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Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining

Occupation (7111) - 2023-Q4

  • 13.5k, Workforce
  • $8.72k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 40.9, Average age
  • 50.8, Weekly hours worked
  • 6.13, Weekly days worked
  • 5.44%, Workforce with second job
  • 25.8%, Informal Workforce
  • 9.34, Average years of Schooling

About Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining

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The workforce of Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining during fourth quarter of 2023 was 13.5k people, whose salary averaged $8.72k MX working around 50.8 hours per week.

The average age of Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining was 40.9 years. The workforce was distributed in 96.5% men with an average salary of $8.79k MX and, 3.52% women with average salary of $6.92k MX.

The best average salaries received by Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining were in Hidalgo ($40.4k MX), Aguascalientes ($12.9k MX), and Nayarit ($10k MX) while the workforce was larger in Guanajuato (3.59k), Zacatecas (2.21k), and Sonora (1.27k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Nonmetallic Ore Mining ($10.8k MX), Metallic Ore Mining ($6.96k MX), and Coal Mining ($5.29k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Metallic Ore Mining (18.4k), Business Administration Services (3.59k), and Coal Mining (1.86k).

4.38% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $2.15k MX and 95.6% to men with an average salary of $19.9k MX.

At the level of states, Querétaro had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 321 from 321 workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Hidalgo with a 57.7% corresponding to 556 from 963 workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 13.5k, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $8.72k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining were 13.5k being a 32.2% lower than the third quarter of 2023. (20k).

In the same period, an average salary of $8.72k MX was observed, registering a drop of 6.32%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($9.31k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Guanajuato (3.59k), Zacatecas (2.21k), and Sonora (1.27k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the main positive variations occurred in Sonora and Aguascalientes with an increase of 844 (196%) and 49 (96.1%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Chihuahua and Sinaloa with a decrease of 2.42k (71.4%) and 1.27k (59.2%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining during fourth quarter of 2023 were Hidalgo ($40.4k MX), Aguascalientes ($12.9k MX), and Nayarit ($10k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the positive salary growth was higher in Nayarit and Zacatecas with an increase of $3.36k MX (50.4%) and $689 MX (11.8%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Chihuahua and Coahuila de Zaragoza with a decrease of $6.43k MX (43.6%) and $4.01k MX (46.4%), respectively.

Workforce and Salaries Distribution by Industries

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The visualization shows the distribution of Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2023, the workforce was higher in Metallic Ore Mining (71.6%), Business Administration Services (14%), and Coal Mining (7.26%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Nonmetallic Ore Mining ($10.8k MX), Metallic Ore Mining ($6.96k MX), and Coal Mining ($5.29k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 25.8%, Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining reached a 25.8%, which implied an increase from 7.29 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (18.5%).

The labor informality of this occupation was lower than informality at the country level in 29 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Querétaro

Less Labor Informality: 57.7 %, Hidalgo

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining were Querétaro (100%), Nayarit (100%), and Chihuahua (66.7%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Sonora (62.2%), Durango (58.2%), and Hidalgo (57.7%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Miners and Workers in Extracting Metal Ore Mining during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 4.75k workers of which 93.2% corresponds to formal employment (4.42k) and 6.78% to informal employment (322).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 8.56k workers of which 80.9%  corresponds to formal employment (6.92k) and 19.1% corresponds to informal employment (1.64k).