Domestic Workers

Occupation (9611) - 2021-Q1

  • 1.7M, Workforce
  • $3.26k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 43.3, Average age
  • 28.8, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.03, Weekly days worked
  • 7.35%, Workforce with second job
  • 97.4%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.53, Average years of Schooling

About Domestic Workers

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The workforce of Domestic Workers during first quarter of 2021 was 1.7M people, whose salary averaged $3.26k MX working around 28.8 hours per week.

The average age of Domestic Workers was 43.3 years. The workforce was distributed in 2.63% men with an average salary of $5.16k MX and, 97.4% women with average salary of $3.21k MX.

The best average salaries received by Domestic Workers were in Nuevo León ($5.16k MX), Nayarit ($4.95k MX), and Baja California Sur ($4.91k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (244k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (146k), and Jalisco (136k).

97.5% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $3.15k MX and 2.5% to men with an average salary of $4.87k MX.

At the level of states, Puebla had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 104k from 104k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Aguascalientes with a 89.9% corresponding to 13.6k from 15.1k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.7M, Workforce 2021-Q1
  • $3.26k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q1

At first quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Domestic Workers were 1.7M being a 2.45% lower than the fourth quarter of 2020. (1.74M).

In the same period, an average salary of $3.26k MX was observed, registering an increase of 1%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2020 ($3.23k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q1: 244k, Estado de México

Greater Increase in Workforce 2019-Q4/ 2021-Q1: 16.6k, Michoacán de Ocampo

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2019-Q4 / 2021-Q1: 60.8k, Estado de México

The states with the highest number of Domestic Workers during the first quarter of 2021 were Estado de México (244k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (146k), and Jalisco (136k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Michoacán de Ocampo and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with an increase of 16.6k (23.8%) and 7.67k (5.54%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Estado de México and Ciudad de México with a decrease of 60.8k (19.9%) and 27.3k (19.7%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q1: $5.16k MX, Nuevo León

Greater Salary Increase 2020-Q1 / 2021-Q1: $1.55k MX, Nayarit

Greater Salary Decrease 2020-Q1 / 2021-Q1: $970 MX, Quintana Roo

The states with the best average salaries for Domestic Workers during first quarter of 2021 were Nuevo León ($5.16k MX), Nayarit ($4.95k MX), and Baja California Sur ($4.91k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Nayarit and Jalisco with an increase of $1.55k MX (45.6%) and $763 MX (21%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Quintana Roo and Estado de México with a decrease of $970 MX (21.5%) and $789 MX (24.2%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q1

  • 43.3, Women
  • 42.9, Men

At first quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Domestic Workers represented the 2.63% of the employed population and women 97.4%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (11.8k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (461k).

The highest average salary was $5.34k MX received by men from 45 to 54 years, while the lowest average salary was $2.74k MX received by women from 65 to 74 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-Q1)

  • 7.49, Women
  • 8.91, Men

During the first quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Domestic Workers was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (12.3k men and 661k women).

The highest average salary was $7.29k MX received by men with 4 to 6 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $2.64k MX received by women with 13 to 15 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 Domestic Workers in different industries and economic sectors.

At first quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (100%).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q1

  • 97.4%, Domestic Workers
  • 55.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the first quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Domestic Workers reached a 97.4%, which implied an increase from 0.33 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2020  (97.1%) and an increase from 0.28 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year (97.1%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 42.3 percentage points during the first quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Puebla

Less Labor Informality: 89.9 %, Aguascalientes

At first quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Domestic Workers were Puebla (100%), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (99.9%), and Michoacán de Ocampo (99.7%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Chihuahua (92%), Coahuila de Zaragoza (90.6%), and Aguascalientes (89.9%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Domestic Workers during the first quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 469k workers of which 1.94% corresponds to formal employment (9.11k) and 98.1% to informal employment (460k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 674k workers of which 1.9%  corresponds to formal employment (12.8k) and 98.1% corresponds to informal employment (661k).