage Industry and the Snuff (1.66%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Legal Services ($10k MX), Regulation and Promotion of Economic Development ($9k MX), and Impartition of Justice and Maintenance of Security and Public Order ($8k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q4

  • 95.9%, Support Workers in Agriculture
  • 55.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Support Workers in Agriculture reached a 95.9%, which implied an increase from 0.55 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2021  (95.3%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 40.1 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Quintana Roo

Less Labor Informality: 50.5 %, Baja California Sur

At fourth quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Support Workers in Agriculture were Quintana Roo (100%), Morelos (100%), and Guerrero (100%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Colima (62.1%), Baja California (60%), and Baja California Sur (50.5%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Support Workers in Agriculture during the fourth quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 15 to 24 years concentrating 745k workers of which 3.16% corresponds to formal employment (23.5k) and 96.8% to informal employment (721k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 871k workers of which 3.54%  corresponds to formal employment (30.8k) and 96.5% corresponds to informal employment (840k).