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Preparers and Street Food Vendors

Occupation (9521) - 2024-Q1

  • 808k, Workforce
  • $4.1k MX, Average monthly salary
  • 43.3, Average age
  • 34.8, Weekly hours worked
  • 4.91, Weekly days worked
  • 5.68%, Workforce with second job
  • 96.9%, Informal Workforce
  • 8.05, Average years of Schooling

About Preparers and Street Food Vendors

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The workforce of Preparers and Street Food Vendors during first quarter of 2024 was 808k people, whose salary averaged $4.1k MX working around 34.8 hours per week.

The average age of Preparers and Street Food Vendors was 43.3 years. The workforce was distributed in 43.9% men with an average salary of $4.72k MX and, 56.1% women with average salary of $3.61k MX.

The best average salaries received by Preparers and Street Food Vendors were in Nayarit ($6.51k MX), Nuevo León ($6.46k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($6.45k MX) while the workforce was larger in Estado de México (153k), Ciudad de México (75.6k), and Puebla (52.8k).

In terms of industries, the best average salaries were in General Public Administration ($21.7k MX), Higher Technical Education Schools ($10k MX), and Amusement Parks and Arcades ($8k MX), while the workforce was concentrated on Retail Trade of Beverages, Ice and Tobacco (644k), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (52.5k), and Retail Trade of Apparel, Costume Jewelry and Clothing Accessories (9.81k).

55.8% of the total informal workers correspond to women with an average salary of $3.52k MX and 44.2% to men with an average salary of $4.65k MX.

At the level of states, Yucatán had the highest percentage of informal workers with 100% corresponding to 14.2k from 14.2k workers, while the state with the lowest percentage of informal workers was Baja California with a 85.7% corresponding to 12.2k from 14.2k workers.

Workforce and Salaries Evolution

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  • 808k, Workforce 2024-Q1
  • $4.1k MX, Average monthly salary 2024-Q1

At first quarter of 2024, the people who worked as Preparers and Street Food Vendors were 808k being a 7.53% lower than the fourth quarter of 2023. (874k).

In the same period, an average salary of $4.1k MX was observed, registering a drop of 5.23%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2023 ($4.32k MX).

Workforce by State

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The states with the highest number of Preparers and Street Food Vendors during the first quarter of 2024 were Estado de México (153k), Ciudad de México (75.6k), and Puebla (52.8k)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2024, the main positive variations occurred in Ciudad de México and Chihuahua with an increase of 15.7k (26.3%) and 6.45k (89.2%), respectively. On the other hand, the negative variations were accentuated in Puebla and Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave with a decrease of 20.8k (28.2%) and 17.1k (25.3%), respectively.

Salaries by State

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The states with the best average salaries for Preparers and Street Food Vendors during first quarter of 2024 were Nayarit ($6.51k MX), Nuevo León ($6.46k MX), and Coahuila de Zaragoza ($6.45k MX)

Comparing the first quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2024, the positive salary growth was higher in Puebla and Colima with an increase of $1.01k MX (23.2%) and $1k MX (24.2%), respectively. Por otro lado, las variaciones salariales negativas se acentuaron en Baja California Sur and Estado de México with a decrease of $2.46k MX (28.9%) and $1.45k MX (34.9%), respectively.

Average Salary and Workforce by Sex and Age

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Average Age 2024-Q1

  • 43.4, Women
  • 43.2, Men

At first quarter of 2024, the male workforce in Preparers and Street Food Vendors represented the 43.9% of the employed population and women 56.1%. The male workforce was higher in the age group of 25 to 34 years (70.1k), while the female workforce was higher in the age group of 45 to 54 years (100k).

The highest average salary was $6.59k MX received by men from 35 to 44 years, while the lowest average salary was $2.04k 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 (2024-Q1)

  • 8.15, Women
  • 7.92, Men

During the first quarter of 2024, male and female workforce in Preparers and Street Food Vendors was concentrated in the educational segment with 7 to 9 years of schooling (125k men and 154k women).

The highest average salary was $5.06k MX received by men with 10 to 12 years of schooling, while the lowest average salary was $2.47k MX received by women 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 Preparers and Street Food Vendors in different industries and economic sectors.

At first quarter of 2024, the workforce was higher in Retail Trade of Beverages, Ice and Tobacco (89.2%), Retail Trade of Groceries and Food (7.28%), and Retail Trade of Apparel, Costume Jewelry and Clothing Accessories (1.36%).

In the same period, the best average salaries were received in General Public Administration ($21.7k MX), Higher Technical Education Schools ($10k MX), and Amusement Parks and Arcades ($8k MX).

Labor Informality

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Labor Informality

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Labor Informality 2024-Q1

  • 96.9%, Preparers and Street Food Vendors
  • 54.3%, Average Informality in Mexico

During the first quarter of 2024, the labor informality of Preparers and Street Food Vendors reached a 96.9%, which implied a decrease from 0.046 percentage points compared to the fourth quarter of 2023  (96.9%).

The labor informality of this occupation was higher than informality at the country level in 42.5 percentage points during the first quarter of 2024.

Labor Informality by State

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Greater Labor Informality: 100%, Yucatán

Less Labor Informality: 85.7 %, Baja California

At first quarter of 2024, the states with the highest rate of labor informality in Preparers and Street Food Vendors were Yucatán (100%), Quintana Roo (100%), and Jalisco (100%).

The states with the lowest informality rate were Sonora (89.4%), Aguascalientes (86.8%), and Baja California (85.7%).

Labor Informality by Age and Education

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Workforce

The workforce of Preparers and Street Food Vendors during the first quarter of 2024 was higher in the age group with 35 to 44 years concentrating 165k workers of which 3.41% corresponds to formal employment (5.63k) and 96.6% to informal employment (159k).

Regarding the schooling years, the workforce was higher in the range with 7 to 9 years of schooling concentrating 280k workers of which 2.91%  corresponds to formal employment (8.14k) and 97.1% corresponds to informal employment (272k).