Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel

Occupation (7112) - 2021-Q4

  • 16k, Workforce
  • $4.85k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 38.2, Average age
  • 40.6, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.2, Weekly days worked
  • 12%, Workforce with second job
  • 84.4%, Informal Workforce
  • 7.44, Average years of Schooling

About Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel

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The workforce of Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel during fourth quarter of 2021 was 16k people, whose salary averaged $4.85k MX working around 40.6 hours per week.

The average age of Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel was 38.2 years. The workforce was distributed in 96.2% men with an average salary of $4.64k MX and, 3.77% women with average salary of $10.3k MX.

The best average salaries received by Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel were in Colima ($18.1k MX), Hidalgo ($11.1k MX), and Quintana Roo ($10.8k MX) while the workforce was larger in Puebla (6.64k), Oaxaca (3.48k), and Querétaro (1.02k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Metal Ore Mining ($11.1k MX), Manufacture of Furniture, Mattresses and Blinds ($8.6k MX), and Waste Treatment and Disposal ($8k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying (9.75k), Product Manufacturing Nonmetallic Minerals (20.3%), and Building Equipment Contractors (650).

2.53% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $1.72k MX and 97.5% to men with an average salary of $4.23k MX.

At the level of states, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 945 from 945 workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Colima with a 15.8% corresponding to 49 from 310 workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 16k, Workforce 2021-Q4
  • $4.85k MX, Average monthly salary 2021-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2021, the people who worked as Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel were 16k being a 41.4% higher than the third quarter of 2021. (11.3k).

In the same period, an average salary of $4.85k MX was observed, registering an increase of 2.95%, compared to the third quarter of 2021 ($4.71k MX).

Workforce by State

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Top 1 Workforce 2021-Q4: 6.64k, Puebla

Greater Increase in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 3.64k, Puebla

Greater Decrease in Workforce 2021-Q3/ 2021-Q4: 182, Aguascalientes

The states with the highest number of Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel during the fourth quarter of 2021 were Puebla (6.64k), Oaxaca (3.48k), and Querétaro (1.02k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the main positive variations occurred in Puebla and Oaxaca with an increase of 3.64k (122%) and 1.28k (58.4%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Aguascalientes and Durango with a decrease of 182 (44%) and 137 (25.5%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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Top 1 Average Salary 2021-Q4: $18.1k MX, Colima

Greater Salary Increase 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $2.35k MX, Oaxaca

Greater Salary Decrease 2021-Q3 / 2021-Q4: $28.4k MX, Campeche

The states with the best average salaries for Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel during fourth quarter of 2021 were Colima ($18.1k MX), Hidalgo ($11.1k MX), and Quintana Roo ($10.8k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2021, the positive salary growth was higher in Oaxaca and Durango with an increase of $2.35k MX (55.3%) and $2.16k MX (47.9%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Campeche and Baja California Sur with a decrease of $28.4k MX (91.7%) and $4.38k MX (34.9%), respectively.

Workforce and Salaries Distribution by Industries

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The visualization shows the distribution of Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2021, the workforce was higher in Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying (69.4%), Product Manufacturing Nonmetallic Minerals (20.3%), and Building Equipment Contractors (4.63%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Metal Ore Mining ($11.1k MX), Manufacture of Furniture, Mattresses and Blinds ($8.6k MX), and Waste Treatment and Disposal ($8k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2021-Q4

  • 84.4%, Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel
  • 55.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2021, the labor informality of Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel reached a 84.4%, which implied an increase from 9.33 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2021  (75.1%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 28.6 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2021.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

Less Labor Informality: 15.8 %, Colima

At fourth quarter of 2021, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel were Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (100%), Oaxaca (100%), and Guerrero (100%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Guanajuato (65.9%), Zacatecas (43.8%), and Colima (15.8%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Workers in the Extraction of Quarry, Clay, Sand, Stone and Gravel during the fourth quarter of 2021 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 4.22k workers of which 10.7% corresponds to formal employment (451) and 89.3% to informal employment (3.77k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 6.7k workers of which 6.72%  corresponds to formal employment (450) and 93.3% corresponds to informal employment (6.25k).