Workers in Farming Activities

Group (61) - 2021-Q2

  • 3.7M, Workforce
  • $2.48k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 48.1, Average age
  • 39.2, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.56, Weekly days worked
  • 10.3%, Workforce with second job
  • 84%, Informal Workforce
  • 6.3, Average years of Schooling

About Workers in Farming Activities

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The workforce of Workers in Farming Activities during second quarter of 2021 was 3.7M people, whose salary averaged $2.48k MX working around 39.2 hours per week.

The average age of Workers in Farming Activities was 48.1 years. The workforce was distributed in 89.5% men with an average salary of $2.46k MX and, 10.5% women with average salary of $2.69k MX.

The best average salaries received by Workers in Farming Activities were in Michoacán de Ocampo ($5.75k MX), Colima ($5.43k MX), and Jalisco ($5.08k MX) while the workforce was larger in Chiapas (469k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (371k), and Michoacán de Ocampo (310k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Retail Trade of Groceries and Food ($9.03k MX), Impartition of Justice and Maintenance of Security and Public Order ($9k MX), and Personal Care Services ($8.6k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Cattle Ranching and Farming (91.5%), Food Industry (6.75%), and Public Administration (0.67%).

10.3% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $2.24k MX and 89.7% to men with an average salary of $1.98k MX.

At the level of states, Ciudad de México had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 12.4k from 12.4k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Sinaloa with a 53.1% corresponding to 59.8k from 113k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 3.7M, Workforce 2021-Q2
  • $2.48k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q2

At second quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Workers in Farming Activities were 3.7M being a 3.45% higher than the first quarter of 2021. (3.58M).

In the same period, an average salary of $2.48k MX was observed, registering a drop of 2.29%, compared to the first quarter of 2021 ($2.54k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q2: 469k, Chiapas

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 36.4k, Jalisco

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q1/ 2021-Q2: 99.1k, Oaxaca

The states with the highest number of Workers in Farming Activities during the second quarter of 2021 were Chiapas (469k), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (371k), and Michoacán de Ocampo (310k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Jalisco and Puebla with an increase of 36.4k (23.2%) and 33.6k (16.5%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Oaxaca and Chihuahua with a decrease of 99.1k (32.5%) and 25.7k (30.3%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q2: $5.75k MX, Michoacán de Ocampo

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $924 MX, Tabasco

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q1 / 2021-Q2: $3.84k MX, Ciudad de México

The states with the best average salaries for Workers in Farming Activities during second quarter of 2021 were Michoacán de Ocampo ($5.75k MX), Colima ($5.43k MX), and Jalisco ($5.08k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the second quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Tabasco and Querétaro with an increase of $924 MX (31.3%) and $817 MX (62.2%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Ciudad de México and Baja California with a decrease of $3.84k MX (100%) and $1.06k MX (18.4%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2021-Q2

  • 44.1, Women
  • 48.6, Men

At second quarter of 2021, the male workforce in Workers in Farming Activities represented the 89.5% of the employed population and women 10.5%. The male and female workforce was higher in the age group 45 to 54 years (701k men and 85.1k women).

The highest average salary was $3.97k MX received by women from 15 to 24 years, while the lowest average salary was $1.17k 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-Q2)

  • 6.34, Women
  • 6.29, Men

During the second quarter of 2021, male and female workforce in Workers in Farming Activities was concentrated in the educational segment with 4 to 6 years of schooling (1.02M men and 125k women).

The highest average salary was $5.65k MX received by men with 13 to 15 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $1.71k MX received by men 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 second quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Cattle Ranching and Farming (91.5%), Food Industry (6.75%), and Public Administration (0.67%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Retail Trade of Groceries and Food ($9.03k MX), Impartition of Justice and Maintenance of Security and Public Order ($9k MX), and Personal Care Services ($8.6k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q2

  • 84%, Workers in Farming Activities
  • 56.1%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the second quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Workers in Farming Activities reached a 84%, which implied an increase from 3.01 percentage points compared to the first quarter of 2021  (81%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 27.9 percentage points during the second quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Ciudad de México

Less Labor Informality: 53.1 %, Sinaloa

At second quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Workers in Farming Activities were Ciudad de México (100%), Hidalgo (95.3%), and Guerrero (91.7%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Coahuila de Zaragoza (62.5%), Baja California Sur (60.1%), and Sinaloa (53.1%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Workers in Farming Activities during the second quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 786k workers of which 15.8% corresponds to formal employment (124k) and 84.2% to informal employment (662k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 4 to 6 years of schooling concentrating 1.15M workers of which 13.9%  corresponds to formal employment (159k) and 86.1% corresponds to informal employment (986k).