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Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars

Occupation (8342) - 2023-Q4

  • 1.29M, Workforce
  • $6.85k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 44.9, Average age
  • 56.8, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.84, Weekly days worked
  • 3.88%, Workforce with second job
  • 72.3%, Informal Workforce
  • 10.1, Average years of Schooling

About Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars

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The workforce of Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars during fourth quarter of 2023 was 1.29M people, whose salary averaged $6.85k MX working around 56.8 hours per week.

The average age of Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars was 44.9 years. The workforce was distributed in 97% men with an average salary of $6.91k MX and, 2.97% women with average salary of $4.92k MX.

The best average salaries received by Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars were in Baja California Sur ($11.3k MX), Sinaloa ($10.4k MX), and Chihuahua ($10.1k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (222k), Ciudad de México (160k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (93.7k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Electric Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Commercialization ($19.1k MX), Legislative Bodies ($15k MX), and Metallic Ore Mining ($12.7k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Justice Administration and Security and Public Order Preservation (20.4%), Travel Agencies and Reservation Services (13.5k), and Beauty Salons and Clinics, Public Baths and Washrooms, and Shoeshine Shops (8.36k).

2.97% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $5.01k MX and 97% to men with an average salary of $6.31k MX.

At the level of states, Guerrero had the highest percentage of informal workers with 98.9% corresponding to 43.7k from 44.2k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Chihuahua with a 35.2% corresponding to 11.8k from 33.5k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 1.29M, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $6.85k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars were 1.29M being a 2.84% higher than the third quarter of 2023. (1.25M).

In the same period, an average salary of $6.85k MX was observed, registering a drop of 0.4%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($6.88k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Estado de México (222k), Ciudad de México (160k), and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (93.7k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the main positive variations occurred in Chiapas and Guanajuato with an increase of 13.6k (40.9%) and 7.95k (18.4%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Michoacán de Ocampo and Sonora with a decrease of 9.67k (21.9%) and 5.54k (25.8%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars during fourth quarter of 2023 were Baja California Sur ($11.3k MX), Sinaloa ($10.4k MX), and Chihuahua ($10.1k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the positive salary growth was higher in Campeche and Sinaloa with an increase of $2.11k MX (26.8%) and $1.36k MX (15%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Tabasco and Guerrero with a decrease of $2.46k MX (23.3%) and $1.98k MX (26.1%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2023-Q4

  • 42, Women
  • 45, Men

At fourth quarter of 2023, the male workforce in Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars represented the 97% of the employed population and women 2.97%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (344k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 35 to 44 years (16.1k).

The highest average salary was $8.04k MX received by women from 25 to 34 years, while the lowest average salary was $3.08k MX received by women from 35 to 44 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 (2023-Q4)

  • 11.5, Women
  • 10, Men

During the fourth quarter of 2023, male and female workforce in Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (497k men and 13.2k women).

The highest average salary was $8.56k MX received by men with 16 to 18 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $5.11k MX received by women 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 Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2023, the workforce was higher in Justice Administration and Security and Public Order Preservation (20.4%), Travel Agencies and Reservation Services (12.7%), and Beauty Salons and Clinics, Public Baths and Washrooms, and Shoeshine Shops (7.89%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Electric Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Commercialization ($19.1k MX), Legislative Bodies ($15k MX), and Metallic Ore Mining ($12.7k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 72.3%, Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars reached a 72.3%, which implied an increase from 1.65 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (70.6%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 17.5 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 98.9%, Guerrero

Less Labor Informality: 35.2 %, Chihuahua

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars were Guerrero (98.9%), Oaxaca (89.6%), and Morelos (89.3%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Jalisco (46.1%), Sonora (45.7%), and Chihuahua (35.2%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Bus Drivers, Trucks, Taxis and Passenger Cars during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 45 to 54 years concentrating 354k workers of which 32.4% corresponds to formal employment (115k) and 67.6% to informal employment (240k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 510k workers of which 27.1%  corresponds to formal employment (138k) and 72.9% corresponds to informal employment (372k).