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Domestic Workers

Occupation (9611) - 2022-Q1

  • 1.81M, Workforce
  • $3.62k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 44, Average age
  • 30, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.14, Weekly days worked
  • 6.52%, Workforce with second job
  • 97.3%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.54, Average years of Schooling

About Domestic Workers

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The workforce of Domestic Workers during first quarter of 2022 was 1.81M people, whose salary averaged $3.62k MX working around 30 hours per week.

The average age of Domestic Workers was 44 years. The workforce was distributed in 3.02% men with an average salary of $3.44k MX and, 97% women with average salary of $3.63k MX.

The best average salaries received by Domestic Workers were in Nuevo León ($5.25k MX), Michoacán de Ocampo ($4.7k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($4.55k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (295k), Ciudad de México (146k), and Puebla (126k).

97.3% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $3.61k MX and 2.73% to men with an average salary of $3.17k MX.

At the level of states, Estado de México had the highest percentage of informal workers with 99.8% corresponding to 294k from 295k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Aguascalientes with a 91.3% corresponding to 14k from 15.4k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.81M, Workforce 2022-Q1
  • $3.62k MX, Average monthly salary 2022-Q1

At first quarter of 2022, the people who worked as Domestic Workers were 1.81M being a 0.82% lower than the fourth quarter of 2021. (1.83M).

In the same period, an average salary of $3.62k MX was observed, registering an increase of 3.06%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2021 ($3.52k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Domestic Workers during the first quarter of 2022 were Estado de México (295k), Ciudad de México (146k), and Puebla (126k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, the main positive variations occurred in Guanajuato and Jalisco with an increase of 15.4k (18.9%) and 10.1k (10.1%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Tabasco with a decrease of 15.9k (12.3%) and 6.47k (12.8%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Domestic Workers during first quarter of 2022 were Nuevo León ($5.25k MX), Michoacán de Ocampo ($4.7k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($4.55k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, the positive salary growth was higher in Michoacán de Ocampo and Ciudad de México with an increase of $1.08k MX (29.7%) and $1.07k MX (34.6%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Baja California Sur and Baja California with a decrease of $1.66k MX (32.8%) and $707 MX (16.2%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2022-Q1

  • 44.1, Women
  • 40.3, Men

At first quarter of 2022, the male workforce in Domestic Workers represented the 3.02% of the employed population and women 97%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 15 to 24 years (18.5k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (497k).

The highest average salary was $4.02k MX received by women from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $2.16k 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 (2022-Q1)

  • 7.51, Women
  • 8.23, Men

During the first quarter of 2022, male and female workforce in Domestic Workers was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (17.7k men and 698k women).

The highest average salary was $3.94k MX received by men with 7 to 9 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $3.13k MX received by men with 10 to 12 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 2022, the workforce was higher in Retail Trade of Perfumery and Jewelery (100%).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2022-Q1

  • 97.3%, Domestic Workers
  • 55.2%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the first quarter of 2022, the labor informality of Domestic Workers reached a 97.3%, which implied an increase from 1.37 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2021  (95.9%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 42 percentage points during the first quarter of 2022.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 99.8%, Estado de México

Less Labor Informality: 91.3 %, Aguascalientes

At first quarter of 2022, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Domestic Workers were Estado de México (99.8%), Chiapas (99.6%), and Puebla (99.5%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Baja California (93%), Nuevo León (92%), and Aguascalientes (91.3%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Domestic Workers during the first quarter of 2022 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 503k workers of which 2.37% corresponds to formal employment (11.9k) and 97.6% to informal employment (492k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 716k workers of which 3.16%  corresponds to formal employment (22.6k) and 96.8% corresponds to informal employment (693k).