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Workers in Farming Activities

Group (61) - 2022-Q1

  • 3.64M, Workforce
  • $2.95k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 48, Average age
  • 39.6, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.57, Weekly days worked
  • 11.4%, Workforce with second job
  • 81.9%, Informal Workforce
  • 6.4, Average years of Schooling

About Workers in Farming Activities

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The workforce of Workers in Farming Activities during first quarter of 2022 was 3.64M people, whose salary averaged $2.95k MX working around 39.6 hours per week.

The average age of Workers in Farming Activities was 48 years. The workforce was distributed in 89.2% men with an average salary of $2.96k MX and, 10.8% women with average salary of $2.86k MX.

The best average salaries received by Workers in Farming Activities were in Baja California Sur ($6.78k MX), Chihuahua ($6.6k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($6.37k MX) while the workforce was larger in Chiapas (496k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (374k), and Oaxaca (336k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Retail Trade of Cars and Trucks ($25.8k MX), Legal Services ($15.1k MX), and Chemical Industry ($10k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Cattle Ranching and Farming (84.1%), Food Industry (12.1%), and Beverage Industry and the Snuff (1.48%).

10.8% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $2.29k MX and 89.2% to men with an average salary of $2.4k MX.

At the level of states, Quintana Roo had the highest percentage of informal workers with 93.7% corresponding to 31k from 33.1k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California with a 60.4% corresponding to 20.7k from 34.2k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 3.64M, Workforce 2022-Q1
  • $2.95k MX, Average monthly salary 2022-Q1

At first quarter of 2022, the people who worked as Workers in Farming Activities were 3.64M being a 1.94% lower than the fourth quarter of 2021. (3.71M).

In the same period, an average salary of $2.95k MX was observed, registering an increase of 27.5%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2021 ($2.31k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Workers in Farming Activities during the first quarter of 2022 were Chiapas (496k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (374k), and Oaxaca (336k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, the main positive variations occurred in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Sinaloa with an increase of 47.9k (14.7%) and 27.1k (30.2%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Guerrero and Oaxaca with a decrease of 111k (33.1%) and 29k (7.95%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Workers in Farming Activities during first quarter of 2022 were Baja California Sur ($6.78k MX), Chihuahua ($6.6k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($6.37k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, the positive salary growth was higher in Ciudad de México and Chihuahua with an increase of $1.99k MX (200%) and $1.88k MX (40%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Tlaxcala and Baja California Sur with a decrease of $1.92k MX (56%) and $896 MX (11.7%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2022-Q1

  • 43.2, Women
  • 48.6, Men

At first quarter of 2022, the male workforce in Workers in Farming Activities represented the 89.2% of the employed population and women 10.8%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (654k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (88.1k).

The highest average salary was $4.14k MX received by women from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $993 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 (2022-Q1)

  • 6.36, Women
  • 6.4, Men

During the first quarter of 2022, male and female workforce in Workers in Farming Activities was concentrated in the educational segment with 4 to 6 years of schooling (1.03M men and 126k women).

The highest average salary was $6.94k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $1.76k 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 Workers in Farming Activities in different industries and economic sectors.

At first quarter of 2022, the workforce was higher in Cattle Ranching and Farming (84.1%), Food Industry (12.1%), and Beverage Industry and the Snuff (1.48%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Retail Trade of Cars and Trucks ($25.8k MX), Legal Services ($15.1k MX), and Chemical Industry ($10k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2022-Q1

  • 81.9%, Workers in Farming Activities
  • 55.2%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the first quarter of 2022, the labor informality of Workers in Farming Activities reached a 81.9%, which implied a decrease from 0.31 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2021  (82.2%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 26.6 percentage points during the first quarter of 2022.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 93.7%, Quintana Roo

Less Labor Informality: 60.4 %, Baja California

At first quarter of 2022, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Workers in Farming Activities were Quintana Roo (93.7%), Guerrero (93.5%), and Oaxaca (93.4%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Nuevo León (64.2%), Baja California Sur (61.9%), and Baja California (60.4%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Workers in Farming Activities during the first quarter of 2022 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 733k workers of which 16.6% corresponds to formal employment (121k) and 83.4% to informal employment (612k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 4 to 6 years of schooling concentrating 1.16M workers of which 16.6%  corresponds to formal employment (192k) and 83.4% corresponds to informal employment (968k).