Workers in Farming Activities

Group (61) - 2021-Q4

  • 3.71M, Workforce
  • $2.31k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 48.5, Average age
  • 39.1, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.57, Weekly days worked
  • 9.85%, Workforce with second job
  • 82.2%, Informal Workforce
  • 6.15, Average years of Schooling

About Workers in Farming Activities

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The workforce of Workers in Farming Activities during fourth quarter of 2021 was 3.71M people, whose salary averaged $2.31k MX working around 39.1 hours per week.

The average age of Workers in Farming Activities was 48.5 years. The workforce was distributed in 88.9% men with an average salary of $2.29k MX and, 11.1% women with average salary of $2.49k MX.

The best average salaries received by Workers in Farming Activities were in Baja California Sur ($7.67k MX), Colima ($5.65k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($5.58k MX) while the workforce was larger in Chiapas (471k), Oaxaca (365k), and Guerrero (336k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Chemical Industry ($17k MX), Amusement Parks and Arcades ($9.28k MX), and Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services ($9.22k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Cattle Ranching and Farming (78.3%), Food Industry (18.2%), and Beverage Industry and the Snuff (1.21%).

11.3% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $2.13k MX and 88.7% to men with an average salary of $1.89k MX.

At the level of states, Ciudad de México had the highest percentage of informal workers with 95.2% corresponding to 12.6k from 13.3k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California with a 57.5% corresponding to 17k from 29.6k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 3.71M, Workforce 2021-Q4
  • $2.31k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Workers in Farming Activities were 3.71M being a 1.71% lower than the third quarter of 2021. (3.78M).

In the same period, an average salary of $2.31k MX was observed, registering an increase of 2.99%, compared to the third quarter of 2021 ($2.24k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q4: 471k, Chiapas

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 73.8k, Oaxaca

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 42.7k, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

The states with the highest number of Workers in Farming Activities during the fourth quarter of 2021 were Chiapas (471k), Oaxaca (365k), and Guerrero (336k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Oaxaca and Puebla with an increase of 73.8k (25.4%) and 16.8k (7.18%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave and Chiapas with a decrease of 42.7k (11.6%) and 19.2k (3.91%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q4: $7.67k MX, Baja California Sur

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $1.9k MX, Chihuahua

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $1.78k MX, Nuevo León

The states with the best average salaries for Workers in Farming Activities during fourth quarter of 2021 were Baja California Sur ($7.67k MX), Colima ($5.65k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($5.58k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Chihuahua and Tlaxcala with an increase of $1.9k MX (67.4%) and $1.65k MX (92.4%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Nuevo León and Coahuila de Zaragoza with a decrease of $1.78k MX (24.8%) and $1.26k MX (18.4%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q4

  • 44.6, Women
  • 49, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Workers in Farming Activities represented the 88.9% of the employed population and women 11.1%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 45 to 54 years (679k men and 82.2k women).

The highest average salary was $3.75k MX received by women from 15 to 24 years, while the lowest average salary was $382 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)

  • 6, Women
  • 6.17, Men

At fourth quarter of 2021 the male workforce in Workers in Farming Activities was higher in the educational segment with 4 to 6 years of schooling (1.06M), while the female workforce was higher in the educational segment with 0 to 3 years of schooling (126k).

The highest average salary was $4.85k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $1.5k 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 fourth quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Cattle Ranching and Farming (78.3%), Food Industry (18.2%), and Beverage Industry and the Snuff (1.21%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Chemical Industry ($17k MX), Amusement Parks and Arcades ($9.28k MX), and Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services ($9.22k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q4

  • 82.2%, Workers in Farming Activities
  • 55.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Workers in Farming Activities reached a 82.2%, which implied a decrease from 2.92 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2021  (85.1%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 26.3 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 95.2%, Ciudad de México

Less Labor Informality: 57.5 %, Baja California

At fourth quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Workers in Farming Activities were Ciudad de México (95.2%), Oaxaca (94.2%), and Quintana Roo (93.8%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Baja California Sur (63.3%), Sinaloa (63%), and Baja California (57.5%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Workers in Farming Activities during the fourth quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 761k workers of which 16.9% corresponds to formal employment (129k) and 83.1% to informal employment (632k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 4 to 6 years of schooling concentrating 1.18M workers of which 15.9%  corresponds to formal employment (187k) and 84.1% corresponds to informal employment (990k).