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Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified

Occupation (4999) - 2023-Q4

  • 12.9k, Workforce
  • $4.99k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 40.2, Average age
  • 22.2, Weekly hours worked
  • 5.07, Weekly days worked
  • 36.8%, Workforce with second job
  • 86.7%, Informal Workforce
  • 11.1, Average years of Schooling

About Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified

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The workforce of Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified during fourth quarter of 2023 was 12.9k people, whose salary averaged $4.99k MX working around 22.2 hours per week.

The average age of Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified was 40.2 years. The workforce was distributed in 43.3% men with an average salary of $4k MX and, 56.7% women with average salary of $5.76k MX.

The best average salaries received by Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified were in Chihuahua ($21.5k MX), Sonora ($12k MX), and Campeche ($12k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (7.51k), Ciudad de México (3.38k), and Sonora (1.18k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in Beauty Salons and Clinics, Public Baths and Washrooms, and Shoeshine Shops ($13.8k MX), Retail Trade of Textile Products, except Apparel ($10.6k MX), and Retail Trade of Automobiles and Pickup Trucks ($9.03k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Retail Trade of Perfumery and Jewelry Products (6.08k), Retail Trade of Health Care Items (5.5k), and Retail Trade of Automobiles and Pickup Trucks (4.02k).

61.5% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $5.3k MX and 38.5% to men with an average salary of $2.2k MX.

At the level of states, Zacatecas had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 197 from 197 workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Sonora with a 25% corresponding to 294 from 1.18k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 12.9k, Workforce 2023-Q4
  • $4.99k MX, Average monthly salary 2023-Q4

At fourth quarter of 2023, the people who worked as Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified were 12.9k being a 14.5% lower than the third quarter of 2023. (15.1k).

In the same period, an average salary of $4.99k MX was observed, registering an increase of 668%, compared to the third quarter of 2023 ($650 MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified during the fourth quarter of 2023 were Estado de México (7.51k), Ciudad de México (3.38k), and Sonora (1.18k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the fourth quarter of 2023, the main positive variations occurred in Sonora and Ciudad de México with an increase of 756 (180%) and 589 (21.1%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Estado de México and Zacatecas with a decrease of 2.67k (26.2%) and 553 (73.7%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified during fourth quarter of 2023 were Chihuahua ($21.5k MX), Sonora ($12k MX), and Campeche ($12k MX)

Workforce and Salaries Distribution by Industries

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The visualization shows the distribution of Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified in different industries and economic sectors.

At fourth quarter of 2023, the workforce was higher in Retail Trade of Perfumery and Jewelry Products (25.2%), Retail Trade of Health Care Items (22.7%), and Retail Trade of Automobiles and Pickup Trucks (16.6%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in Beauty Salons and Clinics, Public Baths and Washrooms, and Shoeshine Shops ($13.8k MX), Retail Trade of Textile Products, except Apparel ($10.6k MX), and Retail Trade of Automobiles and Pickup Trucks ($9.03k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2023-Q4

  • 86.7%, Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified
  • 54.8%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the labor informality of Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified reached a 86.7%, which implied a decrease from 4.95 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2023  (91.7%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 32 percentage points during the fourth quarter of 2023.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Zacatecas

Less Labor Informality: 25 %, Sonora

At fourth quarter of 2023, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified were Zacatecas (100%), Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (100%), and Estado de México (100%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Chihuahua (100%), Ciudad de México (77.5%), and Sonora (25%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Other Traders, Employees in Sales and Sales Agents in Stores, not elsewhere Classified during the fourth quarter of 2023 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 8.77k workers of which 6.26% corresponds to formal employment (549) and 93.7% to informal employment (8.22k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 4.8k workers of which 27.8%  corresponds to formal employment (1.34k) and 72.2% corresponds to informal employment (3.46k).